As one of the firms founding partners, he is known as a highly skilled litigator and strategist in various areas of the law. He is the leader of the firm’s Insurance Litigation, Claims & Consulting Group and Business & Complex Litigation Group.
Evan started his legal career as a law clerk at the New York Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court. He previously represented insurance companies and is instrumental in setting legal precedent in the field of insurance law that continues to impact cases today. He has been inducted as a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Forum acknowledges excellence in advocacy by lawyers throughout the United States and is limited to attorneys who have won multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements.
He has a national reputation for his work in the field of Disability Income Insurance, having won countless cases and having been recognized as an authority in various legal journals.
He is also an Adjunct Professor of Insurance Law at Touro Jacob D. The Fuchsberg Law Center and served as President of the Touro Alumni Association for five years. He frequently lectures on topics of insurance claims and litigation, and is a regular lecturer for Lawline, the nation’s largest online continuing legal education provider.
Evan received his bachelor’s degree from Boston University and his Juris Doctorate from Touro Law Center, cum laude, where he was Editor of the Touro Law Review and Recipient of American Jurisprudence Awards in Civil Procedure and Federal Courts.
His practice includes all aspects of litigation, consulting, and appeals in the areas of Insurance Litigation and Claims, and Business & Complex Litigation.
He is also a member of the Nassau County, New York State and American Bar Associations.
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