Zack Lewis is a litigator whose practice focuses on the defense of liability claims and insurance coverage matters. Zack has successfully tried cases to judges and juries in multiple Georgia Courts. He has also briefed and argued successful dispositive motions and appeals in both state and federal courts.
Professional Liability Defense
Zack’s professional liability practice focuses on legal malpractice defense, but it also includes the defense of insurance brokers and medical professionals. He has particular experience handling professional liability claims arising out of cybersecurity scams. Recent experience includes claims arising from email-compromise scams (stemming from malware, phishing, social-media engineering, and email spoofing) and money-mule scams. Beyond cybersecurity claims, Zack has defended civil claims brought by clients and non-clients and has litigated claims arising from commercial real-estate transactions, franchise agreements, securities compliance, and partnership agreements.
Insurance Coverage And Bad Faith Litigation
Zack represents insurance carriers in small and high exposure first-party and third-party claims arising from both manuscript and form policies. He has prosecuted and defended declaratory judgment actions and has specific experience with a variety of policies, including commercial general liability, professional liability, D&O, automobile, and commercial property.
Zack also has substantial experience advising insurance carriers on bad-faith avoidance practices including, but not limited to advice on navigating time-limited demand setups.
Zack has defended construction companies, roofing contractors, remediation companies, design professionals and home inspection companies through verdict in a variety of litigation settings.
General Liability Litigation
Zack has represented a multitude of businesses and property owners facing claims for injuries or fatalities arising out of third-party criminal attacks, Dram Shop Act claims, as well as more traditional trip-and-fall claims.
Zack has defended numerous commercial vehicle accident claims. Previously, Zack served as a plaintiff’s lawyer and tried multiple automobile accident cases to verdict.