Evelyn focuses her practice on antitrust and competition matters, including mergers and acquisitions, Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR), counseling, compliance, and regulatory reviews by the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. Evelyn specializes in advising clients in the health care industry and has counseled health care companies on the antitrust aspects of transactions. Evelyn also engages in trade association representation.
In addition, Evelyn has a regulatory and compliance practice involving the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) and other federal and state product safety laws. She helps companies seeking representation on product safety reporting obligations, product safety investigations, recalls, and other regulatory and enforcement matters.
Prior to joining Mintz, Evelyn was a litigation associate at a law firm in Atlanta, where she litigated a variety of disputes in state and federal courts, including disputes related to breach of contract, products liability, and breach of fiduciary duty. She authored numerous dispositive motions as well as pleadings and discovery requests.
Evelyn also clerked for Chief Judge Thomas Thrash of the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. As a law clerk, she researched and drafted judicial opinions for cases involving products liability, antitrust, personal injury, and constitutional law. Additionally, she gained significant experience with multidistrict litigation and class actions. In law school, she was editor-in-chief of the Georgia Law Review.
January 9, 2023 | Alert | By Bruce Sokler, Joseph Miller, Charles Samuels, Evelyn French
In Divided 3-2 Vote, Federal Trade Commission Authorizes Three Omnibus Compulsory Process Resolutions
August 30, 2022 | Blog | By Evelyn French, Bruce Sokler
DOJ and FTC Virtual Workshop: Agencies Discuss Novel Approaches to Address Competition Issues in Pharmaceutical Mergers
June 23, 2022 | Blog | By Evelyn French, Tinny Song
Second Circuit Provides Clarity on “Inherently Suspect” Standard, Overturns FTC’s Ruling on 1-800 Contacts Trademark Agreements
June 21, 2021 | Blog | By Joseph Miller, Evelyn French
The Tail Cannot Wag the Dog: the U.S. Supreme Court Rules that the FTC Cannot Seek Equitable Monetary Relief in Section 13(b) Cases
April 27, 2021 | Blog | By Bruce Sokler, Evelyn French
Fifth Circuit Finds Flaws in CPSC Rulemaking on Phthalate Limits Highlighting Another Rulemaking Misstep for the Agency
March 22, 2021 | Blog | By Charles Samuels, Evelyn French
DOJ Reaches Acquisition Settlement with Geisinger, Evangelical; Demonstrates Department’s Willingness to Challenge a Minority Investment
March 8, 2021 | Blog | By Bruce Sokler, Evelyn French
DOJ Continues its Enforcement Efforts Against Anticompetitive Conduct in Labor Markets, Charges Health Care Company for No-Poach Agreements with First Criminal Indictment
January 12, 2021 | Blog | By Bruce Sokler, Evelyn French
December 11, 2020 | Blog | By Bruce Sokler, Evelyn French
Consumer Product Safety Advocates Pen Memorandum to Biden Transition Team Foreshadowing Push for More Active and Aggressive CPSC
December 9, 2020 | Blog | By Charles Samuels, Evelyn French
News & Press
October 19, 2018
Events & Speaking
International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization
Recognition & Awards
- Phi Beta Kappa
- Phi Kappa Phi