Jared Zola Named 2016 “Rising Star” by New York Law JournalAward
Blank Rome LLP Partner Jared Zola has been named a 2016 “Rising Star” by the New York Law Journal.
Mr. Zola is one of 42 young lawyers chosen as a 2016 “Rising Star” by a panel of 24 esteemed judges, who reviewed nearly 300 nominations of attorneys ages 40 and under who have established a record of accomplishments and demonstrated that they are top contributors to the practice of law and their communities.
To view the full list of 2016 “Rising Stars” by the New York Law Journal, please click here.
Profile from New York Law Journal
Credibility and civility are values that guide me in my legal career. Despite the inherent adversarial nature of litigation, I believe strongly that being a zealous and effective advocate is best accomplished when the court and my adversaries trust and respect me.
Pro Bono/Civic Activity
Jared is a member of Blank Rome's pro bono committee. For the past six years, he has represented the Queens Comprehensive Perinatal Council Inc., a nonprofit community-based maternal/child health organization. His work on behalf of the organization has been recognized by New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
His other pro bono work includes leading a team of attorneys in developing a disaster relief guide and an insurance-related hotline to help Hurricane Sandy victims. He also supports Charity: Water, a Manhattan-based group whose mission is to provide clean, safe drinking worldwide.
Jared and his wife, Katie Reed, have served on the associate committee of the Annual ASPCA Bergh Ball, and Jared has ridden for Cycle for Survival, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's national fundraising movement to beat rare cancers.
- Blank Rome, partner, 2015-present
- Dickstein Shapiro, partner, 2011-2015; associate, 2006-2010
- Weg & Myers, associate, 2003-2006
- J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2003
- B.A., Clemson University, 1999
To view Mr. Zola’s profile online, please click here.
Jared Zola with NYLJ 2016 Rising Star Award