Zachary A. Flagel



Zack Flagel is an associate in the Litigation Department at Foley & Lardner LLP. He is based in the Milwaukee office where he is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Prior to Foley, Zack spent summers working at Wasserman’s Baseball Agency Division, the U.S. Senate, and the Atlanta Braves.  

Presentations and Publications

  • Author, “Challenging the MLB Draft’s Grand Labor Slam: A Universal Proposal for an Amateur Ballplayer’s Choice of Team,” Sports Law Association Student Writing Competition (2019)
  • Co-Author, “The Faulty Law and Economics of the “Baseball Rule,” 60 William & Mary Law Review 62 (2018)
  • Co-Author, “Getting in the Game: The Demographics of Professional Sports Team In-House Legal Counsel,” 7:1 Mississippi Sports Law Review 23 (2018)
  • Contributor, American Bar Association, Recent Developments in Sports Law (2019 and 2020)


  • Duke University School of Law (JD, 2021)
    • President, Duke Sports and Entertainment Law Society
    • Founder and Director, Future of College Sports Initiative
    • Attorney Liaison, North Carolina Voter Protection Initiative
  • The University of Georgia, Terry College of Business (BBA, 2018)


  • Wisconsin