Zach Burnett


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2013, cum laude; Articles Editor, International Law Review Association

B.A., University of Oklahoma, 2006, with distinction

  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Elizabeth Lang-Miers, Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals, July 2011




Zach Burnett joined Haynes and Boone in 2014 after graduating from the SMU Dedman School of Law. His private equity practice focuses on advising investment funds, investment advisors, and commodity pool operators and traders with regards to the formation, organization and operation of both hedge funds and private equity funds and their compliance with applicable federal and state laws.

Zach also advises his clients in a variety of additional corporate matters, including the structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing of public and private mergers, acquisitions and dispositions for both corporate and private equity clients, as well as the preparation of securities filings with the SEC.

Professional and Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association

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