Marlyne Zakher is an associate with Clarke Silverglate. Before joining the firm, she represented national insurance companies in auto glass litigation and personal injury protection cases.
Marlyne graduated with honors from Emory University School of Law. During law school, Marlyne was among the only students competing on two Moot Court teams. Marlyne competed in the UCLA Cyber Crimes Competition in the Spring of 2021 and was then selected to compete in the National Moot Court Competition in the Fall of 2021. Because of her excellent written and oral advocacy skills, she earned the Douglass Lea Peabody Moot Court Award in 2022. Marlyne also earned the State Bar of Georgia Labor Law Section Award for Outstanding Achievement in Labor Law. Additionally, Marlyne served as the President of the Criminal Law Society.
Marlyne gained valuable experience during law school by interning with either a government agency or a law firm each semester. Notably, Marlyne interned with both the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Marlyne drafted and filed multiple sentencing memorandums for drug conspiracy cases at the U.S. Attorney’s Office. At the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, she prepared memoranda on legal issues in sex and age discrimination cases.
Before law school, Marlyne graduated from the University of South Florida with the King O’Neal Scholar Award for maintaining a perfect grade point average. In her free time, Marlyne enjoys reading fictional books, listening to music, traveling, and spending time with her family.