Zach Schroeder is a commercial litigator with a focus on intellectual property and employee benefits litigation matters. He is admitted to the Patent Bar and can practice patent matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has experience working at the appellate level, having interned for Justice Thomas D. Waterman of the Iowa Supreme Court, and at the trial level having interned with the 7th Judicial District, Iowa District Court.
In his employee benefits practice, Zach represents employee benefits plans, their employer sponsors, and fiduciaries faced with claims for benefits, governmental investigations, and purported class actions. He has advised clients through the pre-litigation pleading, motion, and discovery stages of trial.
In his cybersecurity practice, he helps clients across a spectrum of industries manage cybersecurity risks, respond to cyber-attacks and defend related regulatory enforcement actions and civil litigation.
Zach obtained his B.S. from Loras College graduating with a double major in chemistry and mathematics and a minor in physics. Zach was awarded the Outstanding Chemistry Major Award for having graduated with the highest GPA in the chemistry department, the Deans Award for graduating in the top twenty students in his graduating class, and graduated with Maxima Cum Laude honors. Zach obtained his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law, graduating With Distinction.
The University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 2020)
Faculty Award for Academic Excellence in Property
Loras College Dubuque (B.S., Chemistry and Mathematics, Maxima Cum Laude, 2017)