Investigations & Cases

Evans Bancorp, Inc. (EVBN)

Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Evans Bancorp (NYSE: EVBN) arising from possible breaches of fiduciary duty by certain of its officers and directors.

On September 2, 2014, New York’s attorney general announced that it had filed a lawsuit against Evans Bancorp accusing the company of violating the Fair Housing Act for illegally denying mortgages to residents of minority neighborhoods in the Buffalo, New York area.

Shareholders interested in seeking to recover damages on behalf of EVBN and to implement corporate governance measures designed to prevent future misconduct should contact the firm.

If you hold EVBN shares and you would like to discuss your legal rights, please email the firm at You can also contact us by calling Ligaya T. Hernandez at (610) 994-0292 or by sending an e-mail to