Zach grew up in Savannah. He obtained his undergraduate degree from New York University. He returned to Georgia to attend law school at Mercer University. During law school, Zach was inducted into the Order of the Barristers. Upon graduating, Zach moved back to Savannah where he began his career with Savage, Turner, Pinson & Karsman focusing on medical malpractice. In 2007, he joined Bergen & Bergen, P.C. where he has practiced since. He is a Partner with the practice. Zach has been recognized as a Rising Star by Georgia Super Lawyers every year since 2009. He has been asked to give presentations to attorneys and healthcare providers on many issues involved with medical malpractice and other personal injury cases. He is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell which signifies that his reviewed peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

Zach was 1 of 17 lawyers to graduate from the 2014-2015 Georgia Trial Lawyers Association LEAD Program (“Leadership Education & Advanced Direction”). LEAD participants are selected by GTLA as younger lawyers with leadership potential.

He has served as an Officer for the Savannah Trial Lawyers Association for the past three years, and is currently the Association’s President.


Awards

  • Selected as a Rising Star by Georgia Super Lawyers for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell which signifies that his reviewed peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

Admitted

  • 2004, Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts, Southern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Law School

  • Mercer University, J.D., 2004
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Member, Moot Court Board
  • Semi-Finalist, Vale Corporate Moot Court Competition.

Undergraduate

  • New York University, B.A., 2001

Membership

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Savannah Bar Association
  • Savannah Trial Lawyers Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Reported Cases

  • Allen v. Wright, 282 Ga. 9, 644 S.E.2d 914 (2007).