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Maxwell Briskman Stanfield

Contracts and agreements Attorney at Pittsburgh, PA

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    New York - NY 1 year
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 6 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 11 years
    California - CA 11 years
  • Licensed for 1 year
    State NY
    Acquired 2023
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 6 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2017
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2012
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2012
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Maxwell

Learn Maxwell’s areas of practice.

I am a corporate and real estate attorney with a broad range of transactional experience. My experience covers a wide array of corporate, business, financial and commercial real estate transactions. I assist clients primarily with the drafting and interpretation of contracts; the purchase and sale of businesses; the purchase, sale and leasing of real property; the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of commercial lending transactions; the formation and representation of nonprofit organizations; and the formation and structuring of business entities. My clients include businesses, start-ups, individual business owners, investors, nonprofit organizations and other entrepreneurs. In addition, I have experience with franchise agreements and a wide variety of matters in the hospitality and entertainment industry, including the drafting, negotiating and review of agreements relating to hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues and country clubs.

In addition to my practice areas, through my colleagues, I am able to offer my clients a wide range of services in the areas of litigation, construction, employment and employee benefits, insurance coverage, intellectual property, energy/utilities, immigration, international law, creditors' rights & bankruptcy, sustainable development, tax, and estate planning/wealth management.

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Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP
535 Smithfield St Ste 1300
Meyer Unkovic & Scott Llp
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222-2300

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Posted by anonymous | February 15, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great council for startup out of Carnegie Mellon
We're a new startup company that formed out of Carnegie Mellon University, and Maxwell helped us with our operating agreement as well as other legalese including patent filings. Great guy, easy to work with, and would highly recommend!
Posted by Tasha | February 2, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Skilled and Personable
Maxwell is our go-to PA contract attorney. He's thorough, quick, clear, and insightful.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.2 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Meyer Unkovic & Scott, LLP
  • 2017 - Present
  • Associate
  • Large Law Firm Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2013 - 2016


  • Southwestern Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • Washington and Jefferson College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2008

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Business Counseling
  • See my website bio for thorough a list of representative matters!


  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • 2018/19 Sec./Treas. Corporate, Banking & Business Law Section
  • 2012 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • W. Edward Sell Distinguished Service Award
  • Washington & Jefferson College
  • N/A


  • At Issue (PA Bar)
  • What's Your Biggest Weakness?
  • 2017
  • Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine
  • Exploring the Diversity of Books
  • 2016
  • At Issue (PA Bar)
  • Hiring Character. Training Skill.
  • 2016
  • At Issue (PA Bar)
  • Dodging Disaster: Overcoming Disenchantment and Depression in the Legal Profession
  • 2016
  • At Issue (PA Bar)
  • The Artificially Intelligent Lawyer
  • 2016
  • At Issue (PA Bar)
  • No-Holds-Barred Exams
  • 2015
  • At Issue (PA Bar)
  • Pros(e) and Con(versation)s
  • 2015
  • At Issue (PA Bar)
  • A New Model for the Model Rules?
  • 2014
  • At Issue (PA Bar)
  • The Great Loan Languish
  • 2013
  • At Issue (PA Bar)
  • Social Media and the Boss's Orders
  • 2013
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Speaking Engagements

  • Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Ethical Considerations of Sitting on a Non-Profit Board
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Corporate and incorporation Attorney | Apr 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Feb 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Maxwell is an outstanding person and a highly talented attorney. He is an excellent communicator, and I regularly refer my clients to Maxwell."
Real estate Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I went to law school with Max, and I had the pleasure of getting to know him well while studying for the bar exam. I would describe him as dependable and hard working, a great individual. I recommend him without hesitation."
Real estate Attorney | Jan 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I strongly endorse Maxwell for all corporate and real estate related matters. He is an excellent and dedicated attorney who puts his clients first. Maxwell also stays active in the Pittsburgh legal community, where he provides regular and valuable contributions of his time."
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Pittsburgh Contracts and agreements Lawyer Maxwell Briskman Stanfield
Maxwell Briskman Stanfield
Contracts and agreements Attorney
Pittsburgh, PA
Licensed for 11 years
Free Consultation