Evan W. Krick


Tel 302.252.4463
Fax 302.252.4466

Evan W. Krick focuses on white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on the banking and health care industries. Evan has defended clients in federal and state investigations.

Representative matters have involved:

  • A bank facing money laundering and bank secrecy act allegations
  • A maker of pharmaceutical products investigated for "off-label" marketing
  • An individual charged with insider trading
  • A construction company under investigation for disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) fraud
  • An internal investigation for defense contracting company facing a joint criminal/civil investigation 

Evan's complex civil litigation experience includes:

  • Handling a False Claims Act matter for a provider of health services
  • Representing entities in proceedings to determine the validity of a shareholders’ election of directors (“Section 225” actions) in the Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Pursuing and defending breach of fiduciary duty cases in the Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Bringing an action under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act in the Delaware Superior Court

Evan also has significant experience representing both condemning authorities and condemnees in eminent domain proceedings.

Before joining Ballard Spahr, Evan was an attorney at the Defenders Association of Philadelphia, where he represented indigent criminal defendants in both felony preliminary hearings and misdemeanor trials. He also served as a summer intern in the North Carolina Attorney General's Office's Consumer Protection Division.

Evan is a frequent contributor to Money Laundering Watch, Ballard Spahr's blog focused exclusively on money laundering issues.  

Pro Bono Experience

Evan has represented numerous clients in landlord-tenant proceedings, and was a panelist for an April 2012 Landlord Tenant Law CLE Training Program. He also represented a client investigating whether funds were diverted from her charitable organization.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Christopher J. Burke, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2013-2014

Professional Activities

West End Neighborhood House, Board of Directors

Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court


Co-author, "Company Prevails in Challenge to FTC Data Security Complaint," Ballard Spahr alert, November 30, 2015

Co-author, "Major New Jersey Health System Pays $12.6 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit Alleging Physician Kickback Scheme," Lexology, January 30, 2013

Co-author, "FinCEN Starts E-Filing of New CTR and SAR Forms Mandatory Use of New Forms Soon to Follow," Lexology, April 12, 2012

Co-author, "Data Breach Leads to First HITECH Enforcement Settlement," Lexology, March 19, 2012 

Duke University School of Law (J.D. 2009, cum laude; LL.M. 2009, International and Comparative Law)
Executive Board Member, Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy and Duke Bar Association; Participant, Wrongful Convictions clinical program; Studied at Duke-Geneva Institute in Transnational Law

Eckerd College (B.A. 2003)



U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania