Terrance James Evans

Terrance James Evans

Duane Morris LLP
  • Antitrust Law, Insurance Defense, Tax Law ...
  • California
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Terrance J. Evans is a partner in the Trial Practice Group of Duane Morris in San Francisco. He concentrates his practice in representing the financial services industry, which includes international, national and community banks; loan service companies; and insurance companies.

With respect to the insurance industry, Mr. Evans concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation and policy interpretation and analysis. He has represented commercial primary, excess and umbrella insurers in a wide range of multimillion-dollar cases, including declaratory relief, bad faith, rescission, subrogation, indemnity, additional insurance, interpleader and reformation actions.

In relation to the banking industry, Mr. Evans has represented international, national and community banks and loan service companies in complex commercial litigation and various secured transactions, including commercial and residential nonjudicial foreclosures; unified foreclosures; judicial foreclosures; creditor's rights issues, which includes obtaining relief from stay in various bankruptcy courts; mechanics' lien lawsuits; stop notice claims; abatement issues; priority contests; RESPA claims; forbearance agreements; municipality disputes; transfer tax disputes; property tax disputes; short sales; loan purchase and sale agreements; predatory lending claims; discriminatory lending claims; Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims; and many other issues.

Mr. Evans has been recognized both locally and nationally for his professional accomplishments. In 2010 and 2008, Mr. Evans was honored by the American Business Trial Lawyers of Northern California for his dedication and professionalism.

Loyola University School of Law
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Cornell University
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Professional Experience
Duane Morris LLP
Professional Associations
Activities: California Bar Association
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Activities: American Bar Association
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Activities: Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
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Activities: California Black Lawyers Association
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Activities: The Bar Association of San Francisco
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
  • Antitrust Law

  • Insurance Defense

  • Tax Law

    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning

  • Securities Law

  • Real Estate Law

    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law

  • Legal Malpractice

  • International Law

    Human Rights, Imports & Exports

  • Intellectual Property

  • Insurance Claims

    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance

  • Appeals & Appellate

    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals

  • Health Care Law

  • Estate Planning

    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills

  • Environmental Law

  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law


  • Employment Law

    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination

  • Business Law

    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

  • Arbitration & Mediation

    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration

Additional Practice Area
  • Insurance Bad Faith
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