Maximillian Schultz focuses his practice on a variety of issues arising in complex commercial and corporate litigation in state and federal courts. He has experience in all aspects of litigation across a variety of substantive areas, including breach of contract, breach of corporate duties, and fraud. Max also has experience in handling environmental matters ranging from litigation, appeals, and regulatory compliance to sales, redevelopment projects, and risk management strategies.
Prior to joining McCarter, Max was a judicial clerk for the Hon. Ferris Wharton, Superior Court of Delaware, New Castle County. He also served as a legal policy law clerk with the Defenders Association of Philadelphia and as a volunteer attorney with the Montgomery County Office of the Public Defender. In those roles, Max helped to create a non-monetary bail system to replace Philadelphia’s current cash bail system and drafted new law as well as changes to existing state and county law to implement proposed bail changes. He also interviewed clients and appeared in court on their behalf for bail review and Gagnon 1 probation violation hearings, among other duties.
While in law school, Max was a student attorney at the Appellate and Post-Conviction Advocacy Clinic in Baltimore where he drafted and argued an appellate brief on behalf of his client before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. He also served as a summer extern with the FINRA Enforcement Division where he was responsible for drafting legal memorandum in preparation for on-the-record interviews, and for researching and drafting legal memorandum regarding regulations and potentially applicable charges against a broker-dealer.
Max graduated from the University of Maryland Law School where he was a Leadership Scholar and received his BA from the University of Maryland where he was a College Park Scholar.