Skip to main content

Max Romanow focuses his practice on commercial litigation and white collar defense. He has litigated complex contract, real estate, and third-party liability cases on behalf of the firm's manufacturing and financial services clients. He has also handled government enforcement actions and internal investigations related to antitrust, healthcare fraud and COVID-19 vaccine distribution, immigration, banking, employment, and workplace safety.

Max received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where he served as a member of the Chicago Journal of International Law and as a clinical student in the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic. Also during law school, he externed for the Honorable Virginia M. Kendall of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Max graduated summa cum laude from the University of Miami (FL) with his B.B.A. in Legal Studies.


  • Multifamily office in defense of contribution claim brought by vendor in federal court.
  • Locomotive manufacturer in federal court litigation and arbitration against suppliers for breach of warranty and breach of contract.
  • Administrative and collateral agent for lenders in federal court litigation against restaurant chain for breach of credit agreement.



  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2020
  • B.B.A., Legal Studies, University of Miami, 2016, summa cum laude


  • New York
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York