Attorney Max Cadmus is a versatile litigator who focuses his practice on commercial disputes, insurance law, and appeals.

Clients rely on Max to represent them in insurance coverage, antitrust, and unfair competition disputes; administrative appeals; and business, products liability, and professional liability litigation. His clients include companies in health care and life sciences, financial services, retail, and technology, media, and telecommunications. Max represents clients before state and federal courts, arbitration panels, and administrative agencies.

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Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Max was a litigation attorney at a New Jersey litigation boutique. Prior to that, he was a law clerk to the Honorable Jerome M. St. John of the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. During law school, Max was a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Dennis F. Carey, III, Presiding Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court, Essex Vicinage, and then to the Honorable Jose L. Linares, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

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Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

  • Won an Appellate Division victory that revived a hospital’s claims for unfair competition and conspiracy against a competitor.
  • Successfully quashed invasive subpoena seeking a company’s pricing and sales strategy in connection with an antitrust lawsuit involving large East Coast retailers and developers.
  • Won summary dismissal of claims brought by a competitor against an industrial supplier alleging violation of New Jersey’s Local Public Contracts Law.

Representative Decisions

  • Cowley v. Virtua Health Sys., Supreme Court Docket No. 081891 (May 4, 2020)
  • Mejia v. Quest Diagnostics, Inc., Supreme Court Docket No. 082739 (Mar. 16, 2020)
  • Deborah Heart & Lung Ctr. v. Virtua Health, Inc., A-2307-17T1, 2019 WL 3162362 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. July 16, 2019), cert. denied, 240 N.J. 188 (2019)
  • Capital Health Sys., Inc. v. Veznedaroglu, 15-8288, 2017 WL 751855 (D.N.J. Feb. 27, 2017)
  • Hanover 3201 Realty, LLC v. Village Supermarkets, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140286 (D.N.J. Oct. 2, 2014) (Chesler, U.S.D.J.)


Listed in:

  • The Best Lawyers in America©: “Ones to Watch” in Insurance Law (2021 to 2024), Appellate Practice (2023 to 2024), and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2023 to 2024). This award is conferred by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology is available here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • New Jersey Rising Stars: Insurance Coverage (2022 to 2023). This award is conferred by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology is available here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.



  • Rutgers University School of Law – Newark (J.D., cum laude, 2015)
    • Articles Editor, Rutgers Law Review
  • University of Toronto (B.A., with honors, 2011)

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Professional & Community Involvement

  • National Eagle Scout Association
  • New Jersey Historical Society
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association




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