Lee practices in the litigation group where he is focused on the defense of civil matters. He represents insurance companies, long term care providers, individual health care providers and other individuals and entities. In his over thirty years of experience, Lee has successfully tried many jury trials and arbitrations to verdict or award. Lee is a mediator and frequently arbitrates matters for both plaintiffs and defendants.
(Every case is different and depends on its own unique facts. Results may vary.)
Obtained summary judgment in a complex work place domestic violence case involving a long term care facility.
Negotiated a favorable settlement in a case involving alleged negligence in the construction of a highway, after discovering and establishing negligence and spoliation of evidence on the part of plaintiff’s employer which caused the employer to substantially reduce their worker’s compensation lien claim.
Obtained partial summary judgment for insurance client in unfair and deceptive trade practice/bad faith lawsuit. Remainder of claims were favorably settled before trial after evidence was discovered that the insured had falsified claim documents.
Successfully defended an institutional health care provider following its emergence from bankruptcy in numerous cases leading to the dismissal of many claims.
Areas of Focus
“Attorney Lee Evans is excellent. I appreciate his thoughtful and cost-effective approach to litigation. He is a seasoned attorney who provides a high level of legal service and cares about his clients.”Client to Best Law Firms
More About Lee
Education & Admissions
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Law – JD 1984
UNC at Chapel Hill – BS, BA 1981
North Carolina 1984
US District Courts for Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
North Carolina Bar Association
Wake County Bar Association
Wake County Volunteer Lawyers Program – Legal Aid
North Carolina Supreme Court
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
Speaking & Publications
Lee has written and spoken extensively on various topics for numerous organizations over the last 20 years, including the North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Wake County Claims Association and the North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association.
Presenter – “Who Do You Represent? Pitfalls and Perils of Representing an Organization” – NC Bar Association 2009
Honors & Awards
AV Preeminent® Peer Rated
Best Lawyers in America®
Listed in Health Care Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants since 2011
“Power List” – Personal Injury Defendants
NC Lawyers Weekly magazine 2021
by peer nomination only
NC lists since 2020
Legal Elite – Litigation
Business North Carolina magazine – 2023
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