John Evans devotes his financial services practice to representing Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs), institutional investors (debt and equity), private equity funds, hedge funds, business development companies, and venture capital funds in their buy-out, investment and finance transactions. 


In addition to practicing in the areas of mezzanine finance, private equity, and venture capital, he represents several founders and companies in their fund raising and merger and acquisition transactions.



  • Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, 2023-2024
  • Member, Moore & Van Allen's Attorney Development Committee
  • Presenter, Minority Equity Rights in Lending Transactions (Continuing Legal Education) 
  • Alumni advisor, Northwestern University School of Law Small Business Opportunity Clinic
  • Graduate, Leadership Charlotte (Class XXIV)  




  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association


J.D., Northwestern University, 1999; Small Business Opportunity Clinic, Founding Member

B.A., Duke University, 1995


  • North Carolina, 1999
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Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, 2023-2024

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