A shareholder in the firm’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice, Evan manages complex litigation in federal and state court. He has over a decade of experience defending companies in cases that involve challenging scientific issues in the areas of medicine and engineering. Evan also counsels a variety of manufacturers and distributors on compliance matters, risk assessment, product recalls, and reporting activities governed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, FDA, and other federal and state regulatory bodies.
Evan is listed as a Georgia Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2017-2018), as well as in The Daily Report’s “On the Rise (2018). He is a core member of the GT team that was named The American Lawyer’s 2018 “Product Liability Litigation Department of the Year” and 2018 “Regional Litigation Department of the Year” for Georgia.
Evan is a speaker and author on important legal issues in the field of products liability, including the issue of jury selection in high-stakes trials. He has presented at the Biomedical Engineering and Materials Roundtable of the National Academy of Sciences. Evan is an active participant in the Defense Research Institute and Vice Chair of the Georgia State Membership Committee. Evan also enjoys mentoring younger attorneys and conveying the importance of understanding clients’ legal matters in the larger context of their business objectives.
•Pharmaceutical, medical device and health care litigation
•Multidistrict and mass action litigation
Recognition & Leadership
Awards & Accolades
•Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Regional Litigation Department of the Year - Georgia,” 2018
•Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Products Liability Litigation Department of the Year,” 2018
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2017-2018
•Listed, The Daily Report, On the Rise, 2018
•Team Member, The Daily Report’s Georgia Products Liability & Mass Torts Litigation Department of the Year, 2013 and 2015-2017
•Team Member, a Law360 Product Liability Practice Group of the Year, 2011
Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
•Vice Chair, Georgia State Membership Committee
•Member, Drug and Medical Device Steering Committee
•Young Lawyer Liaison, 2016-2017
•Young Lawyer Vice-Liaison, 2015-2016
•Member, Young Lawyers Steering Committee
•Chair, Sponsorship Subcommittee, 2015-2016
•Vice-Chair, Sponsorship Subcommittee, 2014-2015
•Member, Trial Tactics Steering Committee
•Young Lawyer Liaison, 2012-2014
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