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Carter Gantt


Carter's practice focuses on representing companies across a wide range of industries in complex civil litigations, regulatory proceedings, and internal investigations.

Carter has experience representing clients in a wide variety of matters, including securities and derivative litigations, breach of contracts disputes, and investigations before the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Published Work


  • Co-author, "Delaware Court of Chancery Rejects Stockholder Demand for Corporation to Supplement Its Section 220 Production with Searches and Production of Email," The M&A Lawyer, October 2023
  • Co-author, "Delaware Court of Chancery Dismisses Breach of Contract Claims Against Buyer, Finding Seller Retained Post-Closing Liability Related to Certain Product-Liability Litigations," The M&A Lawyer, May 2023
  • Co-author, "Delaware Court of Chancery Grants Plaintiff Attorney's Fees Award Under Corporate Benefit Doctrine for Demand to SPAC Board Leading to Adjusted Voting Structure in Connection with Merger," The M&A Lawyer, February 2023



Attorney-at-Law, Texas


Vanderbilt University Law School J.D.

Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology

Southern Methodist University B.A., History and Political Science,cum laude B.S., Anthropology,cum laude

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.