Evan B. Caplan

Evan Caplan joined the firm's Philadelphia office in June 2003 and practices with the Commercial Litigation Practice Group. He focuses his practice on products liability, construction law, liquor liability and complex torts. Evan also handles the representation of corporations in the defense of high exposure, catastrophic casualty claims. He has vast experience representing corporations in lawsuits arising from product defect; representing building owners and major construction companies in the defense of environmental pollution and property damage claims; and representing corporations, manufacturers, municipalities, building owners, and managers in the defense of casualty claims arising from various product defects and toxic exposures. Evan also has experience litigating environmental pollution and exposure matters before the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Evan is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel. He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey. He currently serves as a board member of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) and is a member of the LCD's fund raising subcommittee. Evan has been recognized for his pro bono achievements, receiving the 2008 White Hat Award from the LCD, and being named to the First Judicial District Honor Roll in 2007, 2008 and 2011. Evan is also a member of Cozen O’Connor’s pro bono committee.

Evan received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware in 1995. In 1998, he received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law at Camden, where he served as articles editor of the Rutgers Law Journal. Evan is a faculty member of Cozen O'Connor's deposition training program.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Products Liability, 2) Construction, 3) Transportation & Logistics Litigation and 4) Insurance Coverage & Claims Litigation
Law School Rutgers School of Law-Newark (J.D., 1998)
Education University of Delaware (B.A., 1995)
Bar Member / Association Pennsylvania State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cozen O Connor
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