Evan M. Gessner
Meet Evan M. Gessner

Columbia Office

Evan M. Gessner

Special Counsel

Attorney Evan M. Gessner practices in the Retail & Hospitality Group as Special Counsel.

Prior to joining Collins & Lacy, Gessner served in a number of litigation roles in both state and federal trial and appellate courts. He has experience with claims involving alleged torts, breaches of contract, and civil right violations without supervision.

Additionally, Gessner worked for a several years as Assistant General Counsel at the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services where he performed all legal services related to the Managed Care Program and Program Integrity Division.

He has represented and advised governmental agencies and employees in all aspects of litigation in both state and federal trial and appellate courts.

Gessner was raised in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2008. He was admitted before the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina in 2008, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in 2009.

  • South Carolina
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

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  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, J.D.