J. Randolph (Randy) Evans is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice, resident in the firm’s Atlanta and Washington DC offices. He is the former US Ambassador to Luxembourg and renowned jury trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience trying cases throughout the US and around the world.
As the 23rd US Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Randy worked to build stronger bonds of friendship and collaboration between the two nations and other international partners, resulting in significant achievements.
Notably, during his tenure as Ambassador, the Luxembourg government signed a historic agreement with the World Jewish Restitution Organization to pay reparations and to restitute dormant bank accounts and insurance policies, as well as looted art, to Holocaust survivors. Announced on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the agreement also provides financial resources to promote remembrance, education and research of the Holocaust in Luxembourg.
Also of note, AmCham, the chamber of commerce organization for American businesses in Luxembourg, has named former US Ambassador Randy Evans as its “US Representative.”
Prior to serving as US Ambassador, Randy served as Co-Chair of the Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission, Chair of the Republican National Lawyers Association, and the Georgia Committeeman for the Republican National Committee.
Over his career, he also served as outside Counsel to the Speakers of the 104th-109th Congresses of the US; on the Georgia Bar Association Board of Governors; on the Georgia State Election Board (2001-2011); as Chairman of the Georgia Bar Association Torts and Insurance Section, Chairman of the Georgia Bar Association Suicide Prevention Task Force and Chairman of the Georgia Indigent Services Task Force; as a Special Master (Georgia Supreme Court – 1999-2004); and as a Special Attorney General, State of Georgia (Executive Order – July 3, 2007).
Randy has handled litigation involving billions of dollars throughout the US and around the world. Here are some of the more recent cases from just before he became a US Ambassador:
Randy has had the honor of receiving numerous awards and recognitions, including:
Randy has lectured extensively across the US on topics ranging from attorney malpractice prevention to climate change and insurance. To date, he has given over 100 seminars to over 100,000 lawyers. This includes seminars for the ABA, various bar associations, Fortune 500 companies, insurers and individual law firms.
Randy has written numerous articles for a variety of legal and business publications. He has also written the following books: