William Evans

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William Evans



Will is a successful trial attorney who handles civil litigation and criminal defense cases for the firm. His civil expertise includes breach of contract, commercial litigation, real estate, family law, and personal injury cases (among others) as part of his diverse practice. Will diligently investigates the facts of each case and leaves no stone unturned in an effort to obtain the best possible results for his clients.

Before joining the Tate Bywater, Will served as the Assistant Commonwealth Attorney for Culpeper County, Virginia where he tried all manner of crimes including DWI, larceny, fraud, and drug cases. Prior to his time there, he ran a solo criminal defense practice and worked as a civil associate for a large Washington D.C. law firm.

Will is a graduate of George Mason University and The University of Chicago Law School, where he was an editor on the Law Review and served as a student attorney for the Exoneration Project. He lives in Herndon, Virginia with his wife and son.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Breach of Contract Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Domestic Relations


  • Virginia


  • Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, Culpeper Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
  • The Evans Law Firm
  • Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP
  • Student Attorney, The Exoneration Project, Chicago IL
  • Summer Associate, Irell & Manella LLP, Los Angeles CA
  • Judicial Intern, The Honorable Reggie B. Walton, Washington DC


  • Article, Supervisory Liability in the Fallout of Iqbal, 65 Syracuse Law Review 103 (2014)
  • Note, Supervisory Liability After Iqbal: Decoupling Bivens from Section 1983, 77 U. Chi. Law Review 1401 (2010)
  • On Happiness, Philosophy and the Science of Happiness Conference (George Mason 2012)


The University of Chicago Law School

  • Juris Doctor

George Mason University

  • Bachelor of Science

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