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Admitted: Tennessee, 1983, Kentucky, 2008
Law School: Vanderbilt University Law School J.D., 1983 Order of the Coif Received Founderís Medal on graduation Executive Articles Editor, Journal of Transnational Law
College: Bradley University B.A., Philosophy, magna cum laude, 1979
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Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation
Additional Information: Zan is one of the firmís generalists, as well as a lead trial lawyer. He has tried many cases before juries, judges and administrative agencies in employment discrimination, union-management and employee benefits cases. Zan has presented arguments to several federal and state appellate courts. He advises companies concerning structuring the relationships with workers and clients, whether as employment, leased employee or independent contractor arrangements to minimize legal risks and provide a positive work environment. Zan advises and represents employers in union campaigns, contract negotiations and with respect to unfair labor practice allegations and corporate campaigns. Zan does extensive training programs for all levels of management concerning harassment, discrimination and union avoidance. He frequently speaks to employer groups and provides continuing legal education training for fellow lawyers. Zan is a member of the firmís Executive Committee and co-chairs the marketing function.