Zachary Zalewski’s education and experience have brought him to Avalere to stand at the intersection of science and law.
As a member of Avalere’s team, he provides a holistic perspective in supporting clients through the FDA regulatory and policy environments. Trained in genetics, he has broad technical knowledge and expertise in molecular biology and related disciplines. From his legal studies, he has experience with statutory interpretation, regulatory analysis, and case law.
Prior to joining Avalere and while in law school, Zach clerked at a Cleveland intellectual property law firm and spent a semester at The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan bioethics research institute. He completed his legal studies, successfully passed the New York State bar exam in 2018, and earned a qualifying Uniform Bar Exam score for multiple jurisdictions. Having recently moved to Washington, DC, he is completing his admission to the District of Columbia Bar.
Zach has a JD from Case Western Reserve University with a health law concentration, a PhD in molecular and human genetics from Baylor College of Medicine, and a dual major BS in microbiology and history from Michigan State University.