Derrick Lott is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice.

Derrick works on complex, high-profile public and private transactions, as well as minority investments, joint ventures and corporate governance matters. In addition, he has deep experience in both securities laws and the fiduciary duty and process issues that are unique to complex public company transactions in the TMT, industrial, healthcare, chemical, and financial sectors. Derrick also regularly represents investment banks in connection with financial advisory assignments.

Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Derrick worked at the American Constitution Society as a Programs Law Fellow and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.