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Evanchan, Nicholas L.

  • Partner







Practice Emphasis and Experience:

Nicholas L. Evanchan brings to our firm his working experience as an engineer, in-house counsel for a major boiler conglomerate, college professor, and now as business advisor and trial practitioner. From 1974 to 1979, Mr. Evanchan worked as a Metallurgical Engineer for the Babcock & Wilcox Navy Nuclear Engineering department after working through College in Sharon Steel Corporation's engineering department. From 1979 to 1987, Attorney Evanchan worked as in-house counsel for various divisions and subsidiaries of the Babcock & Wilcox family of companies negotiating product and construction contracts, settling contract and construction claims and disputes, and managing outside counsel in product liability and personal injury cases brought against the company. In 1987, Mr. Evanchan went into private practice and formed Evanchan & Palmisano LLC., concentrating his practice in the areas of practice below. He brings to our firm his experience in handling product liability, toxic tort (asbestos, silica, benzene, xylene, toluene, vinyl chloride, and welding rod), construction and contracts dispute cases, wrongful death, and other personal injury, automobile, product defect, or construction cases.

Representative Clients and Industries:
Foster Wheeler Company
Foster Wheeler Energy Corp.
Radiator Specialty Company
Scott Process Systems, Inc.
The Apostolos Group Inc. (Thomarios)
The Cafaro Company
Cafaro Construction Company
Special Claims Services, Inc.
Deutsche-Babcock Technologies
Eagle & Taylor Windows
Mazak Corp.
Meiser Refractory Products
Monsanto (nka Pharmacia)
Superior Boiler
Crown Boiler
Insureds of: Liberty Mutual Ins. Group
                   Hartford Insurance
                   Zurich North America
                   Resolute Management, Inc.
                   Chubb & Son

Knowledge ◦ Integrity ◦ Insight

Our goal has always been to provide quality legal services and client confidence in entrusting their legal matters with us. We have pride in our client list, and in the longevity of our representation of our large and small corporation as well as family owned closely held corporations. A close and personal relationship is our preference, without sacrificing the objectivity needed to effectively counsel, advise, and represent our clients.

Areas Of Practice

  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Construction and Contracts Dispute Cases
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile
  • Product Defect

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2003


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio
    • B.E. - 1974
    • Major: Metallurgical Engineering

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Stark County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association