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Biography

Zach concentrates his practice on labor, employment, privacy and data security law. He provides legal counseling and representation on all labor and employment issues, including unfair labor practice charges, labor negotiations and arbitrations, federal and state agency investigations, employment discrimination, protected leave issues and whistleblower complaints. Zach developed a particular interest in representing management under the Railway Labor Act after spending a year working as a law clerk at Pinnacle Airlines. Zach is a Senior Editor of The Railway Labor Act by BNA books, the authoritative treatise on the RLA.

Zach also maintains an active privacy and data security practice focused on helping employers navigate privacy and data security matters related to their employees, such as data breach response, employee monitoring, biometric privacy, and compliance with the emerging landscape of privacy laws and regulations.  Zach is a certified information privacy professional in U.S. law (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

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Education

Law School

University of Memphis, J.D., 2013, magna cum laude

Undergraduate School

University of Iowa, BA, Film Studies, 2005

Bar Membership

Zach is licensed to practice in the following states:

Kentucky, 2019

Tennessee, 2014

Courts

Zach is admitted to practice before the following courts:

Tennessee Supreme Court

Western District of Tennessee

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Kentucky Supreme Court

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)

Major Publications

Zach is an author of the following publications:

Is There A Basis to Find Union/Member Communications to Be Privileged? Presentation, 27th Annual ALI-CLE Course of Study, Airline and Railroad Labor and Employment Law (September 2018)

The Railway Labor Act, Senior Editor, BNA Books

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 28, No. 12 (September 2018)

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 29, No. 2 (November 2018)

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 29, No. 4 (January 2019)

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 29, No. 5 (February 2019)

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 29, No. 6 (March 2019)

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 29, No. 7 (April 2019)

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 29, No. 8 (May 2019)

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 29, No. 9 (June 2019)

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 29, No. 10 (July 2019)

Kentucky Employment Law Letter, Vol. 29, No. 11 (August 2019)