Overview

Zachary B. Pyers is a Partner in the Columbus, Ohio, office of Reminger Co., L.P.A., and actively practices throughout Ohio and West Virginia. His practice focuses on civil litigation, including complex litigation, corporate and commercial litigation, professional liability, and general liability. Zach regularly litigates complex commercial, professional liability, tort, and class action matters.   He represents clients in commercial disputes, including: breach of contract claims; anti-trust actions; covenants not to compete; and, business torts. In his professional liability practice, Zach represents: attorneys; accountants; architects; engineers; surveyors; builders; real estate agents, insurance agents; directors and officers; and, investment advisors in litigation and licensure proceedings. 

Zach is actively involved in the community. He serves on several Boards and in leadership roles within legal associations.  He is an Adjunct Professor at Capital University Law School, where he teaches courses in Depositions, E-Discovery, Expert Witnesses and the school's Mock Trial Competition team. 

Representative Experience

Successfully represented and resolved federal Sherman Anti-Trust Act claims against companies for alleged concerted efforts.

Obtained summary judgment for trade association on Ohio anti-trust claims. Results were upheld on appeal.

Obtained dismissal for attorney client in a legal malpractice action, where the underlying action stemmed from foreign-based financial instruments.

Obtained dismissal of legal malpractice claims against an AM law 200 firm and firm’s partner, stemming from underlying claims surround a corporate transaction.

Successfully resolved traumatic brain injury claims against pharmaceutical company.

Successfully represented an individual on liability claims from the alleged improper importation of exotic vehicles.

Successful representation on numerous matters for insurance agents who have allegedly failed to secure adequate coverage for catastrophic losses.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of non-profit client against former Board members’ breach of fiduciary duties and fraudulent actions.

Obtained dismissal on behalf of landlord on underlying claims of mold exposure in rental property.

Obtained dismissal of claims against extermination company relating to allegations of pesticide exposure.

Obtained motion for summary judgment against legal malpractice claims asserted against a guardian ad litem.

Successfully defended numerous design professionals and/or contractors in construction litigation matters.

Obtained defense verdict at trial against claims that a vehicle was wrongfully repossessed and a breach of the peace.

Obtained a defense verdict in favor of physicians who performed a laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy.

Obtained defense verdict at trial for government entity on breach of contract claims.

Obtain trial verdict in favor of trucking company stemming from motor vehicle accident.

Obtained defense verdict in an admitted liability wrongful death case in favor transportation company.

Honors & Recognitions

2019 Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys Outstanding Young Lawyer Award 
2018 and 2019 Top Lawyers Central Ohio, Columbus CEO Magazine
2016 Young Alumnus of the Year, Capital University Law School
AV Preeminent® Rated with Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

Recognized as a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine

Community & Professional

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Foundation
-Fellow

American Bar Foundation
-Fellow

District of Columbia Bar Association

Columbus Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Ohio University, College of Business, Society of Alumni and Friends
-Board Member

Capital University Law School Alumni Board
-Board Member

Litigation Counsel of America
-Associate Fellow

Capital University Law School, Adjunct Professor
Ridesharing and Autonomous Vehicle Litigation

Results

For a more complete list of trial results, please contact attorney.

