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Maxwell Herman

Maxwell Herman

Senior Associate

Maxwell is a senior associate in our dispute resolution practice.

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Experience

Maxwell is a senior associate in the firm's dispute resolution practice, concentrating on cross-border, product liability, climate change and class action litigation. He represents domestic and international companies in disputes in U.S. courts and advises companies in disputes in Canada and South America. 
 
Maxwell has represented clients in the consumer products, life settlements, technology, oil and gas and real estate industries, and has acted as trial counsel on behalf of clients in both state and federal court. Maxwell also counsels clients in the tobacco, cannabis, and consumer products sectors on U.S. regulatory risks.
 
Maxwell's experience includes:
 
  • trial counsel to a life settlements investor in half-billion dollar dispute resulting in federal jury verdict in favor of client*
  • trial counsel to a real estate technology company in series of contractual disputes resolved in favor of client*
  • national counsel to an industrial products manufacturer in nationwide state and federal class action product liability litigation*
  • appellate counsel to a software technology company in international intellectual property dispute*
  • international coordinating counsel to a consumer products manufacturer in billion dollar health care recoupment lawsuits filed by governments in Canada and Brazil 

*indicates experience acquired at a previous firm.

Background

Maxwell obtained his J.D. from Fordham Law School and his B.A., summa cum laude, from Lehigh University.  Following law school, Maxwell served as law clerk to the Honorable Claire C. Cecchi of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and to the Honorable Jessica R. Mayer of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Multicounty Litigation (Pharmaceutical Mass Tort) Part.

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