Richard H. Deane, Jr. is Partner-in-Charge, Atlanta Office for Jones Day. Deane represents clients who are facing all types of criminal or civil investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and other investigative agencies.
Deane has extensive experience in federal grand jury investigations, trying cases in state and federal courts, and appearing before the Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal. In addition, he handles general litigation matters, internal investigations and civil litigation.
Deane’s representative clients include the Atlanta School Board, The Facilities Group, the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, The Public Warehousing Company K.S.C., The Sherwin- Williams Company, and numerous others.
In addition, he received the Atlanta Bar Association’s Leadership Award in 2016 and the Thomas J. Waldrop Truth & Justice Award in recognition of his representation of Atlanta School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall during the Atlanta cheating scandal.
Deane is also a past President of the National Association of Former United States Attorneys (NAFUSA).
Deane is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves as a member of the Board of Regents for the College.