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Stephen Mark Axinn, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962.


Axinn, Stephen Mark was born on October 21, 1938 in New York City. Son of Mack N. and Lili H. (Tannenbaum) Axinn.


Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University, New York, 1959. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, New York City, 1962.


Associate Cahill & Gordon, New York City, 1963-1964, Malcolm A. Hoffman, New York City, 1964-1966, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City, 1966-1969, partner, 1970-1997, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, New York City, since 1997. Adjunct professor Law School New York University, 1981-1983, Law School Columbia University, 1983-1985. Counsel Bellsouth in acquisition by American Telephone & Telegraph Company.

Lead counsel WorldCom-Sprint merger investigation and litigation Antitrust Division United States Department Justice, 1999-2000. Special counsel United States Department Justice Antitrust Director, 1999–2000.


Chairman lawyers division United Jewish Appeal, New York City, 1985-1987. Member executive committee, treasurer Jewish Theological Seminary American, 1984-1996. Member board visitors Columbia Law School, 1993-1998.

Member advisory panel on environmental crimes by orngs. United States Sentencing Commission, 1992-1994. Captain United States Army, 1965-1968.

Member American Bar Association (council antitrust section 1983-1985), New York State Bar Association (chairman antitrust section 1982-1983), Department Justice. Antitrust Division (special counsel 1999-2000).


Married Stephanie Chertok, May 12, 1963. Children: Audrey, David, Jill.