Alliant Insurance Services (www.alliant.com),
the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced
that General Counsel and Senior Vice President Ken Zak has received a First
Chair Award in the category of Top General Counsel. The prestigious
recognition program is an annual selection of in-house counsel who have
made significant contributions to the legal community over the past year
through hard work and innovation.
"Ken has long been a standard bearer for excellence in legal counsel at
Alliant," said Tom Corbett, Chirman and CEO of Alliant. "He has been
instrumental to the continued growth and innovation of our organization,
bringing a vital combination of professionalism, vision, and leadership
to our legal department."
Zak, with 27 years of experience in the legal profession, oversees all
aspects of Alliant's legal matters, including corporate, M&A,
regulatory, licensing, intellectual property, litigation, and equity.
An ardent supporter of young and emerging attorneys, Zak has frequently
served as a judge for law school moot court competitions and as a mentor
for law students. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel
(ACC) and is active with various charitable organizations, including
Zak graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University,
receiving a Bachelor of Science in business administration. He received
his Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University College of Law and
was a member of the law review.
First Chair honorees were selected by a committee of attorneys from top
law firms who have been recognized as leaders in their area of practice.
Zak will be honored at the First Chair Awards Gala and Presentation
Ceremony on August 27 in Chicago.
About Alliant Insurance Services
Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. is
one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States and
has a history dating back to 1925. Alliant provides property and
casualty, workers' compensation, employee benefits, surety, and
financial products and services to more than 26,000 clients nationwide,
including public entities, tribal nations, healthcare, energy, law
firms, real estate, construction, and other industry groups. More
information is available on the company's web site at: www.alliant.com.
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