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Zachary A. Sivertsen joined Eastburn and Gray in 2015 and practices in the areas of litigation, construction, real estate, land use and zoning, and municipal law. He has appeared on behalf of clients before zoning hearing boards and municipal governing bodies in land development matters, zoning appeals, and applications for zoning variances. He has represented municipalities in litigation matters, drafted municipal ordinances, filed and responded to right-to-know requests, and worked with local historic architectural review bodies. Zac has litigated matters on behalf of private and municipal clients before the courts of common pleas, magisterial district courts, Commonwealth Court, as well as the United States Bankruptcy Court.
Prior to entering law, Zac worked in the non-profit community development and alternative energy sectors in Philadelphia. Zac is a regular contributor to the firm's Pennsylvania Real Estate and Municipal Law blog, www.pazoninglawyers.com.
Zac is a member of the Montgomery Bar Association, the Bucks County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Planning Association.
Zac served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Matthew D. Carrafiello of the Orphan’s Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia and the Honorable Alice Beck Dubow, then of the Criminal Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia.
In 2017, Zac was elected to the Board of Governors of Valley Youth House, an organization that provides homes and counseling for Pennsylvania’s vulnerable, abused and homeless youth. Valley Youth House partners with thousands of individuals each year to build a solid foundation for young people and their families. With dedicated street outreach, housing, counseling, skills training, health, prevention, and intervention services, VYH empowers resilient young people to establish promising futures.
Following graduation from his master’s program, Zac served as an Americorps VISTA volunteer with the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia. While there he helped promote the growth and development of small businesses in the alternative energy and energy efficiency sectors in Philadelphia.
During law school, Zac served as a volunteer for the Philadelphia Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to assist low income families and the elderly prepare and file their federal income taxes. Zac was granted membership into Temple Law’s Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society in recognition of his pro bono and volunteer work during law school.
Zac frequently volunteers his time through Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Zac is a native of Buffalo, NY and an avid fan of his hometown Buffalo Bills, although this is not always an enjoyable experience for him. He currently lives in King of Prussia with his wife, Megan, an elementary school teacher and their daughter.