Zachary H. Pratt has extensive experience representing employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board and in traditional federal workers’ compensation litigation. He is involved in every aspect of the workers’ compensation claim process, from intake through resolution.
In addition to workers’ compensation litigation, Zach also represents employers in a range of employment and labor disputes. He has defended dozens of employers against discrimination and retaliation claims and has handled discrimination and harassment claims under Section 120 of the New York State Workers’ Compensation Law, as well as claims under the Jones Act and The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. Zach also handles personal-injury cases and complex commercial and insurance matters. As a counselor and litigator, Zach represents clients before the Supreme Court of the State of New York; the Appellate Division, Third Department; state and federal administrative agencies; and in various arbitration proceedings.
Zach has been recognized as an Upstate New York Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2015-2020.
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 2007
Lafayette College, B.A., 2004