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Cedric E. Evans

Cedric E. Evans

Managing Partner

Cedric Evans has devoted the vast majority of his practice over the past 20 years to the defense of medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Clients rely on Cedric for his extensive experience defending product liability cases across Texas and the United States.

Cedric has amassed considerable experience across multiple aspects of medical device and pharmaceutical litigation. He has taken lead or prominent pre-trial and trial discovery roles in matters involving diet drugs, pain management medications, antidepressants, Cox-2 inhibitors and acne medications, as well as a variety of other pharmaceutical products. As part of those efforts, Cedric was part of a small group of attorneys selected to prepare the bellwether cases involving pain management medications for trial. Moreover, in addition to approximately 10 years of work on the national deposition team for the acne medication litigation, Cedric has been involved, through various roles, in multiple acne medication trials, including one in which he served as trial counsel.

Cedric was a member of the United States Army from 1987-1997, retiring with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1995

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas


  • University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1995
    —with Distinction
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1991

Professional Associations

    • Defense Research Institute
    • International Association of Defense Counsel


    • Super Lawyers Magazine 
      —Texas Rising Stars, 2004 – 2006

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