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Kevin A. Maxim

Kevin A. Maxim

Principal / Shareholder
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Phone:
404-537-2788
888-878-5312 (Toll Free)
Fax:
404-924-4273
Email:

Attorney Kevin A. Maxim is a member of the Georgia State Bar and Alabama State Bar. He has appeared pro hac vice in actions throughout the southeastern United States, from the mountains of Virginia to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Before establishing The Maxim Law Firm on January 1, 2009, Kevin practiced in complex litigation for more than fourteen years, most of them in what became an international law firm of 500-plus lawyers. Those fourteen years, along with his years as the principal in his own law firm, have provided Kevin litigation experience and leadership skills in an expansive array of subject matter areas. For the years including 2010-2017, he was selected as one of Georgia's Super Lawyers, by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business. Kevin has been named one of the Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers for each of the years 2012 through and including 2017. Georgia Trend also named him one of its 2012, 2013, and 2015 Legal Elite. LexisNexis Martindale Hubbell has recognized Kevin with its highest peer-review rating, "AV - Preeminent."  In addition, Avvo has awarded Kevin its highest ranking, "10.0 - Superb - Top Attorney - Litigation." 

The Maxim Law Firm offers big-firm knowledge and experience at highly competitive rates. The Firm is determined to provide its clients a level of responsiveness and customer service that is second to none.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Disputes
  • Real Property Disputes
  • Internet-Related Disputes
  • Banking, Lending, and Secured Transaction Disputes
  • Aircraft Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Trademark and Copyright Disputes
  • Anti-Trust, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
  • Consumer Finance Disputes

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Special Master for certain litigation proceedings by appointment of the Superior Court of Fulton County (2015 - present)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1994
  • Alabama, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1998

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1994
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 1991
    • Honors: Outstanding Co-op. - 1991 Chemical Engineering Class
    • Major: Chemical Engineering

Published Works

  • Annual Analysis of Georgia Class Action Law, "The Law of Class Action: Fifty-State Survey", formerly known as "Survey of State Class Action Law", American Bar Association's Section on Litigation, 1999 to Present
  • "Litigating Rule 23(g) -- Inspiring Originality on Both Sides of the Class Bar", 8 Class Action Litigation Report (CLASS), No. 9, at p. 350, 2007

Classes/Seminars

  • "Federal Internet Law & Civil Remedies" - Moderated Panel, and Presented on Federal Computer Fraud & Abuse Act, Federal Bar Association's Annual Meeting and Convention, Salt Lake City, UT, September 11, 2015
  • "Technology in the Northern District Courtroom," Production Committee, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, 2008 - 2009
  • "Emerging Issues in Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA) Litigation", Federal Bar Association, National Convention, 2007
  • Vance Forum on the Bill of Rights: "Kelo v. New London and the Eminent Domain Debate" - Event Co-Chair, Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association, 2013 - 2016
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter - Chair of Planning Committee for 2017 FBA Annual Meeting & Convention, 2015 - Present
  • Judicial Selection & Tenure Committee, Atlanta Bar Association, 2016 - Present
  • Fellow, Foundation of the Federal Bar Association, 2012 - Present
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2016 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association's Honorable Sarah T. Hughes Civil Rights Award Selection Committee Chair, 2013
  • Federal Bar Association's Constitution, Bylaws, Rules and Resolutions Committee, 2012 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, Advisory Committee, 2010 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, President, 2009 - 2010
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, President-Elect, 2008 - 2009
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, Vice President, 2007 - 2008
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, Treasurer, 2006 - 2007
  • Federal Bar Association's National Council, 2009 - 2014
  • American Bar Association Advisory Panel, Section on Litigation
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Section on Litigation
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Commercial Litigation Committee and Class Action Litigation Subcommittee
  • The Lawyers Club of Atlanta

Past Employment Positions

  • Troutman Sanders LLP, Counsel, 2000 - 2008
  • Lord, Bissell & Brook (now Locke Lord Bissell Liddell), Associate, 1994 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Honorary Trustee, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 2017 - Present
  • Board of Trustees, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 2008 - 2016
  • Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 2016 - Present
  • Secretary, Fernbank Museum of Natural History Board of Trustees, 2011 - 2012
  • University of Cincinnati College of Engineering Dean's Advisory Council, 2009 - Present
  • Emory University School of Law, Volunteer Practitioner Participant in "Orientation to Professionalism" Programs, 2012 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia Military and Veterans Legal Assistance Program - Volunteer Attorney, 2017 - Present
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Fernbank Museum's Artemis Young Professionals Guild, 2006 - 2007
  • Board of Directors, Fernbank Museum's Artemis Young Professionals Guild, 2000 - 2007
  • Haygood Hoops – Assistant coach for second and third grade girls' basketball teams, 2011 - 2013
  • Inman Middle School - Crosswalk Dads, 2012 - 2013
  • Morningside Elementary School - PTA Parent Work Days Coordinator, 2013 - 2014
  • Morningside Elementary School - Chess Club Coordinator, 2007 - 2013
  • Morningside-Lenox Park Association – Monumental Ball Planning Committee, 2010 - 2015
  • Morningside Elementary School – PTA Nominating Committee, 2012 - 2013
  • Atlanta Legal Aid: Eviction Defense Litigation Program, 2005 - 2008

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Chi

The Maxim Law Firm, P.C. is a Georgia complex litigation firm that represents clients throughout the greater Atlanta metro, including Buckhead, Sandy Springs, Decatur, Roswell, Marietta, Alpharetta, Stone Mountain, Lawrenceville, Vinings, Smyrna, Cumming, Duluth, Conyers, Covington, Stockbridge, Lithonia and Douglasville, and in the following counties: Fulton County, Dekalb County, Gwinnett County, Cobb County, Henry County, Cherokee County, Forsyth County, Clayton County, Fayette County, Hall County and Rockdale County.