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Maxwell Brown

Maxwell Brown



New York
T: 212.808.8100
F: 212.808.8108

Prior to joining Kostelanetz LLP, Maxwell Brown was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell for over four years. In that time, he represented financial institutions, individuals, and corporate clients from a variety of industries in complex civil litigation, including commercial disputes, consumer class actions, and employment actions.

Max’s pro bono practice has included representing an individual suing the City of New York and police officers for excessive force, as well as providing assistance with asylum applications.

Max received his B.A. cum laude and with distinction in the History Major from Yale University, where he also received the Gerald R. Ford Scholar-Athlete award as a member of the cross country and track and field teams. Max received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Hamilton Fellow with a full merit scholarship, James Kent Scholar, editor of the Columbia Law Review, and recipient of the Young B. Smith prize for highest proficiency in the law of torts and the Whitney North Seymour medal for greatest promise in trial advocacy. During law school, Max spent the summer of 2015 as a legal intern in the chambers of Judge Valerie Caproni of the Southern District of New York.

Prior to law school, Max worked in Seoul and Beijing as a teacher and with an education startup.

B.A. Yale University (2010)
J.D. Columbia Law School (2017)

New York, First Department (2018)
SDNY (2018)
EDNY (2018)

Max Brown - SuperLawyers