Claire K. Axelrood Associate caxelrood@bclawllc.com 312-855-9303

Claire concentrates her practice in the defense of physicians, hospitals, nurses, and other health care providers against claims of medical negligence. Her medical malpractice defense work involves pre-litigation investigation and counseling, as well as guidance and recommendations to her clients in various risk management strategies.

Claire earned her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2021. While at Chicago-Kent, Claire was a captain of the Trial Advocacy Team and competed nationally. Prior to law school, Claire earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from DePaul University.

Prior to joining Barker, Castro & Steinback, LLC, Claire worked as a law clerk at one of Chicago’s preeminent plaintiff litigation firms. While in law school, Claire gained experience as a judicial extern for the Honorable Jorge Alonso of the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

Claire is licensed to practice law in Illinois.

Claire concentrates her practice in the defense of physicians, hospitals, nurses, and other health care providers against claims of medical negligence. Her medical malpractice defense work involves pre-litigation investigation and counseling, as well as guidance and recommendations to her clients in various risk management strategies.

Claire earned her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2021. While at Chicago-Kent, Claire was a captain of the Trial Advocacy Team and competed nationally. Prior to law school, Claire earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from DePaul University.

Prior to joining Barker, Castro & Steinback, LLC, Claire worked as a law clerk at one of Chicago’s preeminent plaintiff litigation firms. While in law school, Claire gained experience as a judicial extern for the Honorable Jorge Alonso of the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

Claire is licensed to practice law in Illinois.

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D. (2021)
  • DePaul University, B.A. (2016)
  • Illinois