Maxwell H. Stape



Maxwell Stape is an Associate at Butler and works in our Tampa office. He practices in First-Party Coverage and Extra-Contractual matters, including claims and lawsuits by businesses, condominium associations, and homeowners for property damage and business interruption losses.

Maxwell, a “triple nole”, graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science, Masters in Business Administration, and his Juris Doctorate on an accelerated schedule.

During law school, Maxwell received numerous Books Awards for achieving the highest grade in courses such as Contracts II, Legal Research & Writing II, and Health Insurance Markets & Regulations. Additionally, he competed on the Trial Advocacy Team and placed in several regional and national trial advocacy competitions. Maxwell also served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Lisa T. Munyon in the Complex Business Litigation Court in Orlando, Florida.

Maxwell is admitted to practice before all Florida State Courts, as well as the Federal Courts for the U.S. Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida. Additionally, Maxwell is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Extra-Contractual
  • First-Party Coverage
  • Reinsurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(813) 281-1900  Phone
University Attended:
Florida State University College of Law, J.D.; Florida State University, B.S.B.A.; Florida State University, M.B.A.
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Middle District of Florida; U.S. Northern District of Florida; U.S. Southern District of Florida; Florida; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


•Federal Bar Association
•Hillsborough County Bar Association

Reported Cases:
CASE TYPE: Attorney Fee Disputes; Bad Faith; Civil Remedy Notices; Commercial Litigation; Construction Defect Litigation; Coverage - Business Interruption; Coverage - First Party Property; Extracontractual Claims; Insurance Fraud; Structural Collapse

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Tampa, Florida

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