Zach is an experienced trial and appeal lawyer. He specializes in criminal and regulatory litigation. He has represented clients at all levels of court in Ontario and in the Provincial Courts of Manitoba and New Brunswick. As a trial lawyer he defends clients charged with any criminal offence including sexual assault, impaired driving and homicide. He has extensive experience in litigating unlawful searches and seizures and other Charter-related issues. As an appeal lawyer, he has been successful as counsel and co-counsel in a number of notable cases in the areas of bias, unlawful arrest, similar fact evidence, wrongful convictions and fresh evidence.
Zach received his Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in English from McGill University in 2000 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto in 2006.
He is a member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, the Toronto Lawyers’ Association and the Advocates' Society. He also acts as Duty Counsel in the Court of Appeal as part of the Pro Bono Inmate Appeal Program.