Maxwell D. Rosenthal is in-house counsel at a leading media and entertainment company in New York City and was recently named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the New York Metro Area. Prior to going in-house, Max spent many years practicing at a premier law firm in NYC where, in addition to building his practice, he ran the firm's Legal Internship Program. Max is a volunteer speaker and mentor for the Development School for the Youth, and is a frequent lecturer at law schools and bar associations on topics related to career development and legal experiential learning. Max also blogs about these topics and current legal developments on his website www.BridgeTheBook.com, Twitter: @MaxDRosenthal and Linkedin, and is a contributor for the American Bar Association's Student Lawyer. Max earned his degree in business from University of Maryland–College Park where he was an honor athlete as a member of the Men's Varsity Football team. He earned his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law.