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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Managing attorney David Haynes and partner


Karen Evans of The Cochran Firms Washington,
D.C. office selected as 2016 Best Lawyers in
America
Personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers serving Maryland, Virginia, and
Washington, D.C. included in 2016 Best Lawyers in America list
August 20, 2015 - The Cochran Firm, D.C. is proud to announce managing attorney David E.
Haynes and partner Karen E. Evans have been selected to the 22nd Edition of U.S. News &
World Reports Best Lawyers in America. Haynes and Evans were both selected to The Best
Lawyers in America 2016 list in the practice fields of medical malpractice law and personal
injury litigation. Haynes and Evans have recovered millions of dollars in settlements and
verdicts on behalf of their clients.
It is an honor to be named to The Best Lawyers in America 2016 list, managing attorney
David E. Haynes said. Karen Evans and I have worked tirelessly to secure justice for victims
who suffered catastrophic injuries due to someone elses negligence. We look forward to living
up to the high standard set by the attorneys included in the Best Lawyers in America list. We
will strive to continue providing the high caliber, personalized legal representation our clients
expect and deserve.
As the oldest peer-reviewed legal publication, Best Lawyers has become one of the most
respected publications in its field. U.S. News & World Report compiles its Best Lawyers lists
by reviewing thousands of confidential evaluations by attorneys. Best Lawyers list has secured
a reputation as a reliable, unbiased source of information among the legal profession, the
media, and the general public. Consumers searching for a personal injury lawyer or medical
malpractice attorney in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia often use the Best Lawyers in
America list when navigating the process of selecting a qualified and experienced attorney to
provide legal representation. For these and other reasons, clients and attorneys recognize
inclusion in the Best Lawyers list as a noteworthy honor.
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David Haynes and I are humbled by our selection to the Best Lawyers List of 2016. The fact
that this inclusion comes from our professional peers makes it all the more inspiring, Evans
said. We have dedicated our careers to achieving important, meaningful settlements and
verdicts for our medical malpractice and personal injury clients in the Maryland, Virginia, and
Washington, D.C. area.
About David E. Haynes
David E. Haynes is the managing attorney of the Washington, D.C. office of The Cochran Firm, which provides
legal representation to the victims of catastrophic injuries throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
He devotes his practice to complex civil litigation, high stakes mass torts, medical malpractice, product liability,
wrongful death, and catastrophic injury cases. He has secured more than $100 million in recoveries for his clients
as lead counsel through verdict and settlement. He has been recognized by legal publications as achieving some
of the largest verdicts and settlements in various jurisdictions.
Haynes serves as President Elect of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. He is also a
member of the Maryland Association for Justice, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, and the American
Association for Justice.
About Karen E. Evans
Karen E. Evans serves as President of the Washington Bar Association, one of the first and oldest African
American Bar Associations in the country. She is a Past President of the Trial Lawyers Association of
Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and continues to serves on its Board of Governors. Evans is also a member of the
American Association of Nurse Attorneys and has been an invited speaker at the request of various legal
associations and assemblies, including the D.C. Bar, George Washington University Law School, the Virginia
Nurses Association, the D. C. Superior Court Judicial Training session committee, the D.C. Trial Lawyers
Association, the Ohio Association for Justice, and the Maryland Association for Justice. Evans is a member of the
state and federal Bars in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. She was an Adjunct Professor of Law at
the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law from 2005 to 2012 and currently serves
as a mediator for the D.C. Superior Court.
Before law school, Evans was a Captain in the United States Air Force Nurse Corp and practiced
medical/surgical and intensive care nursing for 10 years. She began her legal education in 1987 at Texas Tech
University School of Law where she was selected for Law Review. After her first year of study, she transferred to
The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Law and earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) in 1990.
About The Cochran Firm, D.C.
With decades of collective legal experience, the team of seasoned attorneys at The Cochran Firm, D.C.
represents victims of catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, defective products, and class action
members in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and nationwide. The Cochran Firm, D.C. represents victims of
catastrophic injuries on a contingency basis, meaning there are no fees unless you win your case. The Cochran
Firm, D.C. has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for its clients. Initial consultations with The
Cochran Firm, D.C. are free of charge and carry no obligation.
Contact
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Local Phone: 202-682-5800
National Number: 1-800-THE-FIRM (1-800-843-3476)
Website: CochranFirmDC.com
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