Max Borg

Partner

D: 617.345.3497

“I strive to be more than a lawyer. My clients turn to me to be their trusted business advisor; to help navigate their most complex business issues, enabling them to make sound business decisions with a view to mitigating risk and generating growth.”

Overview

Max Borg is a partner in the firm’s Business Law department and is a member of the firm’s Cannabis Business & Law Advisory practice.

Max advises business operators and founders, license holders, brands, technology and other ancillary businesses, investors and funds operating in the emerging legal cannabis industry. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings (and investments therein), debt financings, restructurings, securities laws compliance, corporate governance, and related commercial transactions. In addition to his transactional practice, Max serves as outside general counsel to various licensed cannabis dispensaries, cultivators and manufacturers, helping them navigate an increasingly complex business and regulatory environment through all stages of the business cycle.

Max has developed a reputation for providing practical, strategic business guidance to his clients to enable them to make key decisions through the lens of generating both short-term and long-term growth. 

Prior to joining Burns & Levinson, Max practiced corporate law at a leading boutique, cannabis-focused, law firm in New York. He began his career as an associate in the corporate department of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, debt financings, corporate governance, and general corporate matters. While at Debevoise, he also represented debtors, investors, creditors and other parties in distressed M&A, workouts, refinancings, complex restructurings and Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Education & Admissions
Bar Admissions

New York

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Brooklyn Law School; B.A., George Washington University

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

Rising Star in the 2021 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers®, recognized as a top-rated Securities and Corporate Finance attorney in New York, NY.

Memberships

Memberships

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

"The State of Massachusetts Cannabis - 6 years later", EisnerAmper Podcast, March 2022

Resources
Max Borg
Practices
  • Business, Finance & Transactions
  • Cannabis Business & Law Advisory
  • Cannabis Restructuring
  • Cannabis Banking
Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Brooklyn Law School; B.A., George Washington University

Admissions

New York

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