Work History

Work History
Jan 2006 - Present

Vice President for Business and Legal Affairs

AVX Corporation
Feb 2003 - Sep 2006


Bodoff & Slavitt LLP


1978 - 1981


Harvard Law School
1974 - 1978

Yale University


Aside from his work at AVX Corporation as Vice President for Business and Legal Affairs, Evan Slavitt involves himself in a host of activities that keep him current in the legal field and contribute to the community. Among others, Mr. Slavitt acts as Attorney Advisor for the Socastee High School mock trial team, and he serves as Advocacy Director on the Committee on Litigation for the Association of the Corporate Counsel (ACC). Mr. Slavitt previously served as the Publications Director on the ACC’s Committee on Ethics and Compliance and as a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s advisory board for its Litigation Symposium. In addition, he has acted as Co-Chair of the Institute’s Bankruptcy Litigation Committee. Evan Slavitt also sat on the Boston Bar Association’s Steering Committee for the Solo and Small Firm Section and on the Board of Bar Overseers as a Hearing Officer. In addition, Mr. Slavitt acted as General Counsel for the Massachusetts Republican Party for more than a decade and was the Republican nominee for Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2002.  In other political activities, he took part in the Environmental Issues Team for the Dole for President Campaign. Evan Slavitt also served as Team Leader for the Weld/Kerry Economic Summit in the early 1990s and as a member of the Weld/Cellucci Economic Affairs Transition Team. During this time, he also found the time to serve as president of Temple Beth Shalom in Melrose and raise three children.In his current role at AVX, Evan Slavitt concentrates on heading the mergers and acquisitions program and looks to obtain intellectual property and private and public companies. He also strives to improve efficiency at the firm through cost-cutting, reorganization, and revenue-building projects. Mr. Slavitt coordinates strategic planning, approves all corporate agreements, supervises other departments, and provides corporate compliance training and guidance. He reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer, overseeing all legal affairs at AVX and advising company units located in the U.S. and China, as well as Latin America and the European Union. Evan Slavitt holds membership in the Supreme Court Bar as well as the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 11th Circuit Bars. In addition, Mr. Slavitt belongs to the Association of Corporate Counsel and the American Bankruptcy Institute.Evan Slavitt resides in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis walking his dog.


Write a lot of articles and books and lectures - all listed on CV Plays tennis - Prestwick club