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Traci G. Zeller

Attorney, Litigation Department


Traci Zeller is an attorney in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on securities litigation, criminal defense, commercial litigation, and government investigations.

Ms. Zeller clerked for the Honorable Edward E. Carnes on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Zeller earned her J.D. at the University of Virginia where she was a member of the Virginia Law Review, Order of the Coif, and the recipient of the Alumni Association Award for Academic Excellence, which is presented to the graduate with the highest academic record. At the University of Richmond, Ms. Zeller received the Charles T. Norman Award for the best graduate of the School of Business Administration and the C.J. Gray Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Leadership.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • University of Richmond, B.S. (summa cum laude), 1996


Represented the founder and former Chief Executive Officer of the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial battery-electric and fuel-cell vehicles in a criminal securities fraud trial in the Southern District of New York, relating to allegations that the founder and former Chief Executive Officer made material misrepresentations to investors.

Practice Areas


SEC Enforcement Defense and Regulatory Counseling




North Carolina Bar


University of Virginia, School of Law, J.D. 1999

University of Richmond, B.S. 1996

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