Biography

Evan possesses a dynamic combination of legal and executive leadership experience in the gaming, hospitality and sports and entertainment sectors. Having previously served as the General Counsel for a gaming company with more than 1,500 employees and $300 million in annual gaming revenues, Evan understands the complex regulatory schemes and operations affecting gaming companies and those who do business with them. By extension, he further appreciates the needs of in-house attorneys and executives to obtain effective and efficient legal advice from their outside counsel. Evan's business acumen makes him a trusted adviser to a wide range of companies that do business within the sports and gaming sectors, and he is a leading authority in the rapidly developing world of sports wagering.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Evan served as Vice President and General Counsel of Rivers Casino Philadelphia (formerly SugarHouse Casino), where he oversaw all legal matters involving regulatory, labor and employment, construction, intellectual property, real estate, litigation, compliance, risk management and contractual issues. He previously worked in the Philadelphia offices of one national and one international law firm, where he focused on antitrust matters and other complex commercial disputes.

After graduating law school, Evan clerked for the Honorable Robert B. Kugler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Evan is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, a charity that serves over 3,000 inner-city children in Philadelphia and Camden, NJ, and the Board of Trustees for the Bala Cynwyd Library in Lower Merion Township, PA. He also serves as a mentor in the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's Pay It Forward program.
 

Honors & Awards

  • “40 Under 40,” Philadelphia Business Journal (2019)
  • “GC Impact” Award, The Legal Intelligencer (2019)
  • Named as an “Influencer of Law,” Philadelphia Inquirer (2019)
  • “40 Under 40,” Emerging Leaders of Gaming and Global Gaming Business (2018)
  • “Best of the Bar,” Philadelphia Business Journal (2017)