Max Dilendorf, Esq.
Global General Counsel Specializing in Family Office Services, Crypto Matters, Business Solutions, and Asset Protection
Max Dilendorf is an experienced Global General Counsel with a specialized focus on Family Office Services, Crypto, Business Solutions, and Asset Protection.
With broad legal knowledge and an extensive professional background spanning over 15 years, Max brings a wealth of experience to effectively address the legal needs of both US and international clients. His commitment to delivering exceptional legal solutions from a practical business perspective has earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor for clients across the globe.
Areas of Specialization:
- Family Office Services: Max provides legal support to high-net worth individuals and families domestically and globally. He is highly experienced in managing cross-border transactions, as well as dispute resolution matters. He also works closely with his clients and their closely-held businesses to provide strategic planning and legal advice related to their investment activities. His clients and their business operations span various regions, encompassing not only the United States, but Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Max’s skill in navigating U.S. venture capital negotiations and real estate investments further enhances his standing as a distinguished legal strategist within this field.
- Crypto. Max has been at the forefront of blockchain and digital asset law, guiding clients in navigating the complexities of the Crypto industry. His comprehensive understanding of the evolving legal landscape surrounding cryptocurrencies has positioned him as a go-to expert for a wide range of U.S. crypto-related matters. His expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of crypto-related practice areas, including but not limited to litigation, compliance with U.S. federal and state regulations, and white-collar defense.
- Business Solutions: Max’s expertise extends to resolving intricate business challenges through a combination of transactional legal services, dispute resolution, litigation and sound legal and business strategies. His keen analytical skills enable him to identify opportunities and craft innovative solutions that address complex legal matters, ensuring the best outcomes for his clients.
- Asset Protection: Max advises both domestic and international clients on asset protection strategies, encompassing both traditional and digital assets.
Max is committed to crafting tailored solutions that precisely align with the distinct needs of every client. Whether he is providing his services to individuals, businesses, or partnering with family offices, Max Dilendorf ensures that custom strategies and meticulous attention serve as the foundational elements guiding the path to success.
Tokenized Real Estate Lending Fund
Working with a client on setting-up a $20M tokenized real estate lending master feeder fund (US/Cayman), including potential tax implications, application of US securities and investment regulations and worldwide treatment of the fund tokens
Sale of Multi-Family Building and Partner Buy-Out
Successfully represented a client in the sale of a mixed-use building in Midtown, Manhattan and in the buy-out of his partner’s ownership interest in the building
Luxury Estate Lease in Greenwich, CT
Represented a member of a royal family as co-counsel in drafting and negotiating the lease for a residential property in Greenwich, CT
Acquisition of Development Lot in Miami
Represented a developer as co-counsel in the acquisition of a $21M development lot on the Indian Creek Compound, Miami, FL
Advised a foreign client on structuring a reverse 1031-exchange for the sale of $5M mixed-use property in Midtown Manhattan
Retail Condo Purchase and Financing
Assisted a foreign client with obtaining financing for the purchase of a $5.75M retail condominium unit in Downtown, Manhattan
Commercial Loan Secured by a Building
Represented a borrower in a $10M commercial loan transaction secured by an office building in Florida
US Inbound Investment in Commercial Development Project
Represented a foreign private fund in connection with the corporate and tax structuring of their investment in commercial real estate project in NYC by utilizing beneficial tax treaty provisions, and combination of debt and equity
Commercial Property Tokenization Consulting
Advised a client regarding the process of tokenizing $40M commercial property in the Midwest, addressed applicable securities regulations and token transfer restrictions for US and non-US investors, selected appropriate legal structure and consulted regarding the underwriting process on a smart-contract, issuance of ERC-20 tokens, verification of the accreditation status of US and non-US investors, KYC/AML checks, as well as onshore/offshore banking
Delaware Dynasty Trust to Purchase and Hold Investment Real Estate
Represented a foreign investor as co-counsel in connection with setting-up a Delaware Dynasty Trust for asset protection purposes and for purposes of purchasing and holding investment real estate in New York
Acquisition and Development of EPA’s Superfund Site in Connecticut
Represented a developer as co-counsel in a $50M project that involved the acquisition of the EPA’s Superfund site in CT for developing a 100,000 SF retail store