Max Kalmann | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Max Kalmann

Associate, Washington, DC

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Max Kalmann is an associate who specializes in complex trial and appellate litigation before federal courts. His practice focuses on defending foreign sovereigns and international organizations in US litigations and representing companies in antitrust cartel investigations. Max also maintains a robust pro bono practice in international human rights law and currently advises members of the United Nations-directed Panel of Experts monitoring the implementation of accountability mechanisms to address human rights violations committed during the Sri Lankan Civil War. Prior to joining White & Case, Max served as a judicial clerk to The Honorable Stephanie D. Thacker of the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

During law school, Max worked in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for a United Nations team tasked with defending a senior leader of the Khmer Rouge regime who was accused of crimes against humanity. He also interned for the US Army JAG Corps, for the US Army Court of Criminal Appeals, and for the US Department of State, Office of the Legal Adviser.

Bars and Courts

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • New York State Bar


  • JD, Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • BA, (Legal Studies), Nova Southeastern University


  • English



  • The Emergence of Due Process Following the Growth of International Antitrust Enforcement, Concurrences, Antitrust in Developing and Emerging Countries Conference Papers (2d ed. forthcoming 2016), J. Mark Gidley & Maxwell J. Hyman