Prior to joining the Commission, Ms. Evans practiced law in the areas of corporate law, commercial lending, litigation, commercial real estate and public finance. As a public finance lawyer, Ms. Evans specialized in municipal bond financing, acting as Bond Counsel, Issuer’s Counsel, Swap Counsel and Underwriter’s Counsel. Ms. Evans also participated in a secondment with the City of Atlanta Legal Department in which she drafted legal documents and provided legal advice to the Mayor of the City of Atlanta and the City of Atlanta Legal Department in the areas of procurement, legislation, litigation, municipal bond financing, contract compliance, commercial real estate and local, state and federal regulatory law. Ms. Evans received her A.B. from Dartmouth College, graduating as a Presidential Scholar, and her J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law.