For nearly 20 years, Evan Singer has defended corporations and their directors and officers in civil, criminal, and regulatory disputes, including government enforcement actions, as well as securities class actions and shareholder derivative actions.
Evan has defended claims by shareholders brought under federal and state securities laws, including the 1933 Act, the 1934 Act, as well as state securities laws and fiduciary duty claims. He has successfully defended such claims in federal and state courts, including the Delaware Chancery Court. He also has represented corporations in arbitrations and before state attorneys general, and he has experience in bankruptcy-related matters, including examinations, and in defending False Claims Act (FCA) claims.
Evan also has conducted and managed internal investigations for companies in industries such as telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, retailers, and financial services. Representative investigations have focused on issues such as accounting fraud, securities and financial fraud, alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), customs, and other regulatory matters. While Evan has conducted investigations around the globe, he has extensive experience in India.
With a background in aviation, Evan has represented U.S. airlines and their employees in matters before the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and other regulatory agencies.
Evan currently serves as the pro bono coordinator for the Dallas Office and maintains an active pro bono practice.
Evan previously served as chair of the Securities Section of the Dallas Bar Association. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Lawyer Pilots Bar Association.
Texas and Alabama Securities Regulators File Enforcement Actions Against Online Casino Developer Selling NFTs to Operate Casinos in a Metaverse
SEC Announces Settlement of Fraud Case Without Requiring Financial Penalty in Recognition of Company's Substantial Cooperation
Fifth Circuit Holds District Court Has Jurisdiction to Hear Constitutional Challenge to SEC Administrative Law Judges
- July 28, 2021
Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine in Internal Investigations: Latest Developments for Corporate, Securities and White-Collar Attorneys
- June 1, 2021
SPACs -- Emerging Litigation & Regulatory Risks
- October 8, 2020
Latest Developments in Securities & Shareholder Litgation
- February 25, 2020
Attorney-Client Privilege & Work Product Doctrine in Internal Investigations -- Latest Developments for Corporate, Securities & White Collar Attorneys
- January 8, 2020
Newest Developments in Delaware M&A Litigation
- April 3, 2019
PLI's Private Litigation in the Blockchain Era
- November 6, 2018
Hot Topics in Corporate Governance
- May 23, 2018
TROs and Injunctions: A Refresher for In-House and Outside Lawyers
- September 13, 2017
Representing the Client under the Common Interest or Joint Defense Privilege: How Attorneys Should Meet their Ethical Obligations, Celesq / Thomson West
- June 28, 2017
Recent Developments in M&A Litigation
- May 19, 2017
SEC Enforcement Initiatives, SEC Conference 2017: An Accounting and Reporting Update for Public Companies
- May 2, 2017
Conducting Effective Witness Interviews: A Guide to Understanding the Legal and Privilege Considerations and Practical Tips and Considerations
- March 29, 2017
Conducting Client and Third Party Witness Interviews
- September 27, 2016
Recent Amendments to the SEC's Rules of Practice for Administrative Proceedings
- May 19, 2016
Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: A Concise Overview of What Changed and How Courts are Interpreting the New Rules
- March 30, 2016
Recent Developments in Delaware M&A Litigation: Is the Disclosure-Only Settlement Dead?
- January 12, 2016
Disclosure to the Government: Navigating the Complex World of Privilege Waiver and Cooperation Credit
- October 27, 2015
Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine in Internal Investigations: Latest Developments for Corporate, Securities and White Collar Attorneys
- April 24, 2015
North Texas M&A Summit
- December 15, 2014
Protecting Clients from FCPA Violations in China
- Southern Methodist University (J.D. cum laude 2002; Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Air Law & Commerce); Vanderbilt University (B.A. cum laude 1998)
Named in Texas Super Lawyers for securities litigation (2017-2019)
Named one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" for securities litigation by D Magazine (2018, 2020-2022)
Named a "Texas Rising Star" by the editors of Texas Monthly (2010-2016)
Outstanding New Pro Bono Lawyer, Dallas Voluntary Attorney Program, 2006 (Dallas Bar Association)