Zachary G. Schurkman focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial litigation, Professional and E&O liability and insurance coverage issues. Zach is experienced in defending lawyers, insurance professionals, engineers, architects, accountants and a range of other professionals, general liability, construction defect, products liability and premises liability, specifically New York State Labor Law matters. Zach is also experienced in breach of contract cases and has administered national and captive insurance programs. Zach also has experience with professional licensure and grievance matters. Prior to joining Ohrestein & Brown, Zach worked at a large national defense firm. In 2014 and 2015 Zach was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in the areas of professional Liability and Insurance Coverage.
Zach is a 2007 graduate of Tulane University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in History and Judaic Studies. In 2010 Zach received his Juris Doctorate from SUNY Buffalo Law School. Zach is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey State Courts. He is also admitted to practice in Eastern and Southern District Courts of New York and before the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. Zach is a member of the City Bar where he is a past Secretary of the Tort Litigation Committee. Zach is also the current President of the Tulane Alumni Association New York Chapter and is a member of the Tulane Alumni Association Board of Directors.