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Max Romanow’s practice primarily focuses on commercial litigation in federal and state courts across the United States and before arbitral bodies. Max has represented clients from the manufacturing, financial services, pharmaceutical, and public sectors in civil cases involving fraud, third-party liability, consumer protection, contract law, property law, and constitutional law. He also maintains a robust white collar practice, and has extensive experience conducting internal investigations and defending clients against government enforcement actions. These matters encompass an equally diverse range of legal issues, including 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.


  • Pharmaceutical manufacturer in federal court litigation involving alleged fraudulent conduct by a vendor.
  • Multifamily office in federal court litigation involving contribution claim brought by a vendor.
  • Locomotive manufacturer in federal court litigation and arbitration against suppliers for breach of warranty and breach of supply agreement.
  • Administrative and collateral agent for lenders in federal court litigation against borrower 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