Zachary D. Wellbrock

Zachary Wellbrock, an associate, concentrates on civil litigation, primarily complex commercial matters and First Amendment/media law issues such as defamation, privacy rights and access to public records. In addition, he handles cases involving corporate law, breach of contract claims, franchise law, copyright and trademark issues, consumer fraud, professional liability and post-judgment remedies.

Zachary’s clients range from small businesses, such as law offices and transportation companies, to large manufacturing, energy, health and media corporations. He also represents individuals such as private equity fund investors, homeowners, reporters, authors of online reviews and corporate executives.

Zachary was selected in 2019 for inclusion on the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars© List, based on a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Experience

Education

  • Clerkship, Hon. Rachel N. Davidson, Essex County Superior Court, Civil Division, 2011-2012
  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 2011
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology, B.A., History and Science & Technology Studies, magna cum laude, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2012
  • New Jersey, 2011

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2019
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2011
Career Highlights

Honors and Awards

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars© List, 2019
  • Cornell Law School, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Advanced Legal Research, 2011

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association

Publications

  • Media Law Resource Center, Survey of New Jersey Libel Law 2019 Update
  • Media Law Resource Center, Survey of New Jersey Employment Privacy Law 2019 Update
  • Media Law Resource Center, Survey of New Jersey Libel Law 2018 Update
  • Media Law Resource Center, Survey of New Jersey Employment Privacy Law 2018 Update
  • Media Law Resource Center, Survey of New Jersey Libel Law 2017 Update
  • Media Law Resource Center, Survey of New Jersey Employment Privacy Law 2017 Update

Lectures and Appearances

  • Guest lecturer, Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, Law and Mass Communication, 2019
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