Joseph (Joe) B. Evans represents clients in white-collar criminal and regulatory matters and commercial litigation. Joe also provides legal counsel on blockchain and virtual currency related matters.

Joe represents government officials and senior executives in some of the nation’s most high-profile government investigations and criminal jury trials. These representations involve nuanced areas of public corruption related laws, IEEPA and other sanctions programs, and securities law. Joe also represents public figures and senior executives in a variety of New York State felony and misdemeanor matters. He defends investigations from regulatory and criminal enforcement agencies including the Department of Justice, US Attorney’s Offices, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Federal Trade Commission, the Office of Foreign Asset Control of the Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service and local prosecutor’s offices.

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  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers in New York, 2020


  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, member


Fordham University School of Law, JD, 2013
Fordham University, BS, 2010

New York

Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Joseph B. Evans

Insights & Events / Media