Zachary Hennessee

Managing Associate

Washington, D.C.

Zachary represents clients in appellate and trial-level litigation in federal and state courts across the country. He focuses on dispositive motions and high-stakes appeals, and he excels at translating complex legal and factual issues into concise, compelling arguments.

Before joining the firm, Zachary served as a law clerk to Judge Cornelia Pillard of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and Judge Amit Mehta of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Zachary graduated first in his class from Duke University School of Law, where he served as a Notes Editor of the Duke Law Journal and an Executive Editor of the Environmental Law & Policy Forum. He also participated in the school’s Environmental Law & Policy Clinic and published two student notes. Zachary was a consultant for the Environmental Protection Agency before law school.