Max H. DeLeon

Focus | Environmental Law, Product Liability

Max H. DeLeon is an Associate at Boyle | Shaughnessy Law, practicing in the Firm’s Boston office. His practice concentrates on civil litigation and regulatory compliance, with a focus on environmental law, product liability, and subrogation recovery. He is admitted in Massachusetts and Illinois.

Prior to Boyle | Shaughnessy Law, Max practiced at a boutique law firm focusing on healthcare law, representing physicians and other healthcare professionals in medical malpractice litigation, as well as advising hospital clients with respect to regulatory compliance and internal risk management policies and procedures. Max also served as a federal law clerk to the Honorable Philip G. Reinhard of the Northern District of Illinois, and to the Honorable Christina Reiss of the District of Vermont.

Max received his Juris Doctor summa cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2012, where he received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Advocacy, Evidence, Property, and Legal Research. While at the University of Illinois, Max was an Articles Editor for the University of Illinois Law Review, a clinic member of the Illinois Innocence Project, a research assistant to Professors Andrew P. Morriss, Nicola Sharpe, and Eric A. Johnson, and a teaching assistant for a first-year criminal law course. He interned for the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division in the Chicago field office, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of Illinois, the Honorable Paul P. Biebel, Jr. of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Criminal Division, and the Honorable Jay S. Bybee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Max received his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont, cum laude, where he studied Philosophy, Economics, and English, graduated from the Honors College, and received the John Dewey Philosophy Prize.

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  • University of Illinois, J.D., summa cum laude
  • University of Vermont, B.A., cum laude

Bar Admissions:

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • State of Illinois

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