Evelyn’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including business disputes, financial and contract disputes, and white collar defense in all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling and investigation through discovery and trial, as well as the appeals process. She regularly guides individual and corporate clients through federal government investigations and enforcement proceedings, as well as counseling prominent professional sports executives and athletes with regard to league and internal investigations. Evelyn represents clients across a wide range of industries, including financial services, biotech, and sports & entertainment. In addition, she is experienced in managing the electronic discovery process, and frequently handles large data matters involving litigation, internal investigations, and governmental inquiries.
In addition to her complex commercial litigation work, Evelyn maintains an active pro bono practice, specifically focusing on counseling and representing clients in matters related to their immigration status.
Evelyn currently serves as Deputy Regional President of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) for the New England region (Region I). She is an active member of the BU Law Alumni community.
Prior to joining Mintz, Evelyn was an associate in the Boston office of a large, international law firm, where she represented investors in complex affordable housing development acquisitions and transactions.
While attending law school at Boston University School of Law, she worked as a student prosecutor with the school’s criminal clinic where she represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in prosecuting “operating under the influence”, larceny, and drug possession offenses. She also served as Co-President of BU Law’s Latin American Law Student Association (LALSA) chapter, and was a note editor for the Public Interest Law Journal.
Before she attended law school, Evelyn completed a one-year dual urban education fellowship through MATCH Charter High School and AmeriCorps in Boston, where she taught, tutored, and mentored high school students across a variety of subject matters, and advised high school seniors throughout the college application process as a college counselor.
- Boston University School of Law (JD)
- Brown University (BA)
- Alongside co-chair of the firm’s Sports and Entertainment Practice, represented Alex Cora and other Red Sox team employees with regard to the Major League Baseball investigation into allegations of illegal use of electronic equipment by the Red Sox during 2018 and 2019 to steal opposing pitchers’ signs during games.
- Successfully represented a national law firm in a malpractice suit brought by the trustee of a former client in a bankruptcy matter, which resulted in disposing of all of the plaintiff’s claims at summary judgment.
- Representing investors in a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the founders of a biotech company involving securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and common-law fraud.
- Representing a national corporation in connection with an ongoing OIG investigation.
- Alongside the chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, representing a client in ongoing efforts to change client’s deportation status and represent her in post-conviction relief efforts.
Recognition & Awards
- Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star (2021)
- Massachusetts SJC Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services, Pro Bono Honor Roll (2020-2021)
- Board Member, Boston Associate Board, Summer Search
- Deputy Regional President, Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), Region I
- Emerging Leader, The BASE Emerging Leaders Network