Deke Shearon has spent over a decade advising corporations and businesses of all sizes in high-stakes, complex disputes. Deke has represented clients throughout the litigation process, from discovery to trial to appeal, and has successfully briefed numerous successful dispositive motions, as well as a successful appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Prior to joining Bradley, Deke practiced in New York as an associate in the litigation groups at Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP, where he counseled a diverse array of clients across a variety of legal landscapes, from Silicon Valley technology companies facing government enforcement actions to Wall Street banks litigating complex commercial disputes and securities class actions.
A Nashville native, Deke received his J.D. (magna cum laude) from New York University School of Law, where he was a member of the New York University Law Review and the Order of the Coif, as well as a recipient of the AnBryce Scholarship, a full-tuition merit scholarship extended to law students who are the first in their immediate family to attend professional school. He earned his B.A. (magna cum laude) in Philosophy and English and American Literature from the New York University College of Arts & Science.
After law school, Deke served as a law clerk for the Hon. Gilbert S. Merritt, Jr., of the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Application for Admission to Tennessee Bar Pending. Practicing Pursuant to Rule 7, Section 10.07 of the Tennessee Supreme Court Rules. Licensed to practice in New York.