Christopher L. Evans is an experienced trial lawyer in matters involving oilfield contracts, casualty litigation, maritime law, commercial litigation, and property insurance. Chris has tried numerous jury and non-jury cases to verdict in both state and federal courts, most notably in the areas of major casualty involving product liability, personal injury defense, maritime law and wrongful death. He has deep experience in the area of contractual indemnity and additional insured coverage.
In addition to his trial experience, Chris has successfully handled appellate matters before appellate courts in Texas, the Texas Supreme Court, and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. His appellate experience encompasses a variety of legal areas including oilfield indemnity cases that resulted in new interpretations of statutory and contractual law related to oilfield indemnities.
- University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1983
- Texas Tech University, B.A., 1980
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
- Texas Association of Defense Counsel
- Maritime Lawyers Association
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