Max A. Levine

Of counsel
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Max A. Levine has been of counsel to Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky since 2011. He has practiced family and matrimonial law for more than 35 years.

After serving as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, Mr. Levine began his legal career at Neighborhood Legal Services Association, where he headed the Child Advocacy Division, a group of lawyers dedicated to providing representation for dependent children in the juvenile justice system. After that, Mr. Levine entered private practice, founding the Levine and Spatz law firm with his wife, Hilary Spatz.

Mr. Levine has served on the boards of several organizations involved in promoting the rights of juveniles. He was president of the board of the Community Day School of Pittsburgh in 1990-1991.

Mr. Levine is an avid gardener, winning second place in the 2004 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Horticulture Society of Western Pennsylvania’s Great Gardens Contest. He recently completed the course work to receive certification from Phipps Conservatory as a master gardener.

Mr. Levine is extremely proud of his three children and four grandchildren.

Professional Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Recognition & Awards

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who, 16th edition

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Practice Areas


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1972
  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1969


  • Pennsylvania, 1972
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1972