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Richard H. Deane

Adjunct Faculty

LL.M., University of Michigan
J.D., University of Georgia
B.A. University of Georgia


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Richard H. Deane, partner with the Jones Day law firm, co-chairs the firm’s corporate criminal investigations practice. 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.

Dean 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. He is on the board of the Truancy Intervention Project, the High Museum of Art, and the BASICS Program and is an adjunct law professor at Georgia State University.


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