Alston & Bird LLP
Jim handles complex disputes in line with the business goals of his clients. He approaches cases efficiently, using preventive measures to keep litigation in check, including ADR. When high-stakes litigation is unavoidable, Jim's 30 years of trial experience in state and federal courts enables him to fight for the best results possible, now and in the future.
James Evans is a highly skilled trial attorney with decades of experience handling complex cases in state and federal courts. Jim is also an expert in alternative dispute resolution (negotiation, mediation, and arbitration). With more than 30 years of experience, his clients rely on him to solve their most challenging disputes. Jim offers clients his thoughtful avoidance strategy counsel as a preventive measure, and his substantial courtroom experience when high-stakes litigation is unavoidable.
He focuses his practice on class action matters, including claims of wage and hour violations and employee misclassification, unfair competition, the validity of advertising and marketing claims, privacy violations under California's Song Beverly Act, violations of the ADA, intentional torts and violations of the California Franchise Investment Act.