Zachary “Zach” Semancik


Zachary "Zach" Semancik

Zachary (Zach) Semancik is a highly skilled trial attorney who brings a unique blend of legal expertise, technological proficiency, and unwavering dedication to his clients at Griffin Purnell. With a keen analytical mind, Zach navigates Griffin Purnell’s docket of complex cases with confidence. His ability to communicate clearly and persuasively, both in and out of the courtroom, sets him apart as a formidable advocate for his clients.

Education and Early Career

Zach's path to success began at Marquette University Law School, where he earned his law degree in 2024. During his time at Marquette, he honed his trial skills through active participation in moot court and negotiation competitions, consistently demonstrating his aptitude for strategic thinking and persuasive argument. Zach's intellectual curiosity and passion for the law also led him to contribute to the intellectual property and innovation law review, where his insightful analyses and published works showcased his ability to tackle cutting-edge legal issues.

Prior to joining Griffin Purnell, Zach gained valuable experience as a law clerk at the firm during the summer of 2023. He played a crucial role in assisting with litigation and attended and made significant contributions during a large multinational civil trial. His exceptional performance and dedication during this internship left a lasting impression on the firm, leading to his welcome addition as an attorney in 2024.

Undergraduate Education

Before embarking on his legal career, Zach completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2021. His well-rounded education and diverse experiences have equipped him with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the legal field.

Personal Life and Interests

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Zach maintains strong ties to his community. When he's not passionately advocating for his clients, he enjoys supporting his hometown teams at Bucks and Brewers games and spending quality time with his girlfriend and their two adorable French bulldogs.

Professional Impact

With his impressive track record, trial expertise, and commitment to client success, Zach Semancik is a rising star at Griffin Purnell. His presence on any case signifies a formidable legal ally, ready to fight tirelessly for the best interests of those he represents.