Of Counsel, Siprut PC

J.D., Northwestern University School of Law


Evan Parke is Of Counsel at Siprut PC. He has extensive experience handling patent, privacy, cybersecurity and complex business litigation matters including sophisticated cases worth hundreds of millions (and sometimes billions) of dollars.

Evan spent nearly a decade litigating patent, competition, business and finance matters at powerhouse national firms, including Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, and representing clients with matters before D.C. agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the International Trade Commission. Among other things he

  • Defended medical device manufacturers against coronary stent and abdominal aortic stent patents.
  • Represented a branded pharmaceutical company in Hatch-Waxman litigation.
  • Represented companies in enforcing motion control and online education patents.
  • Defended a bio-impedance scale manufacturer against software-related patents.
  • Represented and assisted an electronics manufacturer in parallel patent proceedings before the International Trade Commission and a federal district court.
  • Led a Lanham Act matter involving false patent-related advertising.
  • Represented a manufacturer in an antitrust action premised on the alleged frivolous enforcement of a portfolio of invalid patents.
  • Assisted several clients with Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission-related competition and antitrust-related matters.
  • Defended a major tech company in a False Claims Act case brought by the Department of Justice.
  • Represented investment banks in Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and in bankruptcy litigation related to the financial crisis.
  • Counseled finance companies on contract and securities fraud-related matters.
  • Represented a private equity firm at trial in a civil fraud action brought against a major bank.

Most recently, Evan served as an award-winning Assistant Division Chief in the Enforcement Bureau of a major federal agency in Washington, D.C., the Federal Communications Commission, where he managed or participated with key initiatives in the telecommunications, cable, privacy, Wi-Fi, Internet and broadcast sectors. This includes cases with tech, cybersecurity and criminal law aspects. Among other things he led the Division's monumental investigation into the alleged misuse of high tech Wi-Fi security and monitoring tools by a major company, which resulted in an industry-changing public settlement in October 2014, and in conjunction with the Commission’s USF Strike Force, a group formed by the Commission to combat waste, fraud and abuse in the Universal Service Fund, led a massive multi-year competitive bidding investigation of the largest school district in the country—an entity that had received over a billion dollars of E-rate funds—following the criminal investigation and conviction of a consultant for wire fraud, which culminated in a public settlement with the school district in December 2015.

In addition to litigating patent and high stakes cases and representing clients before federal agencies, Evan is quick to provide leading edge advice and counseling to clients on cutting edge patent, business, competition, finance and regulatory matters.

Evan is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law, is registered before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has graduate and undergraduate degrees in several scientific disciplines including biochemistry, immunology and medical pathology. He is an active member of the D.C. and Illinois Bars and is admitted to practice and before the Federal and Ninth Circuits and before several federal district courts.