Zachary Slapsys has been involved in immigration work since 2001. He is a May 2006 graduate of the City University of New York School of Law (CUNY) who passed the July 2006 New York State Bar Examination. He is currently awaiting admission to New York’s Second Department.
While at CUNY, Zachary was a member of the New York City Law Review, where he served both a staff member and executive articles editor. In the fall of 2006, Zachary’s law review article was published in the New York City Law Review Journal, titled The Chinese Dilemma: Practical Solutions to Irresponsible Immigration Reform and the Ensuing Circuit Court Traffic Jam , 9 N.Y. City L. Rev. 183.
During the 2005-06 academic year, Zachary was a member of CUNY’s nationally recognized Immigrant & Refugee Rights Clinic, where he served as a student lawyer for Main Street Legal Services. Here, Zachary was part of a legal team which prepared and filed two separate discrimination lawsuits in federal court against well known New York City eateries as part of a campaign to aid low-wage and immigrant workers.
Zachary is a skilled hockey player, enjoys the fruits of being a Yankee fan, but suffers yearly letdowns as a Jet fan.