Evan Georgopoulos

Partner
Boston,  MA  U.S.A.
Phone(617) 330-7056

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Securities Litigation
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Global Anti-Corruption
 
Contact InfoTelephone: (617) 330-7056
Fax: (617) 330-7550
http://www.rubinrudman.com/team-item/evan-georgopoulos/
 
University Sarah Lawrence College, B.A., Liberal Arts, 1989
 
Law SchoolYale Law School, J.D., 1993; Senior Editor, Yale Law Journal; Senior Editor, Yale Journal of International Law; Senior Yale Law School Senator, Yale University Graduate Student Senate
 
Admitted1995, Massachusetts; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; U.S. Tax Court
 
LanguagesGreek
 
BornCambridge, Massachusetts, May 3, 1967
 
Biography

Evan Georgopoulos is a partner in our Litigation practice group, where he concentrates on business crimes defense, commercial litigation, securities litigation and counseling clients on risk management.

A major part of Evan's practice involves domestic and international compliance, health care fraud, internal investigations, intellectual property litigation, product liability and securities defense.

Evan has represented corporate and individual clients in criminal and civil actions in federal and state courts, criminal and administrative investigations and arbitrations and mediations around the country, and in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related compliance matters in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Evan has broad experience counseling corporations ranging from international pharmaceuticals, manufacturers and industry leading retailers to regional universities and individuals ranging from corporate board members to production level employees.

Evan, a former clerk to the Hon. Mark L. Wolf of the United States District Court, also served as special assistant district attorney in Norfolk County, where he prosecuted numerous criminal jury and bench trials on behalf of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Selected Representations

• Represented owner of managed care facilities in a federal public corruption trial to jury verdict of not guilty
• Represented a leading global retailer and several manufacturers in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) FCPA investigations, and anti-corruption compliance program development, reviews and implementations
• Represented a CEO in an insider trading investigation by the SEC and the DOJ resulting in no charges being filed
• Represented to favorable resolution government contractors against False Claims Act charges
• Advised on criminal issues in connection with a multi-billion dollar corporate transaction
• Defended a national luxury retailer in a trademark action brought by manufacturing trade association and individual manufacturers
• Represented an international manufacturer of consumer goods in numerous state and federal court, individual and class, product liability actions
• Represented an individual campaign contributor in defense of civil RICO claims centering on campaign fundraising misconduct
• Represented international accounting firms in defense of securities class actions

Recognition

• Martindale-Hubbell - rated AV Preeminent for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability (current)

Publications

• Senior Editor, Yale Law Journal
• Senior Editor, Yale Journal of International Law

Professional and Community Involvements

• American Bar Association - member, Criminal Justice Section and Science and Technology Committee
• Massachusetts Bar Association
• Boston Bar Association
• National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
• Yale Club of Boston
• Senior Yale Law School Senator, Yale University Graduate Student Senate

Speaking Engagements

"Third-Party Intermediaries and FCPA Risk: A Practical Guide for Decentralized Companies" webinar, The Knowledge Group (March 2015)
"Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Summit", Boston (March 2014)

 
Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Represented an international manufacturer of consumer products in multimillion-dollar claims against vendor of customized warehouse management software. Represented a government contractor against charges of perjury in federal criminal investigations of contract practices. Represented a government contractor in investigation of alleged environmental discharge and release violations. Defended a national luxury retailer in a trademark action brought by manufacturing trade association and individual manufacturers. Represented an international manufacturer of consumer goods in numerous state and federal court, individual and class, product liability actions. Represented an individual campaign contributor in defense of civil RICO claims centering on campaign fundraising misconduct. Represented international accounting firms in defense of securities class actions.
 
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Evan Georgopoulos

50 Rowes Wharf
BostonMA 02110




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