Rick Deane

Senior Associates

Rick Deane represents clients who are facing all types of criminal or civil investigations by the Department of Justice and other investigative agencies. He 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. Rick served as lead counsel in defending criminal charges against a major design-build company. All charges against the company were dismissed, and the company paid a civil assessment. He also served as lead counsel in a month-long personal injury case tried in state court to a complete defense verdict and handles general litigation matters. Rick is the former Partner-in-Charge of the Atlanta Office and former co-chair of the Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice.


Education and Qualifications:


University of Michigan (LL.M. 1979); The University of Georgia (J.D. 1977; Earl Warren Scholar; B.A. cum laude 1974)