Max McKinley joined the firm in 2019 after serving as an Assistant State Attorney for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Tampa. At the State Attorney’s Office, Max prosecuted a multitude of criminal cases including punishable-by-life felonies and first-chaired numerous jury and bench trials. He also participated in hundreds of depositions and argued a variety of substantive motions. Max works on a wide range of commercial litigation, white collar crime, receivership, and securities litigation and arbitration matters at WGK.
While earning his law degree from the Florida State University College of Law in 2015, Max was awarded a Ladd Scholarship, a merit-based scholarship for academic achievement, and received the Book Award in Criminal Procedure. Prior to attending law school, Max graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree, with double majors in English Literature and Philosophy.
- J.D., Florida State College of Law, 2015
- B.A., Florida State University, 2012
- Ladd Scholarship, Florida State University College of Law, 2012-2015
- Book Award, Criminal Procedure, Florida State University College of Law, 2015