Summary

Zach’s practice focuses on privacy and data security. Specifically, Zach assists clients in the areas of privacy compliance, defense litigation, class action defense and guidance in the aftermath of an information security event, including data breach. Zach has experience advising clients with respect to FTC investigations, federal privacy regulations such as HIPAA, FCRA, TCPA, and GLBA, as well as state laws governing personally identifiable information. For his clients, he also provides regulatory analysis, risk management, policy development, training and audits. Zach speaks and writes regularly on cutting-edge data privacy and cybersecurity issues and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the field of United States laws and regulations.

The Dayton Business Journal named Zach a member of the 2018 Forty Under 40 class of emerging leaders and the Dayton Bar Association recognized him as a 2018 Rising Star of the Bar. He is an adjunct professor of cybersecurity law at Wright State University, where he earned the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award for Adjunct Faculty. He is active in several legal and community organizations and serves as Legal Advisor for the Centerville High School Mock Trial Team. In 2018, Zach was inducted in the Centerville Education Foundation’s Hall of Fame for his ten years of service to the Centerville community.

Zach earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he served as managing editor of the Indiana Law Journal and as Executive Problem Co-Author of the Sherman Minton Moot Court Board.

Awards

Education

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law (2014)

    magna cum laude

  • University of Dayton (2011)

Admissions

  • State - Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Wright State University
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Centerville High School Mock Trial

    Legal Advisor

  • Dayton Bar Association Editorial Board

    Co-Chair

  • Cincinnati IAPP KnowledgeNet

    Co-Chair