Max represents companies in all stages of development, with a particular focus on founding entrepreneurs, startups, emerging growth companies and small- to mid-cap companies across various industries.
Max has extensive experience in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including angel and seed round financings, venture capital and growth equity financings, M&A, fund formation and debt financings. He also works closely with clients to provide strategic business insights and outside general counsel services, including advising on corporate governance and organizational matters, intellectual property protection and licensing, equity compensation and other employee incentive structures, advertising, marketing and privacy.
In addition to representing emerging growth companies, Max also has extensive experience representing venture capital and growth equity funds, buyout funds, financial institutions, registered investment funds, business development companies (BDCs), special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), angel investors and family offices.
Before Fox Rothschild
Prior to joining Fox, Max was an associate in the New York office of Dentons US LLP. He also previously worked in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in its financial institutions, mergers and acquisitions and investment management practices.
While in law school, where Max was a Mitchell Jacobson Law & Business Scholar, he was staff editor of the NYU Journal of Law and Business and served in the Summer Honors Program of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Enforcement Division). Additionally, he served as a legislative intern at the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, handling preparation and oversight for the nomination hearings process of Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan.
Prior to his practice of law, Max co-founded a small gourmet pizza shop in Vermont that has since expanded into a thriving, multi-venture enterprise.