Zach Snyder represents an expansive range of businesses in complex commercial litigation. He participates in all phases of litigation, including drafting pleadings, preparing discovery, and preparing motions and briefs. He is also experencied in FINRA arbitrations.

In addition, Zach represents entrepreneurs and companies in corporate governance and transactional matters, including in the formation of business enterprises, acquisitions and divestitures, and commercial contracts. He assists in drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements and contracts.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Zach joined Aronberg Goldgehn as law clerk in 2017 and, upon passing the bar and his admission to practice, he became an Associate attorney with the firm in November 2018.

Prior to joining Aronberg Goldgehn, he was a legal intern with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in 2017 and was a law clerk with Shaw Legal Services in 2016.

While attending law school at Chicago-Kent, Zach served as a research assistant for Pro. William Birdthistle and as the language coordinator from Fall 2015-Spring 2017, wherein he tutored international students on their English.

Prior to attending law school, Zach held language and marketing consulting positions with IGB Automotive Ltd. and Piterion. At the latter, he re-authored the English language website in addition to generating, revising and translating from German marketing collateral for English language markets. Additionally, he developed an English language sales template for German personnel to use with potential English speaking customers.

Zach was issued a Yellow Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma in April 2017 from SeyfarthLean Consulting. He is proficient in German.

LEADERSHIP ROLES

  • Law Firm Management Society, Treasurer (May 2017-present)


Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2018
Dean’s Honors Scholar Program (full tuition scholarship)

Butler University, B.A., English Language and Literature/ Letters, German, cum laude, 2013



BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Illinois, 2018


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award Recipient for five law school classes - International and Comparative Antitrust, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Supreme Court Review, Professional Responsibility, and International Business Transactions
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Dean's List (Fall 2015-Spring 2018)

PERSONAL

In his free time, Zach enjoys traveling, learning new languages, reading fiction and nonfiction, writing fiction, trying new foods, and finding new music.

What is one item on your bucket list? Write and publish a novel and screenplay.
What would you be doing if you weren’t a lawyer? Writing fiction.
What is your favorite place in Chicago? Mirai Sushi
What is the best vacation you’ve ever been on? My 2018 ‘post-bar’ holiday, during which I travelled to Japan, Macau, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia.
What is your favorite restaurant? Sushi Bun (in Tokyo).