Maxie Lawton focuses on general employment litigation, which allows him to bring fresh perspectives to the firm, coupled with a commitment to deliver outstanding service and results for the firm’s clients. Maxie has gained valuable experience in conducting high-stakes, high profile comprehensive workplace investigations. Many of these investigations involve complex and sensitive allegations with threats of high-impact litigation. He provides practical, direct, and strategic advice on how to manage these matters. Prior to his legal career, Maxie was part of the elite Army Rangers, where he developed the resilience and strategic insight that now underpin his approach to employment litigation. This rigorous military background has equipped him with a deep understanding of leadership, teamwork, and the importance of tactical precision—skills that he adeptly applies to serve the diverse needs of clients at Ogletree Deakins.
With a legal education from George Washington Law School and leadership experience as the President of the Veteran Law Student Association, Maxie has demonstrated his ability to excel in both academic and professional communities. His strong sense of advocacy and attention to detail promises to significantly contribute to the firm’s success in representing employers across various industries.
Maxie embodies Ogletree Deakins’ commitment to the growth and development of legal talent, championing the firm’s foundational values of integrity, thoroughness, and meticulous attention to detail.