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Evan A. Burkholder

Evan A. Burkholder

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

The George Washington University Law School
Honors: Order of the Coif
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Hanover College
B.A. | Philosophy/Theology
Honors: Graduated with Honors
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Professional Experience
LeClair Ryan
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Wright Robinson Osthimer & Tatum
McGuire Woods
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
McGuire Woods
Trial & Defense Counsel, Military Judge
U. S. Marine Corp
Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar  # 67986
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Insurance Defense
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Insurance Bad Faith
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290 Town Center Drive
Fourth Floor
Dearborn, MI 48126
Telephone: (313) 313-583-5955
Telephone: (248) 444-0309
Fax: (313) 583-6955