About Us – Professional Details
Evan’s practice focuses on a wide array of civil litigation, particularly cases involving civil rights, complex personal injuries, and wrongful death claims. Evan received his B.A. from Whitman College, cum laude, and later earned his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law. While in law school, Evan served as a research assistant to Professor Stephen A. Rosenbaum and helped write articles advocating the rights of disabled peoples. In addition, he worked as law clerk for both the Labor and Industries Division of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office and a personal injury attorney in Seattle. Prior to law school, Evan worked for the United States Senate, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, and the King County Council.
Wrongful death, government liability, sexual abuse, products liability, & catastrophic injury.
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
All Washington State Courts
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
J.D., University of Washington School of Law
B.A., cum laude, Whitman College
Washington State Association for Justice - Member
King County Bar Association
Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
T.W vs. Boys and Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound (2018) – obtained $1.53 million jury verdict for victim that was sexually assaulted by Club volunteer and staff in mid-1980s.
A.L. vs. Confidential Defendant (2018) – obtained $6 million settlement for young girl that suffered compartment syndrome and resulting Volkmann’s contracture in medical malpractice action.
Brown v. State, Dept. of Corrections (2017) - represented parents of boy killed by improperly supervised felon; obtained application of “discovery rule” and summary dismissal of statute of limitations defense on appeal, resulting in $3 million settlement.
Neff et al. v. King County Sheriff’s Office (2017) – represented current and former employees in claims arising from retaliation, discrimination, and hostile work environment; obtained $1.35 million in recoveries.
Martinez v. City of Tacoma (2017) – represented motorcyclist injured due to negligent design and maintenance of roadway; obtained $775,000 settlement.
T.F. v. State, Dept. of Corrections (2016) – represented young girl molested by negligently supervised sex offender, resulting in $750,000 in recoveries.
Peterson, et al. v. State, Dept. of Social & Health Services (2015) - represented two employees who brought claims of gender-based hostile work environment, constructive discharge, and retaliation against employer; obtained $320,000 in recoveries.
R.P. v. Seattle School District (2015) – represented female student who brought Title IX and negligence claims after she was sexually abused by teacher; obtained $250,000 settlement.
EVAN IN THE NEWS
Roberts, N. & Fuller, E., Utilizing the “Discovery Rule” in Special Relationship Cases, Trial News (Trial News, July 2017)