Zach is an associate in the Washington, DC office. His experience includes advising clients in investment treaty and commercial arbitrations relating to financial services, sovereign debt, M&A, technology, and construction disputes. He has acted in arbitrations under the ICC, AAA, ICDR, UNCITRAL, and ICSID Rules.
His recent experience includes:
- Representing Elliott Associates in a pending UNCITRAL arbitration against the Republic of Korea under the investment chapter of a free trade agreement
- Defending an ICC arbitration brought by a counterparty to a technology licensing agreement involving the development of cutting-edge mobile phone technology
- Defending an Asia-based investment manager in an AAA arbitration regarding whether a US-based asset manager is entitled to fees relating to a seed investment
Before joining Three Crowns, Zach clerked for the Hon. Kevin C. Newsom on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and worked in the international affairs department at a global investment bank in London.
Zach holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as an articles editor for the Yale Law Journal and submissions editor for the Yale Journal of International Law.
He received an M.Phil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge and graduated from Middlebury College with a B.A. degree in political science and religion, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.
Not practising law in the District of Columbia. Supervision by Luke A. Sobota, a member of the District of Columbia Bar.