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Walter Evans

Walter Evans

Experienced Attorney with Business Law Background

Memphis
Tennessee
Licensed in
MD, TN, DC
Howard University School of Law
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About
Walter graduated from Howard University School of Law and has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He is a Legal and Business Affairs Attorney experienced in general legal matters, complex corporate transactional matters, and civil litigation. His areas of expertise include business development/analysis, commercial transactions, business litigation, and human resources. He has experience drafting, analyzing, and interpreting a variety of high level contracts and business agreements ranging from commercial leases to international employment compensation agreements. Walter's prior experience includes working for 2 major international… read more corporations, and 15 years in private practice.
16
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experience
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5.0
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
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"In my experience with Attorney Walter Evans during my time as a Shelby County attorney, it was clear to me that he had a passion for working well with is team mates to craft a winning strategy. I appreciate his insight, friendship, and the high quality of his work."

Litigation
Posted on Aug 14, 2017
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"After receiving legal services from Walter Evans, I was extremely impressed. Not only was he knowledgable, thorough, and attentive, Mr. Evans also worked with compassion. Definitely worth recommending. He is the total package."

Business Negotiation
Posted on Aug 14, 2017

Work History

Shelby County Government

Assistant County Attorney-Part Time

Jan 2007 - Present

Serve as general counsel and legal advisor to the sheriff's civil levy division. Counsel and advise the county regard trademark and copyright clearance. Develop policies, procedures, and guidelines for various internal departments, in and attempt to minimize tort exposure. Litigate, as senior counsel, matters related to employment law, and governmental torts claims. Conduct mediations.

Jan 2007 - Present

Law Office of Walter Evans

Attorney

Oct 2005 - Present

Provide legal advice and counsel to corporations, executive, and business development teams through a strategically organized legal approach. Serve as general counsel to for-profit and non-profit corporations.

Oct 2005 - Present

Thomson Reuters

Attorney Editor (Contract)

Jun 2015 - Oct 2015

Draft, update, and edit expert legal content for Practical Law, a division of Thomson Reuters, consisting of practice guides, legal forms, research/practice notes, and other memoranda for use by practicing attorneys in labor and employment law.

Jun 2015 - Oct 2015

FedEx

Human Resources Compliance Advisor

Mar 2003 - Oct 2005

Conducted internal investigations of complaints brought by employees and middle management based on alleged violations of Equal Employment Opportunity laws across North America.
Conducted nationwide training on corporate diversity and harassment.
Collaborated with recruitment, compensation & benefits departments to ensure achievement of corporate goals and objectives.

Mar 2003 - Oct 2005

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