Evan A. Young

Partner, Baker Botts

Evan Young’s practice focuses on trial and appellate litigation. He has argued cases before both the Supreme Court of the United States and the Supreme Court of Texas. Ranging from those courts to state trial courts, he has represented clients across the country before every level of the state and federal judiciary.

Before joining Baker Botts, Mr. Young worked as a lawyer in the judicial and executive branches of the federal government. He served as a law clerk to Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and then to Justice Antonin Scalia at the U.S. Supreme Court.

In 2006, after his clerkship with Justice Scalia ended, Mr. Young became Counsel to the Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice, serving in the Office of the Attorney General under Attorneys General Alberto R. Gonzales and Michael B. Mukasey. While on the Attorney General’s staff, he accepted a detail to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, where he was the Deputy Rule of Law Coordinator. In that position he worked to assist the Iraqi government in its efforts to strengthen its legal regime, including, for example, its courts and prison system. He returned to Texas and joined the Austin office of Baker Botts in 2009.

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Publications and Multimedia
Daimler AG v. Bauman - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 1-28-14 featuring Evan Young
January 28, 2014
Daimler AG v. Bauman - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-6-13 featuring Evan Young
December 06, 2013
Sebelius v. Auburn Regional Medical Center - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 3-27-13 featuring Evan Young
March 27, 2013
Sebelius v. Auburn Regional Medical Center - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-21-12 featuring Evan Young
December 21, 2012
Skinner v. Switzer - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 03-31-11 featuring Evan A. Young
March 31, 2011
Skinner v. Switzer - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 10-27-10 featuring Evan A. Young
October 27, 2010
The Twenty-First Century Texas Supreme Court: Pro-Law, Pro-Prosperity
White Paper on the Texas Supreme Court
October 27, 2010