Kimberly Evans is a director within the firm’s civil rights practice group and a dynamic advocate for victims of discrimination, wrongful incarceration, sexual assault, and other forms of harassment. Her current representations include, among others:
Ms. Evans is an experienced trial lawyer who has litigated a number of complex corporate matters, including In re Dole Food Co. Stockholder Litigation and In re Dole Food Co. Appraisal Litigation, a stockholder class and appraisal litigation resulting in a damages award of $148 million, plus interest, following a nine-day trial in Delaware Chancery Court. The Dole litigation represents one of the largest recoveries in a non-derivative action in the history of the Delaware Chancery Court. Ms. Evans has tried a number of cases before the Delaware Court of Chancery, including In re Appraisal of DFC Global, Corp., In re Appraisal of PetSmart, Inc., and In re Appraisal of Jarden Corporation, and has litigated foreign appraisal actions in the Cayman Islands, including In the matter of Nord Anglia Education.
Ms. Evans is a member of the Pennsylvania and Delaware State Bar Associations, the American Association for Justice Civil Rights and Sexual Assault Litigation Committees, serves as co-Chair of Mentoring for the Delaware Chapter of the Rodney Inn of Court, and is the current Diversity Liaison for the PBA Civil and Equal Rights Committee. In 2017, Ms. Evans was selected as one of the Legal 500 Next Generation Lawyers in the area of Plaintiff M&A Litigation. In 2019, she was again selected by Legal 500 as a Rising Star. In 2020, Ms. Evans was selected for membership by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the “Civil Rights – Top 10” and “Women’s Rights – Top 10.”