Evan is a business lawyer advising clients on a wide range of transactional matters. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Evan works with entrepreneurs, investors, and company management on all aspects of a company’s life cycle, including entity formation, financings, governance, and commercial transactions. Evan works for clients big and small, including startups, middle market companies, private equity investors and large multinational corporations. He serves as outside general counsel to a number of emerging or closely held companies.
A significant portion of Evan’s practice involves cross-border transactions. He helps U.S. and foreign clients with their international business projects, including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and sales, agency, and distribution agreements. Evan is familiar with the legal issues that arise when doing business abroad. He frequently advises clients with respect to anti-corruption laws, export controls, and sanctions regimes. He routinely works with local counsel in a variety of foreign jurisdictions and has completed multiple cross-border deals in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
A Minnesota native, Evan also lived and worked for several years in Latin America, where he became fluent in Spanish. Evan has presented and written about international business topics in professional forums and has published pieces in The Hill, National Review Online, and the Star Tribune, among others. He graduated from Stanford Law School. Recently Evan was selected by Minnesota Lawyer magazine as a 2018 "Up & Coming Attorney." Evan is a board director of New Vision Foundation, a nonprofit that teaches coding skills to disadvantaged youth in Minnesota and East Africa.