Max provides counsel in a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions. He works closely and enthusiastically with clients to identify, communicate, and resolve legal issues—all with the aim of realizing client goals.

Max concentrates his practice on the sale, acquisition, development, financing, and leasing of various types of commercial real estate properties. He represents real estate investment trusts (REITs), corporations, commercial and investment banks, and other real estate investors and developers in various transactions. His practice further encompasses representing landlords and tenants in commercial office, industrial, and retail leasing transactions.

Prior to joining BFKN, Max served as a judicial intern for Iowa District Court Judge Paul D. Scott and was also legislative intern for Senator Chuck Grassley.



  • State of Illinois


  • Washington University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2023
  • Augustana College, B.A., Political Science and English, summa cum laude, 2019



  • Senior Editor, Washington University Law Review
  • First Amendment Clinic, Washington University School of Law
  • Phi Beta Kappa
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