Zachary D. Eddy

Zach Eddy is a member of Bricker & Eckler’s Southeast Ohio initiative, as well as a member of the firm’s energy and natural resources team.

He focuses his practice on a wide range of energy issues, including oil and gas litigation; pipeline right of way infrastructure litigation; issues relating to the Ohio Dormant Minerals Act and the Marketable Title Act; and mineral lease disputes. Zach also has considerable experience in general business litigation and estate planning.

While earning his law degree, Zach was a Legal Extern for the Honorable Phillip J. Green, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Michigan and also served as a legal intern for The Nature Conservancy. Additionally, he interned for the Marietta City Law Director’s Office and U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson’s Office.

Zach is a native of Southeast Ohio and has spent most of his life in the Marietta area.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Ohio Oil & Gas Association
  • Member, Southeastern Ohio Oil & Gas Association

Presentations & Published Works

  • Speaker, "Connecting the Dots: Probating Oil & Gas Interests", 2019 Oil and Gas Update, Ohio State Bar Association, November 2019
  • “Can’t we just try federalism? In defense of a state-by-state approach to fracking,” Michigan State University College of Law Journal of Animal and Natural Resource Law, 2017

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Admitted, United States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • Admitted, United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • Admitted, State of Ohio, 2017
  • Admitted, State of West Virginia, 2018
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Recipient, New Attorney Pro Bono Award, Legal Aid Society Columbus (LASC), 2018


  • Michigan State University (J.D., cum laude), 2017; Executive Editor, MSU College of Law Journal of Animal & Natural Resource Law; Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute; Jeffrey and Cynthia Littman Conservation Law Scholarship
  • Marietta College (B.A., cum laude, Political Science), 2014; Marietta College Moot Court Team; Chairman, Marietta College Republicans; Phi Sigma Alpha Honor Society; Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society; Ronald Reagan Young Republican Chairman’s Volunteerism Award