Brian C. Axt, Partner

Phone: (602) 456-6110

Brian Axt focuses his practice on products liability, insurance coverage, professional liability, construction, defect, transportation defense, bodily injury defense, automobile liability and general civil litigation. Prior to joining Resnick & Louis, he practiced in the State of New York where he handled complex construction accident, personal injury, premises, motor vehicle and products liability cases.

While in law school, Brian was on the Dean’s List for three semesters, was a member of the school’s National Trial Team and was also an Associate Editor of the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology. Upon graduation, Brian was inducted into Albany Law School’s Justinian Society for students who graduate with honors.

Brian has obtained the dismissal of several cases on pre-trial motions in both State and Federal Court and has also achieved excellent results while representing his clients at arbitration, mediation and trial. Brian has tried & arbitrated numerous insurance cases and also has extensive experience handling wrongful death matters and representing business managers, insurance brokers and agents in professional liability, insurance and business litigation matters.

Representative Cases:

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of corporate client at arbitration that involved allegations of negligence in causing a motor vehicle accident.

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of corporate client at the trial of a property damage matter that involved allegations of negligently disposing of a motor vehicle at a recycling facility.

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a homeowners association following a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge that involved allegations that the HOA Board was not properly enforcing the HOA’s covenants, conditions and restrictions.

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a corporate client at arbitration that involved allegations that a wheelchair ramp at a bowling alley had been negligently constructed.

Obtained summary judgement, costs and the dismissal of all claims on behalf of the manufacturer of an oil lubrication system in a products liability action that involved a fire occurring in a harvester that resulted in the total loss of the harvester.

Obtained summary judgment and the dismissal of a breach of contract action that was based upon the failure to pay a termination fee pursuant to a commercial lease.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a general contractor on its contractual indemnification claim against its hired subcontractor, including the reimbursement of $90,000 in attorneys’ fees, in a construction litigation action.

Obtained a dismissal of a complaint on behalf of a client that involved allegations of attorney malpractice.

  • J.D., cum laude, Albany Law School, 2006
  • B.S., Indiana University, 2002

Professional Affiliations:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Member of Construction and Litigation Sections
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel

  • 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers- Rising Star
  • 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers- Rising Star

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