Deats represents companies and individuals in commercial disputes, negotiating settlements, enforcing contracts, and litigating in New York state and federal courts. She has extensive experience leading litigation matters, including working directly with local and national clients, taking and defending depositions, drafting and responding to discovery, and drafting and arguing motions. Before joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Deats was senior counsel at the Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow and an associate at Harris Beach.
Deats is a graduate of Cornell University and she earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from the University at Buffalo School of Law.
Harter Secrest & Emery’s litigation attorneys represent clients on a wide range of matters including high-stakes commercial disputes, intellectual property litigation, insurance-coverage disputes, employment and ERISA litigation, privacy and data security matters, government investigations, professional liability claims, construction disputes, and securities litigation. Harter Secrest & Emery’s litigation practice received a top-tier ranking from Chambers USA, and seven of its litigators have been individually recognized by Chambers.