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KC Maxwell graduated cum laude from the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif. Before law school, KC obtained an MBA summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico. She ranked first in her class and was named Outstanding MBA Graduate.

Following law school, KC served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Thomas A. Donnelly of the New Mexico Court of Appeals and for the Honorable John Edwards Conway of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.

KC began her practice at Freedman Boyd Daniels Hollander Goldberg & Cline in Albuquerque, N.M. In 2000, she relocated to San Francisco, where she handled sophisticated criminal and civil matters with O'Melveny & Myers, Topel & Goodman, and Jones Day before forming her own firm in 2010. She was General Counsel and EVP of Human Resources for a George Zimmer fashion startup, Generation Tux, before joining Browne George Ross as a partner in 2016.

In 2010, KC was appointed to the prestigious Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Northern District of California and defends federal criminal cases appointed by that court. KC has been included in Best Lawyers for a number of years. And she has served as Co-chair, Executive Committee, Criminal Justice Section, Bar Association of San Francisco from 2015 to the present. KC is also a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco Judiciary Selection Committee from July 2018 to the present.

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David obtained his Juris Doctorate from the New York University School of Law, where he was a Robert McKay Scholar, an editor of the NYU Annual Survey of American Law, and a research assistant. He completed his undergraduate education at Stanford University, where he graduated with Honors and Distinction.

Following law school, David clerked for Judge (now Justice) Sabrina McKenna of the Circuit Court of Hawaii.

David represents clients in civil disputes in court and arbitration, in consumer class actions, and in defense of criminal charges before state and federal courts in California, Arizona, and New York.

Before joining Maxwell Law PC, David worked in the San Francisco office of Browne George Ross LLP, where he represented clients in litigation in the areas of venture capital, real estate and banking fraud, unfair competition and solicitation, and online speech. Before that, David worked at the securities litigation firm of Markun Zusman Freniere & Compton, where he gained extensive experience representing securities brokers, investment advisors, financial planners, insurance agents, and their firms in actions before California state courts and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. David has also represented clients in regulatory actions by the SEC, FINRA, and California regulators. He has extensive experience in the law of arbitration, including issues of compelling or resisting arbitration, enforcing arbitral subpoenas, and challenging or enforcing arbitration awards.

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Stu Lucero joined the firm in 2018. He provides support to the firm in a variety of ways, from filing pleadings to assisting with trial preparation to managing discovery in document-intensive cases.

“I have always been drawn to the law and am happy to work with a team that is uniquely passionate about taking care of the clients’ needs,” he says. “The lawyers here are great mentors—they pay careful attention to the details and are guided by their core values of integrity and excellence.”