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Evans, Mark C.
Mark C. Evans
Co-Chairman, Firm
P: +1.713.221.1300
F: +1.713.221.1212
P: +1.202.828.7623
P: +44.(0).207.448.4200

Rhonda Walker


Mark Evans serves as co-chairman of the firm. He served as the firm's managing partner from 2008-2016, making him the second longest serving managing partner in firm history. During his tenure as managing partner the firm opened its Seattle office; relaunched its London office, focusing exclusively on energy; and entered the Am Law 100.

Before assuming the role of managing partner, Mr. Evans' practice focused on representing French, Dutch, Scottish, Japanese and United States commercial banks and other lenders in complex commercial finance transactions, including syndicated loans, revolving credit and term loans, leveraged transactions, structured transactions, subordinated and mezzanine investments, credit enhancement for commercial paper and bond transactions, letters of credit and commercial paper facilities, production payment and other oil- and gas-related credits, project finance, bankruptcy and restructurings. He has also represented international banks in lending funds to Japanese, Mexican, Canadian, Venezuelan and French companies.

Mr. Evans currently serves on the Executive Committee of Central Houston and as a Trustee of the Houston Grand Opera. He is also active in numerous Houston-based charitable endeavors.


J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 1977
B.B.A., with honors, The University of Texas at Austin, 1974

Bar Admissions

Registered Foreign Lawyer, Solicitors Regulation Authority, England and Wales
*Not licensed to practice in New York


Houston Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Texas Bar Foundation


Chambers & Partners, Chambers USABanking & Finance, 2003-2016
Legalease, The Legal 500 United States, Bank Lending, 2009; Finance, 2006
Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers, 2007-2017
Thomson Reuters, Texas Super Lawyers, 2003-2010