Brian McEvoy is a former federal prosecutor with a practice focus on white collar criminal defense and a special emphasis in health care fraud matters.
After graduating from Boston College, cum laude, in 1994, Brian attended Georgia State University College of Law. While at Georgia State, Brian was the lead oralist for the school's National Competition moot court team, the coach for the school's ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition team, and the captain of the school's Jessup International Moot Court Team. Brian also spent a semester studying in Madrid, Spain through the International Law Program of William & Mary College of Law.
After his law school graduation in 1997, Brian entered into a clerkship with the Honorable John E. Dougherty, United Stated Magistrate Judge, Northern District of Georgia. Upon completion of his clerkship with Magistrate Judge Dougherty, Brian began a clerkship with the Honorable Orinda D. Evans, Chief Judge, Northern District of Georgia.
Brian joined the Atlanta firm of Chilivis, Cochran, Larkins & Bever in 2001, and was involved in representing clients in a wide variety of matters, including both civil and criminal litigation in state and federal courts.
In 2004, Brian left the firm for the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Georgia in Savannah, prosecuting general economic crimes, fraud, and public corruption cases.
In 2007, Brian received special commendation from the Department of Health and Human Services for his work prosecuting Health Care Fraud matters. In 2008, he was named as the District's Health Care Fraud Coordinator and started the District's first Health Care Fraud Task Force.
Brian rejoined Chilivis, Cochran as a Partner in 2009, and focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, business litigation, and government and internal corporate investigations. As a former federal prosecutor, Brian has extensive criminal trial experience and an expertise in civil and criminal health care fraud, mortgage fraud, securities fraud, government contracting, environmental and other civil and criminal regulatory matters.