Zack VanVactor is an attorney in the firm's Louisville and Jeffersonville offices. He is a member of the Business Litigation Service Group.
The Louisiana Direct-Action Statute Loses Its Teeth: How the Fifth Circuit in Todd v. Streamship Mutual Underwriting Association Opened the Door to Allow Insurers to Enforce Arbitration Agreements Against the Direct-Action Plaintiff
Note, 35 Tul. Mar. L.J. 659 (2011)
Three's a Crowd: The Unhappy Interplay Among the New York Convention, FAA, and McCarran-Ferguson Act
Comment, 36 Tul. Mar. L.J. 313 (2012) [Cited by McBride v. Estis Well Serv., L.L.C., 768 F.3d 382, 403 (5th Cir. 2014) (en banc) (Haynes, J., concurring)]
Louisville Office Recruiting Committee, Member
Louisville Bar Association Leadership Academy (2016)
Leadership Kentucky: ELEVATE Kentucky (2018)
Kentucky Bar Association, Communications & Publications Committee (2012-20)
Before joining Stites & Harbison, Zack served for two years as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Thomas B. Russell, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky. Prior to his clerkship, Zack served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Jennifer B. Coffman, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern & Western Districts of Kentucky. While attending law school at Tulane University, Zack worked as an admissions counselor for a charter high school in New Orleans, assisting high school seniors with all aspects of the college admissions process.
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2017-19)
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2019 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 42 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 33 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and nine attorneys to the Rising Stars list.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2018 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 55 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 39 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and 12 attorneys to the Rising Stars list.