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Maximiliano J. Silvestre


An associate in the Corporate & Securities and Motor Vehicle Groups, Max advises motor vehicle manufacturers on the management of their distribution networks and assists with the drafting of distribution arrangements, licenses, and agreements relating to motor vehicle manufacturer-dealership relationships, including the purchasing and selling of dealerships, policy drafting, dealer terminations, and repurchase obligations. He also assists manufacturers with the drafting of various contracts ranging from financial transactions and joint ventures to data privacy arrangements.

Max’s practice also includes complex corporate and commercial matters such as mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters, and franchise transactions. He has experience with the drafting of franchise disclosure documents, private and public acquisitions, emerging companies, and private investments.

Representative Experience

Activities & Honors

  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Forum on Franchising
  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Member, Will County Bar Association
  • Criminology Editor, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • Research Assistant, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

Speaking Engagements & Presentations

Articles & Publications



Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015

Carnegie Mellon University, B.S., Scholars and Humanities Scholars Program, 2010

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • State of Wisconsin
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