Zachary R. Sprouse
Zach Sprouse is an associate concentrating his practice in complex civil litigation, serious injuries and insurance bad faith, business litigation and counseling, and other high-stakes cases.
Zach earned his J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
While in law school, Zach clerked for the Criminal Appeals division of the SC Attorney General’s Office and a three-time Chairman of the Consumer Law Section of the South Carolina Bar. In cases concerning the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Zach’s work alongside lead counsel has led to settlement wins over mortgage servicing companies and other debt collectors.
He studied federal practice under a Senior United States District Court Judge and received a CALI Award for Excellence – the highest award in the class – from the Honorable Dennis W. Shedd on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Previously, Zach handled crisis communications for corporate clients at an Atlanta-based consultancy. He directed media relations strategy for legal teams facing a blitz of high-profile coverage. Zach’s guest commentary on regional economic trends has been featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Recruited out of the Stan Smith and Billy Stearns Tennis Academy, Zach earned four varsity letters as a NCAA Division I student-athlete at Presbyterian College. He served as captain of the Varsity Tennis Team and was named MVP after leading the team to its first ever Big South Conference Championship Finals.
South Carolina Office of the Attorney General
Criminal Appeals Division
Dave Maxfield, Columbia, SC
Consumer Protection Law
The Ledlie Group, Atlanta
University of South Carolina School of Law
Bar & Court Admittance
Georgia: all state trial courts
“When the system doesn’t work for our clients, we work to make it right. And when we can make it right for our clients, we make the law better for millions of others.”
Awards & Recognition
CALI Award, Fourth Circuit Practice
The Honorable Dennis W. Shedd,
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
CALI Award, Commercial Speech
Professor Jay Bender
Mock Trial Competition Winner, Carolina’s Invitational
MVP, NCAA Division I Mens Tennis Team at Presbyterian College
Professional & Community Involvement
ABA Section of Antitrust Law and Consumer Law,
advisory panel member (2016-17)
Legal Marketing Association, member
USC Children’s Law Clinic (3L year)
USTA Lifetime Member