Evan Holden is a product liability litigator who represents life sciences companies and global product manufacturers. Considered a business partner to his clients, Evan uses a flexible, efficient approach that balances litigation strategy with the business goals of the company. His clients include Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, as well as manufacturers of automobiles, industrial equipment, and consumer products. Clients rely upon Evan for cases ranging from mass torts and multidistrict litigation to high-stakes, single-plaintiff catastrophic injuries.
A shareholder in the firm’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice, Evan manages complex litigation in federal and state court. He has over a decade of experience defending companies in cases that involve challenging scientific issues in the areas of medicine and engineering. Evan also counsels a variety of manufacturers and distributors on compliance matters, risk assessment, product recalls, and reporting activities governed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, FDA, and other federal and state regulatory bodies.
Evan is listed as a Georgia Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2017-2018), as well as in The Daily Report’s “On the Rise (2018). He is a core member of the GT team that was named The American Lawyer’s 2018 “Product Liability Litigation Department of the Year” and 2018 “Regional Litigation Department of the Year” for Georgia.
Evan is a speaker and author on important legal issues in the field of products liability, including the issue of jury selection in high-stakes trials. He has presented at the Biomedical Engineering and Materials Roundtable of the National Academy of Sciences. Evan is an active participant in the Defense Research Institute and Vice Chair of the Georgia State Membership Committee. Evan also enjoys mentoring younger attorneys and conveying the importance of understanding clients’ legal matters in the larger context of their business objectives.
- Pharmaceutical, medical device and health care litigation
- Products liability
- Multidistrict and mass action litigation
- Consumer products