J. Zachary Balasko
Associate
(304) 353-8128
Office: Charleston
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
J.D. Washington and Lee University, cum laude
B.A. West Virginia University, magna cum laude
Licensure: WV
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Biography

Zak Balasko focuses his practice in the area of energy and business litigation.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Balasko served as a law clerk in the chambers of the Honorable Paul M. Black, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Virginia.

Work Experience

2017 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2016-2017 Law Clerk to the Hon. Paul M. Black, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
2015-2016 Student Attorney, Washington and Lee Immigrant Rights Clinic
2015 Summer Associate, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
2014 Summer Associate, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Speaking Engagements

Note, "A Return to Reasonability: Modifying the Collateral Source Rule in Light of Artificially Inflated Damage Awards," 72 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. Online 16 (2015)

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Lead Articles Editor, Washington and Lee Law Review (Vols. 72-73)
Managing Editor, German Law Journal (Vols. 16-17)
Omicron Delta Kappa

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