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 and compliance.
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.
•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
•Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
•Senior Editor, The Yale Law Journal
•Senior Editor, The Yale Journal of International Law
•“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)