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Education

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

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

B.B.A., Ohio University, 2005

Bar 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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I follow the Abraham Lincoln adage, “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.” I believe that preparation, especially in legal matters, is the key to success. 

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.

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

Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

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

Representative Matters

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.

Results

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