Krista Evensen is an associate at Ropes & Gray in the litigation and enforcement practice group. She has experience in government and internal investigations, regulatory inquiries, and anti-corruption due diligence matters.
During law school, Krista served as the Managing Internet & Symposium Editor for the University of Illinois Law Review. In 2018, she received the Best Oralist award at the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition at UCLA for arguments involving whether Title IX affords protection on the basis of sex to transgender individuals. Krista also interned with Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing, and she worked with the Illinois Innocence Project through a course clinic.
- Co-author, “COVID-19 Lands in Latin America: Mitigation Strategies for Increased Corruption Risk,” The Anti-Corruption Report (April 15, 2020)
- Author, “Preventing a Favela Whitewashing: How a Tax Code Revision Can Mitigate the Danger of Bare Title Rights to Rio De Janeiro’s Slum Residents,” 2019 U. ILL. L. REV. 773 (June 2019)
- JD, magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law, 2019
- MA (Hispanic Linguistics), University of Illinois, 2014
- BA (Spanish), University of Illinois, 2011
Admissions / Qualifications
- Illinois, 2019