Nicholas P. Zalany focuses his practice on business litigation matters, with experience in contract, intellectual property, bankruptcy, labor and employment and insurance coverage litigation. Nick also provides legal counsel to insurance companies, trade associations and healthcare systems in matters involving insurance law and regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Nick worked in both the private and public sectors, including as an associate in the Columbus office of a national boutique litigation firm and as a staff attorney for two Ohio state court judges. Before becoming a lawyer, Nick worked overseas as a law clerk at a Paris law firm and as an intern at the US Consulate in Budapest, and he has leveraged this experience and his foreign language skills for the benefit of various firm clients.
Nick has an active pro bono practice and has successfully represented tenants in eviction proceedings and low-income individuals facing consumer debt lawsuits. Also, he attends brief advice clinics and has assisted numerous elderly people in executing wills and advance directives through the Wills Clinic. Nick is the author of “The European Union Constitution and its Effects on Federalism in the EU,” published in the Ohio State Law Journal in 2005.