Zachary D. Bombatch
(724) 749-3133
Office: Southpointe
J.D. Duquesne University School of Law
M.B.A. Duquesne University
B.S.B.A University of Pittsburgh
Licensure: PA
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Speaking Engagements

“HR Academy,” Pittsburgh Human Resources Association, March 2018

“Conducting Effective Investigations,” Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Employment Essentials Seminar, October 2017

“Misclassification of Independent Contractors: Addressing Costly Industry Trends and Past Practices,” Steptoe & Johnson PLLC webinar, September 2017

"Preventing and Addressing Campus Violence," Steptoe & Johnson PLLC webinar, September 2017

“Campus Emergency Management Preparation: Best Practices to Address Campus Emergencies, Cyber Attacks, and Institutional Threats”, Panelist, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Second Annual Higher Ed Seminar, May 2017

“Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania, Employers Should Prepare for Accelerated MMA Program Implementation,” Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers, 2017 HR Forum, May 2017

University of Pittsburgh Alumni-in-Residence, 2016-2017, 2017-2018 Academic Years

“Highs and Lows in the Workplace: Drug Testing and Medical Marijuana - What Pennsylvania Employers Should Know,” Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Employment Essentials Seminar, October 2016

“Medical Marijuana in the Workplace Update,” Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, Employment Essentials Seminar, October 2015

Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Leases in Bankruptcy: Rejection Should Occur Only Before Production, 16 Duq. Bus. L.J. 264 (2014)

Key Experience

Counseled clients on leave policies, including issues stemming from pregnancy leave, parental leave, paid sick leave, and leave as an accommodation
Assisted in the defense and settlement of class action/collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act
Provided counsel and advocacy regarding discrimination claims made pursuant to purported religious discrimination, racial discrimination, and age discrimination

Memberships & Awards

American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Washington County Bar Association
Order of Barristers
CALI Award for Future Excellence: Employment Discrimination, Energy Law