Zachary R.Burkart (Zach)


Cleveland + 1.216.586.7203

Zach Burkart represents public and private companies in domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic transactions. He also advises clients on corporate governance, SEC compliance and filings, and other general corporate matters. Zach has represented clients in various industries, including health care, manufacturing, logistics, and technology.

Prior to attending law school Zach worked at a U.S. financial institution in corporate banking.


  • Owens Corning acquires WearDeckJones Day is advising Owens Corning in the acquisition of WearDeck®, a premium producer of composite weather-resistant decking for commercial and residential applications in North America, from JR Plastics Corporation.
  • Integrated Power Services to acquire Tampa Armature Works, Inc.Jones Day is advising Integrated Power Services, the North American leader in service, repair and engineering for power management, electro-mechanical and rotating assets, in its acquisition of Tampa Armature Works, Inc., one of the industry's leading independent power services companies.
  • Procter & Gamble Company acquires TULA LifeJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company in its acquisition of TULA Life, Inc. from L Catterton Partners and L Catterton Europe SAS.
  • Riverside acquires Executive Home Care FranchisingJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its acquisition of Executive Home Care Franchising (Executive Care), a leading provider of non-medical, in-home services for senior citizens and physically handicapped or injured individuals in need of daily living support.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires milliCareJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Clintar of milliCare, a floor and textile care franchise brand, providing leading carpet, floor and textile care solutions.
  • Sotera Health acquires Regulatory Compliance AssociatesJones Day advised Sotera Health in the acquisition of Wisconsin-based Regulatory Compliance Associates, Inc.
  • Marathon Petroleum completes modified Dutch auction tender offer to purchase up to $4.0 billion of its outstanding Common StockJones Day advised Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) in its "modified Dutch auction" tender offer to purchase up to $4.0 billion of shares of its Common Stock at a price not greater than $63.00 and not less than $56.00 per share of Common Stock, to the tendering shareholder in cash.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires DIGARCJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Modern Campus of DIGARC, the leading provider of academic catalog and curriculum management, class and student scheduling, and student pathfinder software for higher education.
  • Nelson Labs acquires BioScience Laboratories, LLCJones Day advised Sotera Health's Nelson Labs business in its acquisition of BioScience Laboratories, LLC, a provider of outsourced topical antimicrobial product testing in the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries.
  • Ferro Corporation sells its global Tile Coatings Business to Lone Star Funds for $460 millionJones Day advised Ferro Corporation, a leading global supplier of technology-based performance materials, in the sale of its global Tile Coatings Business to Pigments Spain, S.L., a portfolio company of Lone Star Funds, for $460 million in cash, with potential earnout payments of up to $32 million in cash based on the performance of the business pre-closing, subject to customary adjustments.
  • Conagra Brands sold Peter Pan® peanut butter brand to Post Holdings, Inc.Jones Day advised Conagra Brands, Inc. in the sale of its Peter Pan® peanut butter business to Post Holdings, Inc., a consumer packaged goods holding company.
  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • Toyota Tsusho sold shares in Country Pure Foods, Inc. to BPCP CPF Holdings Inc.Jones Day represented Toyota Tsusho America, Inc. and Sapporo Holdings Limited in the sale of all of the outstanding stock of Country Pure Foods, Inc. to a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners.
  • Bad Boy receives investment from The Sterling GroupJones Day advised Bad Boy, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance zero-turn riding lawn mowers, in its cash and stock sale to The Sterling Group.