Evan Michailidis


Evan Michailidis practices in the area of litigation, with a focus on complex commercial litigation; domestic and international white-collar criminal defense, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations; class action defense; products liability; and employment litigation. Mr. Michailidis is listed in the 2012-2016 editions of New York Super Lawyers as a Rising Star.

Mr. Michailidis is a 2006 graduate of Emory School of Law and a cum laude graduate of Columbia University.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • White-Collar Defense
  • Products Liability Litigation

Representative Matters

  • Obtained on behalf of a large grocery store chain a settlement the client found favorable in a consolidated FLSA and multi-state Rule 26 class action lawsuit alleging the failure to properly pay overtime.
  • Obtained a dismissal of two appeals against JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in the Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division-Second Judicial Department, concerning the borrower's standing to bring the appeals.
  • Obtained on behalf of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. from the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division-Second Judicial Department, an affirmation of a lower court ruling that property transferred pursuant to a judgment imposing a constructive trust is transferred subject to the existing lien.
  • Obtained on behalf of Sagi Genger and TPR Investment Associates, Inc., on behalf of AG Properties Co., a decision and order from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granting a motion for sanctions against opposing parties and their counsel.


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Columbia University, B.A., cum laude, 2001


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2015-present
    - Associate, 2011-2014
  • Snow Becker Krauss, P.C.
    - Associate, 2006-2011

Professional Activities

  • American Arbitration Association
    - Arbitrator, Expedited Panel

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as a New York Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012-2016