Maximilian T Hass

Maximilian T Hass

  • Entertainment & Sports Law, Intellectual Property, Trademarks
  • Louisiana
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Admitted to practice: Louisiana State Bar (2016)
Law School: Tulane University, J.D. (2015)
College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A. (Cognitive Science, 2011)

Max is an entertainment attorney, musician, and the founder of Action Potential Entertainment, LLC. He has worked with dozens of musicians in the New Orleans music community, as well as entrepreneurs, record labels, publishing companies, film productions, and visual artists. Before founding Action Potential Entertainment, Max was a band manager and booking agent, representing some of New Orleans’ most promising rock, funk, and jazz acts. Prior to that, he served as a law clerk at a large law firm in New York City, and was an intern with the Entertainment Law Legal Assistance (ELLA) project and with the New Orleans Bioinnovation Center, while obtaining his law degree from Tulane University.

Max has developed and presented copyright workshops for musicians and visual artists and spoken on intellectual property and contract matters at the New Orleans Video Access Center (NOVAC), Propeller, and the Where Y'Art Gallery. In law school, Max was an editor of the Tulane Law Review, president of the Tulane Entertainment & Art Law Society, and student attorney with the Tulane Civil Litigation Clinic.

He is currently a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association.

Outside of practicing law, Max is the bassist for Maggie Belle Band, and enjoys cooking, and spending as much time as he can outdoors.

Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (2015) | Entertainment Law, Copyright Law, Trademark Law
Honors: CALI Excellence Award
Activities: Tulane Law Review, Tulane Entertainment and Arts Law Society, Entertainment Law Legal Assistance (ELLA) Project
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University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (2011) | Cognitive Science, Music
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Professional Experience
Principal, Artist Manager and Booking Agent
Action Potential Entertainment
Before converting the firm to a pure entertainment law firm, I was running the business as a manager and booking agent for dozens of New Orleans- and New York-based musical acts.
Contract Attorney
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert
Document review for a large environmental lawsuit
Contract Attorney
Napper Law
Worked as assistant to production counsel for the pre-production legal work needed for an independent film
Entertainment Law Legal Assistance Project
Summer Associate
Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Intellectual Property Law Intern
New Orleans BioInnovation Center
Speaking Engagements
Copyright Basics for New Orleans Creative Community, World IP Day, New Orleans, LA
Copyright Alliance
Sponsored by the Copyright Alliance and the ELLA Project
Copyright & Contract Basics for Musicians, Songs on the Bayou Festival, Morgan City, LA
Road to 3rd Street Productions
Copyright & Contract Basics for Visual Artists, NOVAC Creative Freelancer Workshop, Baton Rouge, LA
New Orleans Video Access Center
Copyright & Contract Basics for Visual Artists, New Orleans, LA
Where Y'Art
Professional Associations
State Bar of Louisiana # 36869
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Practice Areas
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Written
Websites & Blogs
Action Potential Entertainment, LLC
Contact & Map
Action Potential Entertainment, LLC
1918 General Taylor St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Telephone: (504) 613-4207