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Kevin A. Maxim - Atlanta, GA

1718 Peachtree Street N.W.Suite 599 Atlanta, GA 30309

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Updated: 11/15/2023

Atlanta Contract Litigation Lawyer

Overview

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...

About Kevin A. Maxim

Practice Areas

  • Contract Litigation
  • 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

Qualifications

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

Specialties and Certifications

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

Other Affiliations

  • General Counsel, Federal Bar Association, 2017 - 2018
  • Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association (2018 to 2021 (now at term-limit))
  • Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association, 2013 - 2016
  • Federal Bar Association, National Membership Chair, 2023 to present
  • Federal Bar Association, Deputy Membership Chair, 2022 to 2023
  • Federal Bar Association, Chair of Task Force on FBA Annual Meeting & Convention, 2022 to present
  • FBA Law Student Division Board member (ex officio) – 2023 to present
  • Federal Bar Association, Kintner Public Service Scholarship Selection Committee, 2022 to 2023
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter - Chair of Planning Committee for 2017 FBA Annual Meeting & Convention, 2015 to 2017
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Judicial Selection & Tenure Committee, 2016 to 2017
  • Fellow, Foundation of the Federal Bar Association, 2012 to 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, Chair of Constitution, Bylaws, Rules and Resolutions Committee, 2016 to 2017
  • Federal Bar Association's Constitution, Bylaws, Rules and Resolutions Committee, 2012, 2014, 2015 to 2018
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, 2010 - Present (Advisory Committee)
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, 2009 - 2010 (President)
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, 2008 - 2009 (President-Elect)
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, 2007 - 2008 (Vice President)
  • Federal Bar Association, Atlanta Chapter, 2006 - 2007 (Treasurer)
  • Federal Bar Association's National Council, 2009 - Present
  • 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 – Member 2007 to present

Education

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

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Sigma Chi

Past 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

Classes and 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

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Kevin A. Maxim

Included on the 2024 Georgia list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Georgia Super Lawyers list

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Office Information

Address

1718 Peachtree Street N.W.Suite 599 Atlanta, GA 30309

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Publication

Articles

  • 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

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