Douglas M. Evans is a partner of the Firm and is the chair of the Litigation Practice Group. His practice includes commercial litigation and trials in both state and federal courts, with an emphasis on real estate and business disputes, contracts, bankruptcy, commercial collections, foreclosure, mechanics liens, and appeals. Doug also concentrates in representing companies in connection with structured settlement transfers and lottery assignment transactions. Doug has also served as a liquidating trustee in connection with a large Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
Doug regularly represents clients in the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and is admitted to the United States District Courts for the District of Connecticut and the District of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, and serves on the executive committee of the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section.
Doug graduated from Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, with a Bachelor of Arts in 1985, and graduated from Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, cum laude, in 1989. In law school, he was an editor of the Suffolk University Transnational Law Journal. Doug received his training and experience at Schatz & Schatz, Ribicoff & Kotkin, in Hartford, where he practiced for six years in the litigation department.
Doug was formerly an elected member of the Avon, Connecticut Board of Education, and is an elected member of the Avon Town Council. A resident of Avon since 1993, Doug is married with three children.