F. Lachicotte Zemp Jr.


Lach (pronounced “Lash”) Zemp is an AV rated lawyer with 25 years experience trying cases and representing a variety of professional, outdoor-recreation, industry, and business interests in state and federal courts. Lach has developed expertise in crisis response and management as part of his representation of trucking companies, summer camps, zip-line companies, white water rafting companies, and a variety of other outdoor based industries. He has been invited to speak at the National Conference of the American Camp Association and has presented frequently to the North Carolina Youth Camp Association. Lach also represents land trust and similar organizations enforcing conservation easements.

Lach continues to actively litigate cases in a variety of areas, including professional and medical malpractice and licensure cases, commercial / business cases, and products liability cases. He also serves as regional counsel for national and international companies sued in North Carolina. Lach is an active member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (NCADA), currently serving as Treasurer and previously serving on its Board and chairing its Long Term Planning Committee.

Member Bar Number: 31359

Practice Areas

Alternative dispute resolution, Appellate practice, Civil Litigation, Construction Law, Land Use Law, Malpractice Law, Personal Injury

States Licensed


Admitted to practice before all state and federal courts of North Carolina and Alaska, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Contact Information

Roberts & Stevens, P.A. | Email: lzemp@roberts-stevens.com   | Phone: 828-252-6600