Zach helps clients resolve litigation matters with passion and attention to detail.
Zach advises clients on business litigation matters throughout various industries.
Prior to joining Stinson, Zach served as a felony trial prosecutor for the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office in Fort Worth, Texas where he evaluated, indicted and tried felony cases. Zach also gained legal experience working as a law clerk for numerous courts including the Texas Attorney General’s Office, the Texas Second District Court of Appeals, and most recently the Presiding Judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
During his years as a prosecuting attorney, Zach represented the State of Texas prosecuting numerous family-violence, driving while intoxicated, and crimes against children cases. He developed and maintained strong relationships with law enforcement officials, judges, and defense attorneys, as well as exercised fair judgment by negotiating over 1,500 plea deals in the interest of justice. This prosecutorial experience affords Zach the ability to counsel clients in navigating complex issues regarding white collar crimes and investigations, as well as government contracts and investigations.
Researched and drafted a Motion to Contest Arbitrability that resulted in the dismissal of a $12 million Florida Arbitration against client in a case relating to EB-5 projects.
Practices & Industries
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
Texas A&M University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2019
- Law Review, Editor
- Teaching Assistant to Legal Writing Professor John Murphy
- Criminal Law Society, Vice President
- Student Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association National Moot Court Competition
Texas A&M University, B.S., Political Science, cum laude
- Dean's List