Brad J. Axelrod, Partner

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group$ Corporate & Securities Group

  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group
  • Corporate & Securities Group


Brad has three decades of experience advising clients on all sides of complex bankruptcy, restructuring, and distressed debt matters across all industries, with particularly deep experience in energy, construction, engineering, and infrastructure businesses. Over his career he has represented virtually every type of party with an interest in a complex restructuring matter or bankruptcy case, including Chapter 11 debtors, trustees, examiners, committees, and creditors of all rank. He has substantial experience representing acquirers of troubled and bankrupt businesses, and institutional and alternative DIP lenders. Brad spent the first seven years of his career in the Restructuring and Bankruptcy Reorganization department of Skadden Arps before moving to Louisiana, where he represented clients across the Southeast and Texas, including numerous power and energy services companies, and developed substantial expertise in project development and project finance in the power and renewables industries.


Brad earned his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.