Deanna is an experienced trial lawyer and investigator whose practice focuses on white collar defense, government investigations, and complex civil litigation. She served for six years as an assistant district attorney in New York City and has tried more than two dozen cases to verdict in federal and state court.
Deanna was a legal affairs correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and a national and breaking news reporter for the Washington Post. During her journalism career, she was part of The Post team that was a finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting. In 2022, Deanna received the New York Press Club Award for political reporting and the Newswoman’s Club of New York's Front Page Award for her reporting in the wake of the ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade.