Mr. Hicks is a partner and trial attorney with Berger & Hicks, P.A. Mr. Hicks is the managing partner of the PIP department, focusing almost exclusively on the collection of insurance benefits for Floridians and small businesses against “Big Insurance.” Mr. Hicks prides himself on client attention and a results-oriented style of litigation while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism.
Zachary Hicks has tried numerous cases to verdict and represents a broad range of healthcare providers including radiologists, orthopedists, chiropractors, diagnostic centers, medical doctors, and rehabilitation centers. Mr. Hicks has extensive knowledge about coding issues having been one of the premiere attorneys in the State of Florida regarding NCCI (National Correct Coding Initiative) cases. Zach co-counseled cases all over the State of Florida regarding this unique issue. Mr. Hicks also has experience in the class action arena, having handled four different class action cases against State Farm.
Mr. Hicks is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
He was also selected as a 2012, 2013, and 2014 Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Hicks represents pro bono clients through the Put Something Back program.
Mr. Hicks received his Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University in 1999 with a double major in History and Political Science. He graduated cum laude and received Honors in History for his thesis on the conservation movement in Southern Appalachia, which was published in 2006. Mr. Hicks has dedicated significant time to public service, serving as a volunteer in the Peace Corps from 2000 to 2002 in the Dominican Republic where he became fluent in Spanish.
He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 2005. Mr. Hicks graduated magna cum laude and was an Editor of the International and Comparative Law Review. He was also the Greenberg Traurig Fellow in the Community Economic Development and Design subgroup of the Center for Ethics and Public Service for two years. Mr. Hicks was also selected to the Order of the Coif.
Zach enjoys playing soccer, sport fishing, traveling, spending time with his family, and cooking in his free time.