Zach is a zealous trial attorney. He has won trials and negotiated favorable settlements for his clients. His training, creativity, and sense of justice make him the perfect person to vindicate your rights. Zach loves helping people who are down on their luck. Zach served as the President of the non-profit organization Emerging Legal Leaders (ELL), which raised funds for non-profit legal services. Prior to law school, Zach assisted refugee immigrants to adjust to their new lives in the United States as a case manager at the Refugee and Immigrant Center at the Asian Association of Utah.
His academic accomplishments include serving as the Senior Submissions Editor for the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, publication in legal periodicals, and recipient of the 2007 Mahaffey Award for Intercollegiate Speech and Debate. Christensen & Jensens recruited Zach to join the firm as an associate attorney in 2020. In 2023, he was acknowledged as a "Rising Star" by Super Laywers for Civil Litigation: Defense. He specializes in personal injury, construction defects, insurance claims, real estate and business disputes, and employment law. Zach is an expert in obtaining compensation for people who have been hurt in accidents. If you have been injured, you should talk to him. You may not realize what options are available for you. You may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and loss of enjoyment of life. Zach can investigate possible claims and present a strategy to help you pay your bills and obtain a full recovery.
Zach has successfully defended contractors against allegations of negligent workmanship and construction.
Zach won summary judgment in a declaratory action lawsuit on behalf of an insurance company that denied coverage to a contractor for damage, caused by water accumulation, to a large condominium complex in Cincinnati Insurance Co. v. Green Property Solutions, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, Civil No. 1:19-cv-00010-DB.
Zach represents businesses and individuals in real estate and business disputes:
Zach has successfully represented employees for claims based on employment discrimination (based on sex, race, disability, and religion); retaliation; violation of the Family Medical Leave Act; and violation of the Equal Pay Act.