Alec Christian Zorich

Associate / Houston

P: 713.588.0446

Alec Christian Zorich is a member of SBSB Eastham’s Defense Base Act practice group. He previously worked in international trade with a specialization in customs work, addressing ancillary transportation and logistics legal issues that arose for freight forwarders, customs brokers, carriers, and importers/exporters. He is also experienced in general corporate and business law, covering a range of matters from entity formations and dissolutions to governance, compliance, and contract drafting.

His international perspective is deeply informed by his experiences living in South Korea and studying abroad in London. These stints abroad have imbued him with a nuanced understanding of different legal systems and business environments, enhancing his proficiency in navigating complex international trade and legal matters.

Those who work alongside Alec know him as incredibly detail-oriented. He has a strong sense of integrity that compels him, not only to do the right thing, but also to uphold a standard of transparency and responsibility in all his professional interactions. He has a tenacious spirit and unwavering dedication, tirelessly striving to fulfill his clients’ goals.

Alec is a former member of the Texas State Guard, where he served as both a Dive Tender Technician and a Communications Specialist. In his free time, he enjoys playing chess, bass guitar, and drums.

Practice Areas

Practice Areas

  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Business Transactions
  • Defense Base Act
  • Labor and Employment
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation
  • Transportation

Education

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, 2022
    • Graduated cum laude
  • B.S., Conrad N. Hilton College, University of Houston, 2019
    • Graduated cum laude

Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • United States Court of International Trade
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Certifications

  • Military Emergency Management Specialist – Basic Certification, State Guard Association of the United States
  • Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA), Smith Travel Research/AHLEI
  • LexisNexis Research Proficiency Certification

Honors and Distinctions

  • Recipient of the HBA Appellate Practice Section’s “Best Brief” Award
  • Recipient of the Federal Bar Association’s Blask Fellowship
  • Assistant Development Editor, South Texas Law Review, South Texas College of Law Houston
  • Articles and Notes Editor, CURRENTS: Journal of International Economic Law, South Texas College of Law Houston
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Civil Procedure I and II, International Business Transactions, International Trade Compliance, Contract Building Blocks, and Legislation

Speeches and Presentations

  • Presenter, Ethics in International Transactions to the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom – North America, World Order and Globalization Hub

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Phi Delta Phi

Community Involvement

  • Houston Alumni of Delta Upsilon
  • Texas State Guard