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Zak Zatezalo

Zak Zatezalo


Zak Zatezalo joined Bordas & Bordas in 2010. Zak focuses his practice on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on cases involving workplace injuries, toxic torts, traumatic brain injuries, and environmental damage. Zak has obtained successful jury verdicts on behalf of clients involving permanent injuries sustained in Marshall v. Dunn, Anderson v. Westfield National Insurance Company, and Markus v. Habig, among others.

Zak has worked with dozens of national experts in various fields of medicine, industrial hygiene, engineering, epidemiology, toxicology, and hydrogeology in an effort to obtain successful results for his clients and is involved with some of Bordas & Bordas’ most difficult and complex matters.

Case Results


  • West Virginia University (1995)
    • B.A. Biology
  • West Virginia University College of Law (2000)
    • Juris Doctor

Bar and Court Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Northern District of West Virginia
  • Southern District of West Virginia
  • Northern District of Ohio
  • Southern District of Ohio
  • Texas

Practice Areas

  • Workplace Injury
  • Toxic Tort
  • Mass Tort
  • Medical malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence 
  • Motor Vehicle Collision

Honors & Awards

  • Summa Cum Laude (WVU undergrad)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (WVU undergrad)
  • Order of the Coif (WVU Law)
  • Law Review (WVU Law)
  • West Virginia Legislature Recognition Award (1st compensable occupational kidney cancer case in West Virginia) (Gambellin v. WPSC))

Community Involvement

  • Youth Services Systems Board of Directors (Secretary)
  • Pike Cubs Baseball volunteer coach

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    Zak Zatezalo N/A
    Bordas & Bordas
    526 7th Street
    Moundsville WV 26041
    ST. Clairsville
    106 East Main Street
    St. Clairsville OH 43950
    1358 National Road
    Wheeling WV 26003
    420 Fort Duquesne Blvd.
    Suite 1800

    Pittsburgh PA 15222