Maxwell R. Schrieffer

Paul K. Schrieffer

Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)


Maxwell R. Schrieffer

Jr. Partner

Mr. Schrieffer’s current practice focuses on commercial premises and product liability, commercial construction defects, catastrophic personal injury, monitoring, transactions/negotiations, and primary and third-party insurance claims. Mr. Schrieffer has developed P.K. Schrieffer LLP’s transactional department through partnerships with corporate clients in the utility and healthcare industries. He has also expanded P.K. Schrieffer LLP’s practice in the gig-app sector through his defensive litigation strategies.

Mr. Schrieffer received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017. He received his J.D. from Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University in 2020. While in law school, Mr. Schrieffer served as a judicial extern for Hon. Lisa Cole of the United States District Court for the Central District of California and Hon. Victor Chavez of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Prior to joining P.K. Schrieffer LLP, Mr. Schrieffer clerked for NBCUniversal to help develop its global distribution database and international partnership department.

Mr. Schrieffer is also admitted to practice law in the State of Oregon. 

Notable Cases:
  • Hamann v. Airbnb, et al.:        Prevailed on summary judgment against plaintiff who claimed catastrophic injuries due to an incident within an Airbnb rental. Following consideration of Mr. Schrieffer’s oral arguments, an Arizona court granted the summary judgment motion on the basis of lack of causation.
  • Castro v. Airbnb, et al.:  Dismissal of entire case through the filing of a motion for terminating sanctions concerning a catastrophic personal injury matter arising within an Airbnb rental
  • Hernandez v. Universal City Studios LLC, et al.: Catastrophic personal injury matter arising from a work-place injury within Universal Studios. Following plaintiff’s deposition, Mr. Schrieffer filed a Motion for Summary Judgment, thereby leading plaintiff to dismiss his seven-figure case.
  • Amakasu v. NBL Investments, et al. : Secured a seven-figure resolution for plaintiffs arising from a contractual dispute between a Japanese-based lender and domestic corporation.