Evan concentrates his practice in the areas of construction litigation, premises liability, and coverage actions. He has represented clients who have been named in catastrophic accidents, including transportation and construction matters that center on claims of negligent design, construction, and maintenance defects. Evan also has considerable experience representing governmental officials in a wide variety of actions ranging from intentional torts to wrongful death claims.
Evan has tried several cases to verdict across the State of Indiana. He is a frequent presenter on topics concerning both construction litigation and government tort liability. Evan is active in the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana where he served as the Chair of the Construction Law Section and assists with legislative efforts on behalf of the organization.
Evan was recognized as the “Outstanding Young Lawyer” for 2022 by the Defense Counsel of Trial Indiana for his commitment, leadership, and service to the Indiana defense bar, the national defense bar, and the community. Evan has also been recognized in the 2023 edition The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for his work in both Construction Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Defense and as a 2023 Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Star .
Evan sits on the Board of Directors for the White River Alliance, a non-profit organization that aims to improve and protect water resources throughout Central Indiana. He also sits on the Board of the Boone County Racial Diversity Coalition and is active in the Zionsville/Boone County area.
Areas of Service
General Civil Litigation
Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D.
– Hall Center’s Graduate Certificate in Health Law
Indiana State University, B.S. in Political Science/Legal Studies, cum laude
– Dean’s List – eight semesters
Indiana Supreme Court
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
Defense Research Institute
– Vice-Chair of “Raising the Bar” Publication (2020-2021 term)
Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
– Legislative Chair (appointed in 2023)
– Chair of Construction Law Section (2021-2022 term)
– Vice Chair of Construction Law Section (2019-2020 term)
Civic & Community Involvement
Boone County Racial Diversity Coalition – Board Member
Boone County Racial Diversity Coalition – Officer-Assistant Secretary
The Federalist Society – Indianapolis Chapter, Member
White River Alliance – Board Member (October 2022)