Richard J. Zack

Richard J. Zack


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4726    Fax: 215.981.4750

Richard J. Zack is a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office.

Mr. Zack represents businesses, financial institutions, educational institutions, nonprofits and individuals facing investigation by federal and state law enforcement authorities, and government regulatory agencies. Mr. Zack also represents businesses and individuals who have been victims of crimes. He has extensive experience in representing financial service firms before federal and state prosecutors and regulators and firms facing investigations related to consumer finance and transactions involving foreign entities. He regularly provides advice regarding dealing with money transmission licensure and related issues and government sanctions against foreign countries and compliance with regulations of the Office of Foreign Asset Control, also known as OFAC, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN.

Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Zack was chief of commercial and consumer fraud and deputy chief of economic crimes for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. There he supervised all consumer and commercial fraud cases, including mortgage, investment, securities and corporate fraud. Before that, Mr. Zack was deputy chief of the criminal division and an assistant U.S. attorney.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Temple University School of Law, 1995, managing editor, Temple Law Review
  • B.A., Political Science and Journalism, George Washington University, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania


  • Hon. Max Rosenn: U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Philadelphia, PA
  • Hon. J. William Ditter, Jr.: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Practice Areas

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