MICHELLE AXELROD is a Managing Director of Porzio Life Sciences. As a former in-house counsel and leader in compliance, Ms. Axelrod is well-versed in the inner workings of the life sciences industry. She understands the collaborative effort required for crafting and maintaining successful and cost-effective compliance programs, as well as the challenges associated with such programs.
Ms. Axelrod is also a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. in the Life Sciences Compliance and Regulatory Counseling team, and a member of the firm's Management Committee. In this role, she counsels life science companies on legal, regulatory, and compliance issues related to product communications, interactions with healthcare professionals, and related sales, marketing, and distribution activities. She also provides direction and oversight on risk assessments and audits, and the development and implementation of effective policies, procedures, and training programs, to support companies’ compliance initiatives.