Zach Horton

Zach Horton will serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Honorable Justin R. Walker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He graduated from Columbia Law School as a James Kent Scholar in April 2021. At Columbia, Horton served on the Columbia Law Review and was the Co-Vice President of Events for Columbia’s chapter of the Federalist Society. He received the E. B. Convers Prize for his student Note. Prior to law school, he worked in finance at Rothschild & Co. and the Blackstone Group. Horton graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in Philosophy in 2015.


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