Zachary B. Fertitta

RDSC_7122Zack Fertitta began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Harris County, Texas. After successfully representing the State of Texas in multiple jury trials, Zack left the public sector for private practice in 2006. Over the last decade Zack has honed his skills as a criminal defense attorney practicing in both State and Federal court. In 2010, he took time off of work to serve on the grand jury of Harris County. This experience allowed him to gain valuable insight into the inner workings of the grand jury system.  Zack’s clients often praise his attention to detail and fearless advocacy. Zack’s thorough preparation and attention to the smallest details has often made the difference for his clients.

Notable cases:

  1. Represented a 23-year-old father accused of shaking his baby to death. Zack assembled a team of nationally recognized experts to successfully defend his client. This case was a scientifically complex and emotional endeavor. Obtaining a dismissal on this matter was a huge victory.
  2. Represented a customs broker that was accused by the Federal government of customs fraud, resulting in a non-prosecution agreement.
  3. Represented an Iraq war veteran with PTSD accused of aggravated assault. He has gone through much counseling and now works full time counseling other veterans with PTSD.
  4. Represented a housewife accused of assaulting a flight attendant, causing the plane to make an unscheduled landing. The Jury found her not guilty.
  5. Represented a neurosurgeon after a car accident accused of driving while intoxicated. The matter was dismissed on the day of trial, after eighteen months of work.
  6. Represented a sixteen-year-old accused of intoxication manslaughter, after his mother was killed in a car accident. The case was No Billed by the Grand Jury.
  7. Represented a Doctor accused of fraudulent billing by the State of Texas. This matter was dismissed by the State after a thorough internal investigation by the defense’s team of experts.