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Zachary R. Gaines


(202) 797-8700
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Washington D.C.

About Zachary

Zachary Gaines practices employee benefits law and focuses on compliance matters related to the firm’s employee benefit fund clients, including private and public pension funds and health and welfare funds. Mr. Gaines has experience drafting plan amendments and summaries of material modifications (SMMs), reviewing provider contracts, and advising clients on ongoing regulatory issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mr. Gaines received his law degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center where he served as the Article Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law and the Director of the Negotiations Team, ADR Division of the Barristers’ Council. He also served as the Vice President, Treasurer, and former 1L Representative to the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and was a Finalist in the 2018 Everett Bellamy Negotiation Competition. Mr. Gaines earned his undergraduate degree, a B.A. in International Studies with General Honors, from the Johns Hopkins University.

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District of Columbia


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2020

Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 2014