Did You Know?

Zack once played blackjack with John Krasinski in a casino in Malta—and lost.

As a college freshman, Zack spent a summer traveling throughout rural Ghana to develop legal rights clinics.

Zack studied under the late Justice Scalia for a month in Rome.

Zack is a distant relative of former President Grover Cleveland.

In his spare time, Zack is a karaoke connoisseur and never passes up an opportunity to perform “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion.

Zack can recite the U.S. presidents in order in under 15 seconds.

Zack’s favorite movie is Jerry Maguire.

Zack’s favorite novel is In Cold Blood by Truman Capote.

Zack had never seen snow until he moved to Chicago for law school.

Despite his Italian namesake, Zack’s appearance reveals his Irish heritage.

Zack is a general corporate and transactional attorney.  His experience includes stock and asset acquisitions of both private and public companies and cross-border acquisitions, including due diligence investigation, review and analysis, board and stockholder approvals, and assisting with closing mechanics.  Zack also represents franchisors at all stages of development with preparing disclosure documents, drafting franchise documents, and managing the ongoing needs of a franchise program.

Prior to joining Cheng Cohen, Zack interned for Justice Kilbride of the Illinois Supreme Court, where he contributed much of his time to the Illinois Access to Justice Commission in order to promote and facilitate equal access to justice for all people, including the most vulnerable.

  • Education

    • Juris Doctor, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Tampa
  • Associations

    • International Franchise Association
    • American Bar Association Forum on Franchising
  • Bar Admissions

    • State of Illinois