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Nicholas Zammuto

Rockford, IL

Joined Firm in 2023

Focused on the intersection between law and technology, Nick has proven to be a visionary force shaping the future of law.

  • Aggressive litigator
  • J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, cum laude
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Nicholas Zammuto

Attorney in Rockford, IL

An associate attorney working out of his hometown and the firm's office in Rockford, IL, Nick Zammuto, is committed to the relentless pursuit of justice. His forward-thinking approach has positioned him as a rising star in the legal profession, with the ingenuity, acumen, and passion to reshape the landscape of law. 

Nick is an early adopter of and advocates for using cutting-edge legal technology, leveraging technology and data analytics to provide innovative solutions to clients. With his work on the intersection between law and technology, Nick has proven to be a visionary, garnering attention within and outside the legal community. With his blend of legal expertise and technological innovation, he is in a position to impact the legal profession for many years.

After graduating from the Honors Program at Augustana College with a B.A. in political science and philosophy, Nick pursued his legal education at the University of Iowa College of Law, where he served as a writer and editor for the highly ranked Journal of Corporation Law. While in that role, he focused his writing and research on litigating problematic exclusions to life insurance policies. Upon entering the legal profession, he joined a reputable litigation firm in Eastern Iowa, focusing his practice on business matters, ranging from multi-million-dollar contract disputes to simple asset purchase agreements, and earning recognition as a formidable legal talent.

Beyond his professional achievements, Nick is committed to pro bono work and community engagement. He actively participates in initiatives to increase access to legal services for underprivileged individuals.



J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, cum laude

B.A. (Honors Program), Augustana College, B.A. Political Science and Philosophy, summa cum laude

Licensure(s) and Admission(s)

State Courts of Illinois

State Courts of Iowa

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

DRI Organization of Defense Attorneys

Illinois State Bar Association

Iowa Defense Counsel Association

Iowa State Bar Association

Winnebago County Bar Association

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