Irwin S. Evans

Of Counsel

Los Angeles

Phone: (213) 955-9500 (Ext. 138)
Fax: (213) 955-9511

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California State Bar
  • United States District Courts: Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States Court of Appeals: Ninth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Articles & Presentations

  • Selection and Designation of Expert Witnesses
  • Law Office Management for Small Firms for California State Bar: Nevada State Bar

Irwin S. Evans is a seasoned trial lawyer with many years of trial experiences in State and Federal Courts. Mr. Evans has established a solid reputation representing product manufactures in defense of their products. He has also represented public entities in a variety of high stakes matters.

Mr. Evans is based in Los Angeles.

Representative Matters

  • Defended chemical manufacturer against claim of failure to warn of dangers in inhaling fumes from their products. California Supreme Court established the sophisticated user doctrine as a defense.
  • Represented Auto Manufacturer in a breach of warranty case that established requirement in California that customer must present vehicle for repair at least once to dealer as a prerequisite to filling complaint.
  • Defended municipalities in wrongful death, excessive force, employment discrimination and retaliation premises liability and commercial litigation.
  • Defended property owner in suit by 27 tenants for personal injury due to alleged exposure to mold.
  • Represented well known music producer in suit by his attorney for attorneys fees in excess of $2,000,000.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Business Disputes

Tort/Personal Injury

  • Toxic Torts: Mold; Toxic Substance Injuries

Product Liability

  • Auto
  • Auto Warranty
  • Miscellaneous Product Defects


  • Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination


  • Loyola University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Cal State University Los Angeles (B.A. Sociology)

Honors & Distinctions

  • Presidential Award from the National Bar Association.
  • Inducted into the National Bar Associations Hall of Fame.
  • Inducted into The John M. Langston Bar Association Hall of Fame.
  • Lawren Miller Award, California Association of Black Womens
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Community Service Award.
  • Commendations from the Congress of the United States, State of California, City of Los Angeles and County of Los Angeles.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • California Association of Black Lawyers Past President
  • National Bar Association- Member of Budget Committee
  • California Central District, Judge Magistrates Merit Selection Committee – Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association – Member
  • Judicial Nominees Evaluation Committee of the State Bar of California – Member
  • American Bar Association – Member