Evelyn Fanneron

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Evelyn Fanneron is an Associate in Commercial Litigation, where she has represented a variety of clients in diverse industries, including international banks, sovereign states, transnational corporations, hedge funds, and small, medium, and large businesses. Evelyn has engaged in litigation in federal, New York, and Delaware courts as well as arbitrations addressing business disputes. Her experience encompasses corporate governance issues, disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions, the foreign sovereign immunities act, employment and whistleblower disputes, consumer protection claims, and creditors' bankruptcy claims.

Evelyn also has experience in white collar and anti-corruption/anti-money laundering work, having participated in federal criminal white collar investigations and litigations, assisted in FCPA investigations, and helped develop a compliance program for a foreign, partially state-owned company.

Additionally, Evelyn has achieved successful results in various pro bono matters, including litigating and settling divorce and family law cases as the White & Case extern at Her Justice, obtaining an asylum award for an Iranian client, and working with Legal Aid Society to obtain a settlement on behalf of disabled homeless New Yorkers in Butler v. City of New York.

Bars and Courts
New Jersey State Bar
US District Court of New Jersey
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Education
JD
Boston College Law School
BA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Languages
English
Spanish

Experience

Publications

Evelyn Fanneron, Eunice N. Sahle, & Kari Dahlgren, "Transitional Justice, Gender-Based Violence, and Women’s Rights," in Human Rights in Africa: Contemporary Debates and Struggles 89-144 (Eunice N. Sahle ed., 2019).