Max Owen-Dunow

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Development


  • B.A., Wesleyan University, 2015
  • High Honors

Fellowships, Leadership & Recognition

  • White Fellowship, Wesleyan University
  • Mann Prize, Wesleyan University
  • Pi Delta Phi – National French Honor Society, Wesleyan University

Max Owen-Dunow is the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Development at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, where he leads the firm’s business development, communications and marketing, and internal effectiveness efforts.

Max brings a rich background in public service, strategic operations, and project management to the firm. Prior experience includes oversight of organizational effectiveness, strategic planning, and internal communications initiatives at Turnaround for Children, a non-profit education organization, and management of the executive affairs and citywide operations of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer.

Max holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University, with High Honors in French Studies and Honors in Government. Max was awarded the White Fellowship for excellence in the study of government and the Mann Prize for excellence in the study of French, and is a member of Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society. Max is a fluent French speaker.