Richard H. Deane, Jr.


Richard Deane, Jr. is the former Partner-in-Charge of the Atlanta Office at Jones Day, where he heads its litigation group, and former co-chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense Practice. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and was recently chosen by the State Bar of Georgia’s bench and bar committee as the attorney recipient of the 12th Annual Chief Justice Thomas O. Marshall Professionalism Award. He has worked as U.S. Attorney, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District Attorney and Magistrate Judge.

He’s been recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” (2015), Time Magazine’s “TIME 100 List of Innovators” (2001) and Chambers USA and Georgia Trend magazine’s “Legal Elite”.

Richard Deane, Jr. is a graduate of the University of Georgia and University of Michigan and is licensed to practice law in Georgia.