News

News

Speaking Engagements

  • Webinar, Nov 12, 2020
  • How to Avoid and Correct Attorney or Expert Mistakes
    Jun 2020
  • Jury Selection: Advanced Techniques
    Webinar, Feb 4, 2020
  • Mastering Uber, Lyft, and Ride Sharing Law
    Columbus, OH, Aug 21, 2019
  • Depositions of Corporate Representatives
    Columbus, OH, Jun 19, 2019
  • Depositions of Corporate Representatives
    Webinar, Jun 17, 2019
  • Jury Selection: Advanced Techniques
    Arlington, VA, Apr 30, 2019
  • Ride Sharing Liability and Injury Cases: Uber/Lyft and Liability
    Columbus, OH, Mar 28, 2019
  • Advanced Auto Injury Claims: Collecting Social Media, Texts, Smart Phone Evidence and More
    Columbus, OH, Mar 6, 2019
  • Initial Filing and Discovery in an Auto Injury Litigation
    Columbus, OH, Dec 9, 2018
  • Jury Deselection
    Columbus, OH, Nov 2, 2018
  • Defendant’s View of Jury Selection
    Cleveland, OH, Sep 24, 2018
  • How to Deal with Difficult Counsel – Professionally
    National Webinar, Aug 14, 2018
  • Uber Lyft and Litigating Ride-sharing Cases
    Webinar, Aug 2, 2018
  • Liens and Subrogation and Preserving and Collecting Social Media, Text, Smartphone Evidence
    Columbus, OH, Jun 21, 2018
  • Top Civil Trial Pitfalls
    Columbus, OH, Jun 14, 2018
  • Eliminating/Minimizing Liens in Personal Injury Settlements
    Columbus, OH, May 1, 2018
  • Jury Selection – Advance Techniques
    Arlington, VA, Apr 17, 2018
  • Top Civil Trial Pitfalls
    Webinar, Mar 27, 2018
  • Practical Application of E-Discovery and Document Review
    Columbus, OH, Jul 31, 2017
  • Legal Professionalism 101
    Columbus, OH, Jul 18, 2017
  • Advanced Auto Accident Litigation
    Columbus, OH, Jul 12, 2017
  • Ethics in Insurance Bad Faith Claims
    Akron, OH, Jun 8, 2017
  • E-Discovery and Bankruptcy
    Columbus, OH, May 3, 2017
  • Effective Case Presentation at Trial – Exhibits
    Columbus, OH, Mar 23, 2017
  • The Doctor Under Cross Examination in Deposition
    Columbus, OH, Mar 7, 2017
  • Satisfying Liens in Personal Injury Settlements
    Columbus, OH, Jan 12, 2017
  • Effective Use of Courtroom Technology and Legal Ethics
    Columbus, OH, Dec 14, 2016
  • Professionalism – The Attorney’s Obligation to the Client, the Court, and Other Parties
    Columbus, OH, Nov 30, 2016
  • Using Expert Witnesses to Get Your Evidence In (and Keep Theirs Out)
    Columbus, OH, Oct 31, 2016
  • Partnership with Capital University’s Law School: Deposition and Discovery Clinic
    Columbus, OH, Oct 7, 2016
  • Structuring, Funding an Administration of Liens – Pitfalls and Pointers
    Columbus, OH, Aug 20, 2016
  • Finding the “Right” Technical Assistance in responding to E-discovery
    Columbus, OH, Aug 4, 2016
  • Medicare Compliance and ERISA Liens
    Columbus, OH, Jun 23, 2016
  • Deposition in Personal Injury Litigation Start to Finish
    National Business Institute CLE, Columbus, OH, Apr 21, 2016
  • Professionalism for Young Lawyers
    Ohio Chapter of Federal Bar Assn. Capitol University, Columbus, OH, Feb 23, 2016
  • Ethical Issues andnSettlement Negotiations
    National Business Institute, Cleveland, OH, Nov 19, 2015
  • Advanced Subrogated Lien Interests
    National Business Institute CLE, Columbus, OH, Nov 17, 2015
  • Preparing for and Conducting Effective Depositions
    Capital University Law School Curriculum, Columbus, OH, Oct 8, 2015
  • Medicare/Liability Insurance and the Relation Between Them in Personal Injury Cases.
    Insurance Law Committee - Ohio State Bar Assn. CLE, Columbus, OH, Aug 21, 2015
  • Personal Injury Claims: The Insurance Defense Perspective
    National Business Institute CLE, Columbus, OH, Aug 17, 2015
  • Satisfying Liens in Personal Injury Settlements
    National Webinar – National Business Institute, Cleveland, OH, Jul 31, 2015
  • Medicare Secondary Payor Act: Implications and Impact on Litigation -  2015 Perspective
    Knowledge Group National Seminar, Columbus, OH, Jun 24, 2015
  • Damages, Liens and Subrogation in Settlement Negotiations
    National Business Institute CLE, Columbus, OH, Dec 19, 2014
  • Getting What is Needed from Direct Examination
    Capital University Law School Faculty and Students, Oct 22, 2014
  • What Medicare and Medicaid Reporting is Expected of You in a Third Party Liability Settlement
    National Institute of Medicare and Medicaid Education Conference, Chicago, Illinois, Sep 30, 2014
  • Ethical Considerations When Handling Medicare Set-Asides
    National Business Institute CLE Seminar, Cleveland, OH, Sep 19, 2014
  • Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance: New Requirements 
    National Business Institute CLE Seminar, Akron, OH, Sep 18, 2014
  • A Primer for Medicare/Medicaid Rx Component, Mandatory Insurer Reporting Compliance and Set Aside Agreements
    National Institute of Medicare/Medicaid Education Conference - Boston, MA, Jun 30, 2014
  • Deposition Dos and Don’ts
    Ohio State Bar Assn. Annual Convention, Columbus, OH, May 1, 2014
  • Reporting Entities under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act
    National Business Institute for Medicare/Medicaid Education, New Orleans, Mar 26, 2014
  • Lien Resolutions
    National Business Institute CLE Seminar - Akron, OH, Sep 26, 2013
  • The Medicare Super Lien and Other Liens Simplified
    National Business Institute CLE - Columbus, OH, Jul 26, 2013
  • Medicare and Medicaid Required Claim Payment Reporting
    National Institute for Medicare and Medicaid Education Conference - Boston, MA, Jun 24, 2013
  • Claims Management and Tort Reform Limitations
    Big Lots CEU Institute - Columbus, OH, May 18, 2011
  • 'Are you in compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payor Act?'
    Jun 1, 2009
  • Proper Medical Documentation and Patient Consent Issues
    Apr 13, 2009

Insights

Publications

Reminger Reports

Education

LL.M., Business, Capital University Law School, 2009

J.D., Capital University Law School, cum laude, 2008

B.B.A., Ohio University, 2005

Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2009
  • District of Columbia, 2009
  • State of West Virginia, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia, 2018
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