R. Max Crane

R. Max Crane

Managing Partner

Max Crane regularly counsels private and public companies and their executives on various aspects of law and business including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and crisis management. Working with companies in the banking, energy, gaming, insurance and retail industries, among others, Mr. Crane has been involved in equity and debt financings and energy projects aggregating in excess of $1 billion. These transactions have included initial public offerings, debt restructurings, conventional financings, and the selling off of equity in existing power projects. Clients seek Mr. Crane's advice and counsel on matters ranging from determining the viability of a new business concept to offering guidance on issues of governance, finance and achieving desired business objectives.

Mr. Crane has published in the areas of corporate compliance, executive compensation and various types of financings.

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Rankings & Recognition

Selected for inclusion in:

  • Chambers USA®* 2012-2021, New Jersey Corporate/M&A
  • The Best Lawyers in America®* 2010-2022, Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2005-2021, Mergers & Acquisitions; Securities & Corporate Finance; Banking
  • New Jersey Law Journal®* "New Jersey Trailblazers" 2019
  • ROI-NJ* "ROI Influencers Power List" 2018, 2020-2021, Lawyers
  • NJBIZ®* magazine's "Leaders in Law" 2021
  • NJBIZ®* magazine's "Law Power 50" List 2019-2020
  • NJBIZ®* magazine's "Power 100" List 2018-2019 
*See Award Methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


Professional Affiliations

New Jersey State Liaison, Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, Corporate Laws Committee
Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Financial Transactions Section

Community Affiliations

Member, Board of Trustees, Montclair Art Museum
Member, Board of Trustees, Students 2 Science, Inc.