Evan Parness has a full-service labor and employment practice that includes litigating cutting-edge issues at the trial and appellate levels, negotiating employment aspects of complex M&A deals and other business transactions, and counseling global employers on compliance with national, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

Evan represents employers and senior executives in non-compete, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, ERISA, and business tort litigation in state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and alternative dispute resolution bodies. Evan has secured significant trial and appellate victories for clients, including complete dismissals of discrimination and retaliation lawsuits, successful verdicts following trial, and injunctive relief on behalf of clients enforcing restrictive covenants.

Evan also counsels established and emerging companies on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and litigation avoidance measures in connection with all aspects of workplace employment issues. Evan conducts sensitive internal investigations of alleged discrimination and harassment, and assists employers in shaping workplace policies to comply with law and promote a productive working environment.

Evan advises leading companies on the labor and employment aspects of significant business transactions and acquisitions. He negotiates employment-related provisions in business transaction documents and oversees due diligence of a potential target's employment practices. Evan also counsels clients on executive employment and restrictive covenants agreements.

The Legal 500 recognized Evan as a "Next Generation Partner" in its 2021 rankings. In addition, Law360 named Evan a 2018 Rising Star in Employment Law. Evan was one of only five employment attorneys nationwide to receive this honor. The award recognizes attorneys under age 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age.

Evan has also been recognized as a "Rising Star" by New York Metro Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.