Zachary P. Martin

Zachary P. Martin









Birmingham, AL

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  • B.A., Iona College , 2012 National Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • Graduate Studies, Central European University, 2013
  • J.D. , University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2017 Journal of International Law, associate editor


  • Florida, 2017
  • Alabama, 2018

Zach Martin is a natural problem solver with an affinity for research and writing. He’s worked on a wide range of legal issues pertaining to complex civil litigation, white collar criminal defense and state government investigations.

As an intern at the US Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Alabama, he researched and prepared briefs on a variety of legal issues involving criminal and civil cases. He has a particular interest in product liability litigation and white collar investigations.

Professional & Community Activities

  • DRI, Young Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Public Interest Law Center
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Civil Rights Law Project
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Southern Law Students Society, Former President

Outside Lightfoot

Outside of the office, Zach enjoys hiking, running, and playing basketball. He follows Auburn University football. As an undergraduate he spent a semester abroad at the University of Notre Dame Australia. Zach is a graduate of Indian Springs School. Prior to moving back to his hometown of Birmingham, Zach lived in New York, Philadelphia, and Budapest, Hungary. He now lives with his wife, Lauren, and their Giant Schnauzer, Obi.

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