About Zach

Zach Zagger is the lead sports reporter at Law360, a subscription-based online legal news publication based in the New York City. He also writes stories on various subjects including mergers & acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and real estate. 

With training as a lawyer and a journalist, Zagger brings a unique perspective to his writing. He spearheaded Law360's Sports newswire, which was launched in the summer of 2015.

Prior to joining Law360, Zagger had experience practicing as a local attorney in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Zagger earned a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (“Pitt Law”) where he served as the Chief of Staff of JURIST Legal News and Research and as an articles editor for the Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law (PJEPHL). He also earned the John P. Gismondi Civil Litigation Certificate and completed a criminal prosecution practicum interning with the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office.

Zagger received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University where he triple-majored in newspaper journalism, political science and history in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. At Syracuse, Zagger served as a Staff Writer for the independent student newspaper The Daily Orange and worked as a freelance writer for the Eagle Newspapers of Central New York.

A native of Western Pennsylvania, Zagger enjoys watching and attending sports events, watching films and eating great food. He currently resides in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City.