No matter what the type of organization, playing an active role in the political decision-making process and policy formation is no longer a luxury—it is an imperative.
With an eye for recovering or minimizing financial losses, Max Fetaz represents his clients in both commercial and securities litigation. Max represents publicly traded companies and their respective directors in shareholder derivative suits, and has broad experience in contract disputes and other breach of fiduciary duty disputes. Max’s recent successes include dismissal of a patron dispute against a gaming licensee and enforcing a bidder’s rights under Nevada’s public procurement laws. Whether obtaining an injunction to stop an action detrimental to his client’s interest or achieving his client’s desired outcome with summary judgment, Max’s balanced approach to the law allows his clients to be successful in the courtroom no matter the dispute.
In his current practice, Max also draws on his unique insight into Nevada’s specialty Business Court . Prior to joining the firm, Max worked as a Business Court law clerk for the Honorable Elizabeth G. Gonzalez, of the Eighth Judicial District Court, Nevada. With this experience, he offers his clients the guidance to successfully navigate the Business Court’s docket and procedures. Prior to law school, Max worked in the finance industry as a regional private banker for Wells Fargo Bank.
Represented an owner on a $12.3 million, 226 unit senior residential apartment complex project. The claims were asserted against the general contractor and architect, and included construction defect, breach of contract, and fraud claims. The matter was successfully resolved during trial resulting in a favorable settlement for our client.
Successfully enjoined improper award of $26.5 million enterprise class network equipment contract due to violation of public procurement laws, and ultimately resulted in client receiving contract from public body.
Obtained favorable settlements on behalf of exercise equipment manufacturer in product liability cases in Las Vegas.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Receives Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award from the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Kokesh May Lead to Lower Monetary Sanctions in SEC Enforcement ProceedingsBrownstein Client Alert, June 21, 2017
The Year Ahead for GCs and Compliance Officers: Reporting from the Annual SIFMA Compliance & Legal Society SeminarCo-author, Brownstein Client Alert, March 27, 2017
Brownstein Victory Demonstrates Value of Vigorously Challenging Materiality Allegations in Securities Fraud TrialsBrownstein Client Alert, January 10, 2017
Supreme Court Opens Pathway To Increased Insider Trading ProsecutionsBrownstein Client Alert, December 7, 2016
Insider Trading - Will The U.S. Supreme Court Roll Back Newman?Brownstein Client Alert, October 7, 2016
D.C. Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of SEC Administrative Law JudgesBrownstein Client Alert, August 10, 2016
June Marks Upsurge in SEC Whistleblower AwardsBrownstein Client Alert, June 15, 2016
SEC’s Andrew Ceresney Warns Private EquityBrownstein Client Alert, June 8, 2016
Delaware Supreme Court Clarifies Standards in Corporate TakeoversBrownstein Client Alert, May 23, 2016
Rocky Mountain Securities Conference: Cybersecurity Takes Center StageBrownstein Client Alert, May 17, 2016
Rocky Mountain Securities Conference: Corporate Disclosures Reform Next for SECBrownstein Client Alert, May 11, 2016
1st Place Team, Society of Advocates Mock Trial Competition
Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine, 2017
State Bar of Nevada
Clark County Bar Association
American Bar Association