Gibbons Congratulates New Firm Directors


January 3, 2014

Gibbons P.C. is pleased to announce that two outstanding attorneys have been named firm Directors in 2014. Kevin S. Evans, a member of the firm’s Corporate Department in its New York office, and Jason R. Tuvel, who practices in the firm’s Real Property & Environmental Department out of the Newark office.

“Kevin and Jason are exemplary attorneys, and their unique contributions to the firm and its clients make their promotions well-deserved,” says Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons.

Kevin S. Evans 
Mr. Evans has extensive international experience leading corporate transactions in the United States, Europe, and Australia. He focuses on advising domestic and overseas companies with business operations in the United States. He has represented private equity and real estate opportunity funds, venture capitalists, and investment banks in connection with complex joint ventures, their mergers and acquisitions activity, fund formation, and capital raising. In addition, Mr. Evans has represented buyers, sellers, and joint venture parties in such diverse fields as automotive, engineering, insurance, product manufacturing, and financial services. He has also represented corporate borrowers in financing transactions, including working capital facilities, acquisition facilities, and asset-based facilities, and he has gained significant experience in the real estate finance arena, with particular exposure to the hotel and leisure industry.

Mr. Evans earned his LL.M from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law; his MBA from Nottingham Law School, United Kingdom; and his LL.B from the University of London, United Kingdom. He is admitted to practice as an attorney in the State of New York; as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales; and as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia.

Jason R. Tuvel
Mr. Tuvel’s practice is concentrated in development, zoning, land use planning (and related governmental permitting issues), redevelopment, and real estate litigation. He has represented clients on land development, site plan, and variance applications throughout New Jersey and New York. Mr. Tuvel works with clients and design professionals in developing application strategies and coordinating the presentation of expert testimony. He has served as a board attorney and has researched and briefed a wide range of zoning, planning, and municipal law issues. In addition, Mr. Tuvel has conducted extensive land use/permitting due diligence investigations for multiple-site property acquisitions to assist clients in determining the risks associated with acquiring real property.

Mr. Tuvel earned his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law and his B.A. from Rutgers University. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.