For more than 15 years, Evan Singer has defended corporations and their directors and officers in complex commercial and securities law cases, as well as in government investigations. Evan has defended claims brought under the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934, state securities laws, and breach of fiduciary duty claims, including claims arising out of mergers and acquisitions, in federal and state courts throughout the United States, including in Delaware. He also has represented directors and officers in litigation, arbitration, and before state attorneys general. He also has experience with bankruptcy examinations and has defended claims brought under the federal False Claims Act.
In addition to his litigation practice, Evan has defended corporate officers in DOJ and SEC investigations, and he has conducted internal investigations for companies across industries (including pharmaceuticals, retailers, and financial services) and around the globe (including in Mexico and throughout Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). He has extensive experience conducting investigations in India. Representative investigations have focused on issues such as channel stuffing, financial integrity, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), customs, and regulatory matters.
With a background in aviation, Evan has represented U.S. airlines and their employees in matters before FAA, DOT, and other regulatory agencies.
Evan currently serves as the pro bono coordinator for the Dallas Office.
He also currently serves 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.
Doing Business Ethically in India: Practical Tips for Anti-Corruption Compliance and Investigations, Risk & Compliance Magazine
Texas Supreme Court Removes Obstacle to Corporate Cooperation in DOJ and SEC Investigations, The Texas Lawbook
Pleading and Proving Loss Causation - Lessons from the Fifth Circuit © Bloomberg Finance L.P. 2009. Originally published by Bloomberg Finance L.P. Reprinted by permission.
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- 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 2018" by D Magazine (2018)
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)