Evan T.Kowalski


Pittsburgh + 1.412.394.9515

Evan Kowalski focuses his practice on advising public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions. He counsels clients in a range of industries, including automotive, entertainment, labor management, financial services, and consumer products. He also advises clients in connection with general corporate governance and activism defense matters.

Evan is coauthor of "Hybrid Conflicts and Effective Leadership Training," 3 Journal of Military Learning 74 (2019) and "Type I vs. Type II: Delaware Courts Discuss Enforceability of Preliminary Agreements," 76 Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc 125 (2023).

Prior to attending law school, Evan served in the United States Army as a logistics and operations officer where he served in Germany and Virginia.


  • Corpay acquires GPS Capital MarketsJones Day advised Corpay, Inc. in the acquisition of GPS Capital Markets, LLC and its subsidiaries, a group that provides business-to-business cross-border and treasury management solutions, in Corpay’s third largest deal ever.
  • Program Productions acquires Rhino StagingJones Day is advising Program Productions, Inc. in the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Rhino Staging & Event Productions, Inc. and its affiliated companies, a leader in event stagehand labor management and services for live events across the United States.
  • Asbury Automotive Group sells Wilmington Lexus dealershipJones Day advised Asbury Automotive Group in the sale of Koons Lexus of Wilmington to MileOne Autogroup.
  • U.S. Steel invests in Freespace RoboticsJones Day advised United States Steel Corporation in its investment in Freespace Robotics, Inc., a robotics and artificial intelligence venture company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA that operates in partnership with the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) and Carnegie Foundry, LLC at Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Shiseido Americas acquires Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare for $450 millionJones Day advised Shiseido Americas Corporation, a subsidiary of Shiseido Co., Ltd., in the acquisition of DDG Skincare Holdings LLC, the owner of Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare, for $450 million in cash.
  • NEP Group sells SOS Global to Rock-it CargoJones Day advised NEP Group in its sale of SOS Global (SOS) to Rock-it Cargo, the global leader in end-to-end logistics for live events and high net worth goods.
  • Frank Calandra, Inc. and Calandra Group receive investment from FalconPointJones Day advised the equityholders of Frank Calandra, Inc. (FCI) and Calandra Group, LLC (CG) in connection with a more than $250 million minority investment by FalconPoint Partners II, LP.
  • BioMarin announces governance enhancements and value creation initiativesJones Day advised the Board of Directors of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. ("BioMarin") in connection with its entry into a Cooperation Agreement and an Information Sharing Agreement with activist shareholder Elliott Management.