Zachary Panter is a recent graduate of the Emory University School of Law where he finished in the top 20% of his class. He received the State Bar of Georgia Employment Law Section Award that is given to the graduating student who had the most outstanding performance in employment law courses. He was welcomed into the Order of Barristers National Honor Society whose membership is awarded to graduating law students who demonstrate exceptional skill in legal advocacy activities. Zack also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American Studies from Washington University in St. Louis.
Zack served as a legal intern for an Atlanta law firm and he served two judicial internships - one for the Honorable Amy Totenberg of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, and the other for the Honorable Beth Bloom of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida. Zack served legal internships for an administrative law judge at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the City of Atlanta Public Defender's Office. Zack completed a nine-month long fellowship in the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs in St. Louis. He worked on consulting projects for organizations in the non-profit, business, government, political campaign, and organized labor sectors
Zack was a coordinator for Know Your Rights throughout law school. The organization works with at-risk youth to inform young people about their rights during encounters with law enforcement and the juvenile justice system. He also was on the Executive Board of the Emory Moot Court Society and was a founding Board Member of the Emory Civil Rights Law Society.