Shearman And Sterling

Zach Deaton is an associate in the Litigation practice. His current practice focuses on antitrust, securities, and white collar litigation, as well as government and internal investigations, and regulatory compliance. Zach has represented corporate clients in cases in federal and state courts in connection with securities and antitrust class actions and has represented individual clients in federal court in insider trading enforcement actions.  Zach also has experience representing and advising clients in connection with investigations by the United States Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulators.

Zach is actively involved in pro bono work.  He has successfully represented clients in asylum proceedings in Immigration Court and assisted clients in obtaining their release from detention by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Zach also contributes to Shearman & Sterling’s Need-to-Know Litigation Weekly regarding M&A and Corporate Governance.


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