Cozen O’Connor: Caplan, Evan B.

Evan B. Caplan

Member

Philadelphia

(215) 665-4735

(215) 665-2013

Evan Caplan focuses his practice on products liability, construction law, liquor liability and complex torts.  Evan also handles the representation of corporations in the defense of high exposure, catastrophic casualty claims.  He has vast experience representing corporations in lawsuits arising from product defect; representing building owners and major construction companies in the defense of environmental pollution and property damage claims; and representing corporations, manufacturers, municipalities, building owners, and managers in the defense of casualty claims arising from various product defects and toxic exposures.  Evan also has experience litigating environmental pollution and exposure matters before the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Evan is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel. He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey. He currently serves as a board member of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) and is a member of the LCD's fund raising subcommittee. Evan has been recognized for his pro bono achievements, receiving the 2008 White Hat Award from the LCD, and being named to the First Judicial District Honor Roll in 2007, 2008 and 2011.  Evan is also a member of Cozen O’Connor’s pro bono committee.

Evan received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware in 1995. In 1998, he received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law at Camden, where he served as articles editor of the Rutgers Law Journal. Evan is a faculty member of Cozen O'Connor's deposition training program.

Experience

News

17 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Awarded Pro Bono Service Awards by First Judicial District of PA

October 29, 2015

The judges of the First Judicial Distrct of PA will present pro bono service awards to 17 Cozen O'Connor attorneys who have handled pro bono matters this year in FJD courts.

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to First Judicial District of Pennsylvania's 2014 Pro Bono Roll of Honor

November 04, 2014

Sixteen Cozen O'Connor attorneys have been named to the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania's 2014 Pro Bono Roll of Honor. Each year, the pro bono committee of the First Judicial Court recognizes attorneys who have provided pro bono services to litigants in the Philadephia Courts. In order to be named to the Roll of Honor, an attorney must practice in Philadelphia County, must have provided services to a client in a case before the FJD, must not be employed by an organization whose primary purpose is the provision of free legal services to the underprivileged, and must have provided legal services with no expectation of receiving a fee.

Evan Caplan and Jim Mulcahy Named Philadelphia VIP Volunteers of the Month

May 16, 2014

Evan Caplan and Jim Mulcahy have been named Volunteers of the Month by Philadelphia VIP.

Cozen O’Connor Member Evan Caplan Honored by Legal Clinic for the Disabled

April 01, 2008

Cozen O’Connor Member Evan Caplan Honored by Legal Clinic for the Disabled

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Critical Issues in Litigation – 2016

November 03, 2016 - New York, NY

Critical Issues in Litigation – 2015

May 20, 2015 - New York, NY

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, J.D., 1998
  • University of Delaware, B.A., 1995

Awards & Honors

FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT - 2007
Seventeen Cozen O'Connor attorneys were named to the 2007 Pro Bono Honor Roll of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania.

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel