Blaine H. Evanson
Blaine H. Evanson is a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Orange County, California, practicing primarily in the appellate and constitutional law practice group. He has represented clients in several matters before the Supreme Court of the United States and in federal and state appellate courts around the country. He has experience across a broad array of industries and subject matter areas, at all stages of litigation. He has received many accolades for his appellate practice, including from Law360, Euromoney, Benchmark Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America, and California “Super Lawyers.” Mr. Evanson is also a member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Before coming to BYU, he taught courses in constitutional law at the University of Southern California and University of California, Irvine law schools.
Mr. Evanson graduated from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and a Senior Editor on the Columbia Law Review. After graduation, he served as a law clerk for Judge A. Raymond Randolph of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
At BYU Law School, Mr. Evanson teaches Constitutional Law in Commercial Litigation, a course which analyzes current issues in constitutional law that are actively litigated by companies in commercial litigation.