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Maxwell Harwitt focuses his practice in the areas of technology and outsourcing. He advises clients on business concerns related to outsourcing, IT, development, and other commercial arrangements and has extensive experience counseling both customers and vendors of software and services on achieving their near term and long term business objectives. He is experienced in drafting and negotiating software and services agreements, SaaS, joint venture agreements, research and development agreements, intellectual property licensing, and related documents for large enterprises, municipalities and nonprofits.

Select examples of Maxwell’s prior firm experience include:

Financial Industry:

  • Global wealth management firm in outsourcing of customer-facing SaaS platform, including development and deployment of data products
  • Global banking, trading, and wealth management company in acquisition of major competitor

Health care Systems:

  • Major Southern California hospital group in IT services outsourcing and acquisition, implementation, and support of entire suite of enterprise software products
  • Southern California municipality in acquisition and implementation of EMR-related software for revenue cycle management and scheduling
  • National clinical organization in outsourcing of EMR support and monitoring
  • Major Milwaukee-area health care system in leveraging of human capital management system
  • Referral platform provider in customer negotiations, VAR agreements, and long term business planning issues

Professional Sports and Payment Systems:

  • NFL team and stadium in acquisition and implementation of POS system
  • NBA teams in collaboration and data sharing agreement
  • Chain grocery store in acquisition of POS and security systems and associated managed support

IT Outsourcing:

  • Southern California municipality in outsourcing of IT managed services, VoIP, and security operations center functions
  • ITaaS provider in major outsourcing of IT managed services for pilot client

Emerging Companies/Software development:

  • Music streaming startup in development of its Android application and joint ventures with product developers
  • Wearables developer in integrated services platform development
  • Interview platform provider in development of customer-facing agreements; assessment tools, and product roadmap planning
  • Patient recruitment innovator in customer negotiations and platform development
  • RegTech provider in platform development and negotiations with third party software providers


  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.A.
  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., Associate Editor, UCLA Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • California