Evan Davis serves as Vice President and General Counsel of SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, PA. In this role, Evan oversees all legal matters including those involving regulatory, labor and employment, construction, intellectual property, real estate, litigation, compliance, risk management and contractual issues for a company with nearly $300 million in annual gaming revenues.
Prior to joining SugarHouse in 2015, Evan was an attorney in the Philadelphia, PA offices of Dechert LLP and Pepper Hamilton LLP and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert B. Kugler of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Evan was named by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a 2019 "Influencer of Law" and by Emerging Leaders of Gaming and Global Gaming Business magazine to their 2018 list of “40 Under 40.” Evan is also a recipient of the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2017 "Best of the Bar" award. Evan serves on the Board of Directors for the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, a charity that serves over 3,000 inner-city children in Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ.
Evan received his B.A. from Duke University and his J.D. cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as an editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He lives in suburban Philadelphia with his wife and two sons.