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Evan A. Burkholder

Evan A. Burkholder

LeClair Ryan
  • Appeals & Appellate, Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Business Law...
  • Michigan, Virginia
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Summary

Mr. Burkholder heads the LeClairRyan Detroit office and has over 30 years of trial experience in business litigation, wrongful death actions, catastrophic injury cases, design defect cases, and product recall actions. He has represented architects, engineers and accountants in professional liability actions and has defended insurers in first party policy (fire, all risk property or business interruption) cases, as well as bad faith and excess liability claims. He has worked on complicated construction projects, representing design-build firms. He has defended pharmaceutical companies in medical device cases, ethical drug litigation and in generic drug registration litigation. His toxic tort experience includes the representation of manufacturers and distributors in lung cancer, liver cancer (nickel products), asbestosis, silicosis and mold cases. He has tried complicated UCC cases involving requirements contracts and just-in-time inventory systems. His practice has included the representation of domestic and foreign firearms manufacturers. His background includes experience in the U. S. Marine Corps as a trial counsel and military judge, work as a police commissioner and training as an armorer.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Insurance Defense
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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Virginia
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Professional Experience
Shareholder
LeClair Ryan
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Partner
Wright Robinson Osthimer & Tatum
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Partner
McGuire Woods
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Partner
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
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Associate
McGuire Woods
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Trial & Defense Counsel, Military Judge
U. S. Marine Corp
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Education
The George Washington University Law School
J.D.
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Honors: Order of the Coif
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Hanover College
B.A. | Philosophy/Theology
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Honors: Graduated with Honors
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Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar # 67986
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
290 Town Center Drive
Fourth Floor
Dearborn, MI 48126
USA
Telephone: (313) 313-583-5955
Telephone: (248) 444-0309
Fax: (313) 583-6955