Fetaz, Maximilien D.

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.

Representative Matters
  • 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.

News & Events
Community
Volunteer, Piero’s Restaurant “Turkey Gobble,” 2005-present
Publications & Presentations
Education
  • J.D., 2011, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
  • B.A., 2005, cum laude, Loyola Marymount University
Admissions
  • Nevada
Recognition

1st Place Team, Society of Advocates Mock Trial Competition
Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine, 2017

Membership

State Bar of Nevada

Clark County Bar Association

American Bar Association

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