Photo of Max S. Sverdlove, Esq.Max S. Sverdlove, Esq.

Practicing in both New Jersey and New York State, Mr. Sverdlove has experience in many different areas of law. He has represented, counseled, and advised individuals, business executives, and governmental entities with respect to the matters that are most important to them. Mr. Sverdlove’s practice involves not only resolving legal issues that have resulted in complex litigation, but also providing his clients with a variety of suggestions in order to avoid potential disputes and conflicts. Max’s clients reap the benefit of his considerable knowledge, experience, and intense personal investment.

Mr. Sverdlove is currently a member of the American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Essex County Bar Association, New Jersey Association for Justice, and New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a prior member of the Justice Robert L. Clifford Inn of Court.

Max Sverdlove has handled the following types of matters:

  • Music/Entertainment
  • Independent Contractor/Work Made For Hire
  • Business Formation
  • Contract Drafting/Review
  • Copyright/Trademark
  • Asset Protection
  • Personal Injury/Workers’ Compensation
  • Premises Liability
  • Asbestos/Toxic Tort
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Warnings
  • Contract Disputes
  • New York Labor Law (Construction Accidents)
  • New Jersey Condominium Act
  • New Jersey Tort Claims Act
  • Negotiations/Settlements/ADR
  • Appellate

Mr. Sverdlove is also employed as an Associate Attorney by the offices of Harmon, Linder & Rogowsky, Esqs., a New York Law Firm, and is the designated attorney responsible for managing HLR’s New Jersey practice. Note: none of the HLR partners are admitted in New Jersey.

In addition to his legal accomplishments, Mr. Sverdlove is a classically trained violinist and a business entrepreneur. Prior to law school, Mr. Sverdlove participated and studied several summers at the world renown Bowdoin International Music Festival where he studied with teachers and faculty from the most prestigious music schools and conservatories from around the world, including the Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, New England Conservatory, and the Royal Academy of Music. His experiences in the music industry led him to learn about music, video, and photography production. Mr. Sverdlove is highly skilled in audio and video recording and editing, as well as, in digital photograph editing and retouching. He is also the founder and lead engineer for Musical Horizon, LLC, a mobile recording studio that specializes in the art of classical and acoustic audio recording and editing.

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey
New York
U.S. District Court for the District of NJ
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NY
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY


Rutgers School of Law – Newark
The Pennsylvania State University – University Park