Max represents both public and private companies in securities transactions and securities reporting. Max works with public companies on S-1, S-3, and Regulation A+ registration statements and SEC, NASDAQ and FINRA requirements. He assists with the registration of securities under the Securities Act of 1933 and works with corporations and their board of directors on general corporate governance and compliance with the reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Max also has significant experience working with private companies on seed, venture capital, and private equity transactions.
Alongside his transactional experience, Max enjoys providing formation and general corporate advice to startups and growing companies. Throughout his professional career, Max has worked with innovative companies. Prior to joining Cara Stone, he worked in the securities departments of several New York law firms and is admitted to the bars of New York and New Jersey.
5408 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Areas of focus
Emerging & Mature Companies / General Corporate
Private Equity & Hedge Funds
Tax Credits Transactions
Mark is the founder of the firm. Mark has experience representing public and private companies in merger and acquisition transactions, equity and debt securities offerings, venture capital transactions, and corporate governance matters. Mark is also an experienced litigator and has represented individuals in personal injury actions (including workers’ compensation), consumer protection claims and large businesses in multi-national litigation.
Mark is an active member of the Louisiana Economic Development Department’s Working Group on Capital Availability and the founder of the Louisiana Venture and Angel Capital Report, the only statistical analysis of venture and angel capital in the state of Louisiana. Mark is a mentor of the Law Without Walls (http://www.lawwithoutwalls.org/), a member of the Advisory Board of the LSBA’s Justice Entrepreneur’s Program, mentor for the Transactional Boot Camp program at Tulane Law School, and a 2014 Super Lawyer in the field of Corporate/Securities Law.
Following law school, Mark served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ivan L.R. Lemelle, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Mark has worked at one of the nation’s premier securities and corporate law firms in Silicon Valley prior to starting his own firm.
650 Poydras Street, Suite 1130
New Orleans, LA 70130