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Mr. Chapman is an associate in the General Litigation and Trial and Real Estate Practice Groups. Prior to joining the Firm, Zach represented large and small national and regional insurance companies in subrogation litigation and in cases involving property damage, construction, personal injury, and workers’ compensation. He handled all aspects of his litigation cases while having an active docket of approximately 50 cases, in various points of litigation. Zach has successful trial and courtroom experience and has settled hundreds of cases.

Zach earned his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, where he received the Walter Lucas Public Interest Fellowship and served as a staff writer and symposium editor for the “Villanova Environmental Law Journal.” He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he double majored in economics and political science. Zach is currently admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, Washington, D.C., and the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia, the District of Maryland, and the Eastern District of Virginia.

Zach is a member of the District of Columbia’s Advisory Committee to the Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs. He is proud of this opportunity and excited to work with the committee that advises the Mayor on issues facing LGBTQ residents of the District of Columbia. Zach also serves on the Junior Board for the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project. This organization provides comprehensive legal services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, assault, and other forms of gender-based violence, and to vulnerable children living in dangerous situations. On the Junior Board, he supports the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project’s continued growth, sustainability and impact on those it serves.

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