Zachary M. DuGan

Business, Banking and Securities Law

Zachary M. DuGan

Turning your business dreams into reality.  In true Pillar+Aught form, Zach takes pride in his creative and multi-faceted solutions to a business’s most complex questions.  Utilizing a unique, client-centered approach, Zach takes the time to understand his clients’ goals before relentlessly pursuing a resolution—materializing the vision into a tangible reality.  His knowledge encompasses everything in the life cycle of a business whether that is starting a new business, expanding an existing business, or pivoting into a new market.  The combination of Zach’s skills with the expertise and innovation of his colleagues at Pillar+Aught is a recipe for his clients’ success.

Zach regularly advises businesses on entity formation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, federal and state securities law compliance, capital raising, and commercial lending.  Focusing his practice in the area of mergers and acquisitions, Zach has a depth of experience in conducting all aspects of corporate due diligence, structuring transactions, drafting and negotiating acquisition agreements, coordinating acquisition financing, and closing transactions. He has represented clients in various transactional matters valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars—driving his selection as a Super LawyersRising Star” in 2021.

Zach graduated from the University of Delaware and thereafter obtained his J.D. from Widener University Commonwealth Law School, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Widener Law Journal and was honored as the Valedictorian of his law school class.