Steven W. Zachary Sr.

General Counsel

With 30 years of legal experience, Steven offers unmatched guidance in risk management, litigation, compliance, and employment practices, ensuring legal excellence for your business.

Steven has 30 years of legal counseling and litigation experience and brings a wealth of experience to multiple areas pertaining to risk management.  He was corporate counsel or general counsel of four corporations including Conseco Finance and GE.  He has litigated or managed the litigation of over 10,000 cases which gives him a wealth of knowledge in Litigation Mitigation, Loss Prevention, Workplace Safety, Employment Practices, and Corporate Compliance and Governmental regulations.

His knowledge of Employment Practices is unsurpassed. Minnesota Governor Arne Carlson appointed Steven the Director of Diversity and Equal Opportunity and Employment in 1991.  Also, he was adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law teaching courses pertaining to Employment Discrimination and Trial Skills.  He is published in the University of Minnesota Law School Journal of Law and Inequality.  Steven’s vast experience enables The Zachary Group to provide unparalleled guidance in all aspects of the Corporate legal, compliance and government regulatory areas.


University of Minnesota Law School
Juris Doctor, 1984

Minnesota State University, Mankato
B.S., Political Science, 1981

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