Zachary Dietert is a Madison Fellow at Americans United for Separation of Church and State. He litigates church-state cases at trial and on appeal.
Before joining Americans United, Mr. Dietert spent three years as a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he represented clients from a variety of industries and maintained an active pro bono practice. Mr. Dietert was a member of the team that won the landmark case of United States v. Windsor, in which the Supreme Court held that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act violated the Equal Protection Clause.
Mr. Dietert received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2010. He was a supervising editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation, a legal intern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, and a student attorney with Harvard’s LGBT Law Clinic. Mr. Dietert received his B.A., summa cum laude, in Economics and Political Science from Baylor University in 2007.