Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that Zachary S. Anstett has joined the firm’s Raleigh office as an associate attorney in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group.

Anstett previously served as a judicial law clerk where he worked directly with North Carolina’s trial court judges on complex and nuanced issues. Anstett served as a judicial extern for Senior Associate Justice Paul Martin Newby and in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

In law school, he was the recipient of the Janette Soles Nelson Public Service Scholarship, the president of the Christian Legal Society, and was a member of Campbell Law School’s mock trial team and its nationally recognized client counseling team. Upon graduation, he was inducted into the Order of Old Kivett and received the Howard Memorial Christian Citizenship Award, a faculty-selected award given to one student who exemplifies outstanding Christian values and principles.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and his law degree from Campbell University School of Law where he graduated cum laude.