Max Abend is Counsel at PDT Partners. PDT Partners is a global investment manager that develops and deploys quantitative, model-driven strategies to trade liquid assets using proprietary technology. At PDT, Max is responsible for, among other things, evaluating legal and compliance risk in connection with datasets used by PDT. Max began his career as a litigator at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. Max holds a BBA in Management Information Systems from Western Connecticut State University and a JD from the New York University School of Law.