Max is an employment & labor partner in the firm's Boston Office.

Max Perlman
Max Perlman
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Max Perlman

Max is an experienced employment lawyer and business litigator, representing companies and entrepreneurs in a wide range of sophisticated matters, including restrictive covenants/non-competes, trade secrets, shareholder issues, wage and hour issues, discrimination, disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions, and day-to-day employment counseling. He represents venture capital funds and companies focused on a number of sectors, including technology, life sciences, aviation, education, healthcare and transportation/logistics.

Max is nationally recognized as one of the top lawyers handling matters involving non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and misappropriation of trade secrets. He also has significant experience in dealing with high-stakes issues of data security breach and loss of personal information.

He has earned numerous awards, including 2021 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America, and is individually ranked in Chambers. He frequently lectures about his area of practice, including as a guest lecturer at Boston University School of Law and as Chairperson and Faculty Member of numerous seminars at the Boston Bar Association and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.

Max was previously a partner at prominent employment and litigation boutique Hirsch Roberts Weinstein.


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
    • Paul J. Liacos Scholar
  • Binghamton University, B.A., Law & Society
    • Anderson Memorial Award


Best Lawyers, Employment Lawyer of the Year, Boston, 2021

Rated AV Preeminent® (5.0 out of 5.0) by Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers, Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year, Boston, 2018

Included in Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation, Employment Law-Management and Litigation-Labor and Employment, 2017 - present

Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, 2016 - present

Included in Chambers USA in Labor and Employment Law, 2015 - present

Named a top 100 Lawyer in New England by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 - present

Named a top 100 Lawyer in Massachusetts by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014 - present

Named a Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2011 - present


  • Massachusetts
  • New York