Edward Zas

Supervising Attorney


(212) 417-8748

Edward S. Zas has been with the Appeals Bureau since 1996. He has argued two cases in the Supreme Court of the United States and more than one hundred in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Significant victories include Zedner v. United States, 547 U.S. 489 (2006), United States v. Valle, 807 F.3d 508 (2d Cir. 2015); United States v. Cadet, 664 F.3d 27 (2d Cir. 2011), United States v. Torres, 604 F.3d 58 (2d Cir. 2010), United States v. Gamez, 577 F.3d 394 (2d Cir. 2009), United States v. Rangolan, 464 F.3d 321 (2d Cir. 2006), United States v. Lewis, 424 F.3d 239 (2d Cir. 2005), United States v. Cordoba-Murgas, 422 F.3d 65 (2d Cir. 2005), and Lyons v. Johnson, 99 F.3d 499 (2d Cir. 1996).

From 1990 to 1996, Mr. Zas was a litigator at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York City. He received his law degree from Yale Law School.