Evie Spanos is business-minded trial attorney who maintains a diverse, complex commercial litigation practice. Evie has represented individuals and companies of all sizes in litigation and pre-litigation matters, as well as in internal and regulatory investigations. Her clients come from a broad range of industries, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, media and entertainment, financial services, real estate, land use, energy, consumer goods, and insurance.
Evie advocates on behalf of clients in both federal and state proceedings at the trial, appellate, and regulatory stages; in arbitration and mediation proceedings; and before industry self-regulatory organizations. Her work includes representing clients in business divorce, false advertising, bankruptcy, employment, antitrust, and securities litigation. She also advises on intellectual property matters and has significant experience with patent and copyright litigation.
In addition to her time as a litigator, Evie has served as a tech start-up General Counsel to venture-capital backed companies in the FinTech and PropTech spaces.
Committed to pro bono work, Evie has provided direct legal services to underserved populations and has contributed to several amicus briefs submitted on behalf of nonprofit organizations to the federal courts of appeals and the Supreme Court.
Evie holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. After graduating, she clerked for Judge P. Kevin Castel on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Evie earned her B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University in Economics.
Evie is also an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Law School where she teaches legal writing and lawyering.
- Honorable Judge P. Kevin Castel , United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
- Columbia Law School (J.D.)
- Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
- Finalist, Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Competition
- Finalist, Wendell Phillips Award for Public Speaking
- Harvard University (A.B., Economics, cum laude)
- New York
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit