Associate, Employment Law
Maxwell Bauer was born and raised in Waterloo Region and obtained his undergraduate degree in Communications and Global Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University followed by his Juris Doctorate at Queen’s University in 2011. While at Queen’s Law, Max was the recipient of the Reuben Wells Leonard Prize in Dispute Resolution, the Jurisprudence Achievement Award and the M.A. Murray Award for his contributions to the athletic life at Queen’s Law School.
Prior to bringing his talents back to Kitchener Waterloo and to Morrison Reist Krauss, Max resided in Toronto for a number of years where he articled at a prominent national Employment and Labour law firm. Thereafter, Max provided advice and counsel on employment law related matters while working at one of Canada’s major financial institutions.
At Morrison Reist Krauss, Max advises on all aspects of the employment relationship, including advising and representing both employees and employers on human rights matters, resolving workplace conflicts, advising on and negotiating severance packages and representing employers and employees in litigation. In particular, Max has a dedicated interest in the financial services industry as well as human rights matters.
Max is approachable, ‘down to earth’ and works with empathy and compassion fully dedicating himself to helping individuals through difficult times. Max customizes his approach based on each client’s particular needs and preferences to obtain the best outcome possible.
Outside of work, Max enjoys staying active via hiking with his dogs, the gym, and playing all manner of sports. Max is also a devoted Jays fan and has been long before the band wagon rolled in.