LL.M., University of Michigan
J.D., University of Georgia
B.A. University of Georgia
Richard H. Deane, Partner with the Jones Day law firm, formerly co-chaired the Firm’s corporate criminal investigations practice and is the Former Partner-in-Charge of the Firm’s Atlanta office. His experience includes more than 14 years as an assistant U.S. attorney, including serving as chief of the criminal division.
In 1994, Deane was appointed to the position of U.S. magistrate judge. In 1998, President Clinton appointed him as U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. During this time, Attorney General Janet Reno appointed Deane to serve on the attorney general’s advisory committee.
In 2001, Deane was named by Time Magazine to the “Time 100 List of Innovators” for his creativity and determination in the application of the RICO statute to fight local crime involving child prostitution.
Deane received a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Georgia and an LL.M. from the University of Michigan. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves as a Regent in the College. He is on the board of KIPP Metro Atlanta charter schools and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Deane is also a member of the Board of Visitors for the Georgia State University School of Law and is an adjunct law professor at Georgia State University.