EXPERIENCED & AGGRESSIVE BUSINESS LITIGATION ATTORNEYS.

Business Litigation

We have broad and deep experience handling a wide variety of business litigation, representing both defendants and plaintiffs, but our primarily focus is for the plaintiffs. Our practice areas include: misrepresentation claims, breaches of fiduciary duty, officer & director liability investigations and litigation, contract disputes, wage & hour litigation, whistle blower/qui tam actions, and complex financial fraud matters.

Strong Legal Representation

Among other current engagements, the firm represents a number of county and city government clients around the Country in high value federal litigation matters against: major financial institutions under the Fair Housing Act, relating to their subprime lending and the resulting foreclosure crisis, and telecommunication carriers under state 911 fee remittance statutes, for carriers' failure to properly collect and remit statutorily required 911 call center fees.

Experienced Legal Advisors

The firm also represents bankruptcy trustees in claims against former officers and directors for breaches of fiduciary duties, institutional and individual investors in securities fraud class actions, shareholders in derivative litigation, and consumers in major consumer class action litigation. With more than 50 years of combined complex litigation experience, the lawyers at Evangelista Worley LLC can help resolve your business disputes, and provide thoughtful business advice as outside " in house" counsel.


James Evangelista Member Jim Evangelista has over twenty five years of diverse, hands-on, complex financial fraud, commercial and class action litigation experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts around the United States with extensive experience in electronic discovery matters.
David Worley Member David Worley has more than 25 years of experience in complex civil trial and appellate litigation, including as co-lead counsel for the consumer class in one of the nation’s largest data breach actions, substantial experience in securities and consumer class action litigation.
Kristi Stahnke McGregor Counsel Ms McGregor represents plaintiffs in complex commercial cases throughout the U.S. involving securities and accounting fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, M&A, ERISA, breach of contract and business torts, trusts and estates, and international human rights law.
Leigh Smith Counsel Ms. Smith joined Evangelista Worley LLC in 2017 after practicing law for 16 years in New York and New Jersey. Ms. Smith’s work representing shareholders in complex securities class actions has resulted in the recovery of over $3 billion, and her work representing relators in False Claims Act actions has led to recoveries for the United States .