Corey Zachary


Corey Zachary is a shareholder and founding member of the firm of Corey Zachary Legal, PC. For more than 30 years, Aldert has defended individuals and organizations under criminal investigation or charged with crimes throughout Oregon in both state and federal court. He has defended Oregonians charged with federal offenses in Washington, Idaho, California, Nevada, Wyoming and Montana. After graduating cum laude from Duke Law School in 1975, Aldert began his legal career as a federal prosecutor – first, as a trial attorney in the Criminal Section of the Tax Division in the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington D.C., and then as an Assistant United State Attorney in Portland, Oregon, his hometown.

Aldert is listed in Best Lawyers of America under both White Collar and Non-White Collar Criminal Defense and Bet-the-Company Litigation, and has been in Best Lawyers for more than 25 years. Aldert was named the Non-White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year in Portland for 2012 and Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense: White Collar in 2014. Aldert also has an AV rating with Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest rating for both ability and professional standing in the legal community, and has been named as a ‘Super Lawyer.’ In 2016, Aldert received the prestigious James M. Burns Federal Practice Award, which recognizes those who have improved the practice of law before the U.S. District Court of Oregon and demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism in their work.

For 30 years, Aldert has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Oregon Halfway House, now the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Center, a 125 bed facility housing federal offenders in Portland, Oregon.

Aldert is a veteran, having served in the United State Army from 1969-1972.

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