Rogers, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
Jerry Evans, a mass torts attorney at RPWB, works to achieve justice on behalf of injured workers and others who have been wronged by corporate conduct. He is also the firm’s business manager.
Born in rural Pickens County, South Carolina, Evans was an accomplished orchestral musician before embarking on a career in law. He earned music degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Indiana University. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1996 and joined Ness, Motley, Loadholt, Richardson & Poole in 1997 to work on the firm’s national tobacco litigation. In 2002, he began working for RPWB.
Evans is a member of the bar in South Carolina and in the United States Virgin Islands. He is a certified circuit court mediator in South Carolina and serves as a foreign legal consultant to several Canadian provinces regarding tobacco litigation. He is an active member of the American Constitution Society, a progressive law and policy organization.He is an avid supporter of the performing arts, and is a board member of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Evans also sits on the Board of Directors of American Voices, a non-profit cultural exchange that fosters the arts in conflict zones. He is married to Stephen Bajjaly.