Zach is licensed in Texas and Louisiana. In his transactional practice, Zach provides tax and transactional legal advice related to the formation and operation of complex business structures, the acquisition and disposition of business interests and assets, the tax consequences of transactions occurring at all stages of the business cycle, and the tax efficient transmission of wealth and family owned businesses.
Zach also has substantial experience representing taxpayers against federal and state taxing authorities. Zach represents Texas taxpayers in disputes with the Texas Comptroller concerning Texas Sales and Use Tax, Texas Franchise Tax, Texas Motor Vehicle Sales and Use Tax, and Texas Property Tax. His experience includes representing taxpayers in audits, administrative refund claims and SOAH proceedings, district court and appellate court. Some of his most recent cases have concerned taxpayers’ entitlement to exemptions from various Texas tax laws, as well as the proper calculation of the cost of goods sold deduction from the Texas Franchise Tax. Zach also represents entities and individuals in IRS audits, IRS appeals, IRS collections, the United States Tax Court and the United States District Court, with respect to a wide variety issues. He combines substantive tax law knowledge and experience of the procedural rules peculiar to federal tax matters.
- B.S., Louisiana State University
- J.D., Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, magna cum laude
- Member and Editorial Board Member, Loyola Law Review
- Award, William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar
- Recipient, Law Excellence Award for Highest Grade in Legal Accounting
- LL.M., New York University School of Law