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Joseph P. Evans

Associate

Tysons Corner Office
8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 900
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
Phone: (703) 847-6300
Fax: (703) 847-6312

Mr. Evans practices in the areas of government contracts, construction, and white collar matters. Mr. Evans has experience with contract interpretation disputes, bid protests, False Claims Act matters, collective bargaining, and IP licensing. He has worked Fifth Amendment takings cases, and Foreign Corrupt Practice Act issues.

Mr. Evans served as law clerk in the chambers of the Honorable Circuit Judge Pauline Newman at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. During his tenure, he worked on numerous cases in the fields of government contracting and constitutional takings, gaining invaluable insight on the appellate-level litigation of claims against the Federal Government. Before his clerkship, and immediately following his graduation from law school, Mr. Evans held a fellowship at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law’s Health Law Institute in Edmonton, Alberta. There he conducted research on government regulation of basic and applied scientific research, medical treatment, therapeutic devices, and vaccines.

Mr. Evans obtained his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law and his bachelors from North Carolina State University, and completed portions of both his undergraduate and law school coursework at Peking University in Beijing, China. As a fluent and literate Chinese speaker, he spent his 1L summer at the Beijing branch of Zhonglun Law Firm – one of China’s first and most prestigious law firms – and worked as a freelance document translator and interpreter in Beijing for the year between undergraduate and law school.

Education

University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D., 2013)

Peking University School of Law (Summer Session on Chinese Law, 2011)

North Carolina State University (B.A., 2009); International Studies Focus on East Asia, cum laude, Dean’s List, Phi Eta Sigma

Peking University (Foreign Exchange, 2008)

Prior Legal Experience

Clerkship at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, The Honorable Pauline Newman, Circuit Judge, 2015-2017

Fellowship at University of Alberta Faculty of Law, Health Law Institute

Summer Associateship at Zhonglun Law firm, Beijing Office

Bar Admissions

Commonwealth of Virginia, 2013

State of North Carolina, 2014

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Supreme Court of Virginia

Supreme Court of North Carolina

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association – Public Contract Law Division

Federal Bar Association

Federal Circuit Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association – Construction Law Blog

North Carolina Bar Association