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.
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" by D Magazine (2018, 2020, 2021)
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)