Overview

Evan advises and represents employers in a variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing, and insurance, as well as public sector employers. He has successfully defended clients, obtaining dismissals and summary judgment, in various cases in state and federal courts. His experience includes matters involving:

  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Workers' compensation retaliation
  • Common law wrongful discharge
  • Implied contract
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Kansas Wage Payment Act
  • Labor-management relations

In law school, Evan was an articles editor of the Kansas Law Review and judicial intern for Hon. Carlos Murguia of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. He was a member of the Moot Court Council, and as a participant in the In-House Moot Court Competition, he was recognized for best over-all brief on the issue of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) preemption. In Tulane University’s National Sports Law Invitational Competition, he won best over- all brief, in which he addressed labor law issues. 

Honors & Recognitions

  • Rising Star, Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers (2014-2017)

Professional & Civic Associations

  • KCMBA Bar Leadership Academy
  • Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy, Barrister

News & Analysis

Speaking Engagements & Industry Publications

  • “A Year of FMLA and ADA Developments: Keeping Your Company Out of the Headlines,” presented to Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Mid-America Chapter, August 2014

Industries

Education

University of Kansas School of Law

  • J.D., 2012 
  • Order of the Coif
  • Payne and Jones Award for Best Oral Advocate
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for Labor Law, Pretrial Advocacy, Legal Research and Writing II

St. Louis University

  • B.A., magna cum laude, 2009

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Missouri, 2013
  • Kansas, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
Back to Page