Zahki focuses on transactional matters, primarily mergers and acquisitions, strategic & commercial investments, and corporate governance.

Prior to joining Taft, Zahki was a corporate attorney at Fifth Third Bank and before that, served as a judicial extern for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Ohio.

Zahki earned his J.D., with a concentration in business law and entrepreneurship, from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and a B.A. in both politics & government and economics from Ohio Wesleyan University.


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law (2019)
  • Ohio Wesleyan University (2016)


  • State - Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • The National Black Lawyers

    Top 40 Under 40

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity


Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Ballet

    Governing Board Member

  • Cincinnati Youth Collaborative


  • Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati

    Board Member

  • Co-op Cincy

    Board Member

  • Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation

    Board Member