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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 a small Atlanta firm 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 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 is currently a Sharholder at Polsinelli in Atlanta 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.







Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 40%
    19 years
  2. White Collar Crime: 40%
    19 years
  3. Investment Fraud: 20%
    19 years



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    Brian's experience, creativity and acumen (which is a fancy way of saying his brainpower) are second to none. He goes to bat for his people, and woe be it to any opponent who tries to harm Brian's clients.


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1355 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA, 30309



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199808/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Georgia Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2014
Integrity AwardHealth and Human Services Office of Investigations2007
Director's CommendationUnited States Secret Service2007
Academic Excellence AwardGeorgia State University College of Law1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderPolsinelli2015 - Present
PartnerChilivis, Cochran, Larkins & Bever2009 - 2015
Assistant United States AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office2004 - 2009
AssociateChilivis, Cochran, Larkins & Bever2001 - 2004
Staff AttorneyUnited States District Court1999 - 2001
Staff AttorneyUnited States Magistrate Court1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Savannah Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationCo-chair White Collar Crime - Southeast RegionN/A
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of GeorgiaN/AN/A
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of GeorgiaN/AN/A
Supreme Court of GeorgiaN/AN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitN/AN/A
Georgia Court of AppealsN/AN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaN/AN/A
Phi Delta PhiN/AN/A
Federal Bar Association (Atlanta Chapter)N/AN/A
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaHealth Law Section Chair2014 - 2014
Atlanta Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionBoard Member2014 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States of America v. LentzN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Compliance Advantage News ReleaseFinancial Impact of Health Care Fraud2010
Georgia ICLEDaubert - Ariadne's Thread2010
Georgia ICLEAn Ounce of Prevention: Review of the Current Health Care Fraud Enforcement Environment2010
Georgia Health Law DevelopmentsOpening the War Chest: Recent Federal Efforts Intensifying the Fight Against Health Care Fraud2010
The LitigatorDownward Departures Based on Substantial Assistance2004
The LitigatorElectronic Discovery2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston CollegePolitical Science, PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
William & Mary Law SchoolInternational Study AbroadN/AN/A
Georgia State University College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
White Collar CrimeIndividual Representation of Corporate Officers, Directors and Employees2014
Southeast Regional White Collar Crime InstituteLitigiating Ethical Conduct in Federal Criminal Cases2014
Southeast Regional ConferenceHealth Care Fraud Enforcement Priorities2014
National Institute on White Collar CrimeCurrent Trends in Federal White Collar Crime Prosecutions2014
Health Care Fraud InstituteLitigating Federal Criminal Health Care Fraud Cases2014
Advanced Health Care LawProgram Chair2014
Mortgage FraudHot Topics in Mortgage Fraud Straight From the Federal Government: Emerging Schemes‚ Regulatory Oversight‚ Civil and Criminal Fraud Enforcement & Prosecutions2013
Advanced Health Care LawCurrent Trends In Health Care Fraud Enforcement2013
2013 Health Cre Law UpdateFraud & Abuse Enforcement Trends Facing Georgia Hospitals2013
White Collar CrimeModerator, Individuals in the Crosshairs: Representing Directors, Officers and Employees2012
Advanced health Care LawAdvanced Health Care Law, Recent Trends in Federal Health Care Fraud Enforcement2012
Advanced Health Care LawHealth Care Fraud and Abuse Enforcement: Current Trends and Recent Developments2011
White Collar CrimeCorporate Internal Investigations2010
Southeastern Health Care Fraud Institute"After the Government Knocks: Handling a Health Care Fraud Case"2009
Effective Trial Techniques in Health Care Fraud LitigationEffective Trial Techniques in Health Care Fraud Litigation2008
Criminal Law for Non-Criminal LawyersLitigating Parallel Proceedings in Fraud Cases2008
Investigation and Trial Techniques in Prosecuting Economic CrimesInvestigation and Trial Techniques in Prosecuting Economic Crimes2007
Federal Law Enforcement Procurement Fraud TrainingDetecting Government Fraud and Abuse2007
Federal Criminal PracticeDefending Federal Criminal Cases2007
Federal Law Enforcement Training CenterInvestigating Procurement Fraud Cases2006
Detecting Money Laundering ActivityDetecting Money Laundering Activity2006
Federal Criminal PracticeFederal Criminal Practice from a Law Clerk's Perspective2002