"Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.”― Rainer Maria Rilke

As a founding Partner at Ball Morse Lowe, Zach has established himself as a go-to professional in oil, gas, and energy law, business, and real estate. With a keen understanding of the importance of time and resources, Zach is dedicated to delivering thoughtful, efficient, and cost-effective solutions to his clients' complex challenges.

Zach has a proven track record of success representing energy companies operating in Oklahoma, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and beyond. He is well-versed in the intricacies of the oil and gas industry and is committed to helping his clients navigate its complexities, ensuring they can move their business forward with confidence.

In addition to his energy expertise, Zach is a skilled attorney in business and real estate matters, including lease negotiations, acquisitions, and divestitures. His clients appreciate his ability to navigate complex transactions and ensure their interests are protected.

Zach is a (recovering) two-time Ironman triathlon finisher, a hack golfer, and an avid fly fisherman. He gratefully serves on the board of Trinity Legal Clinic of Oklahoma, is the Past President of the Oklahoma City Real Property Lawyers Association, and is the past Chairperson of the Real Property Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association.

A native Oklahoman, Zach grew up in Edmond and now lives in Oklahoma City with his wife, Christa (along with two delusional dogs and a conniving cat).

Bar Admissions

North Dakota
U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma



University of Oklahoma College of Law  Norman, Oklahoma

Juris Doctor, 2004

University of Texas  Austin, Texas

B.A. - 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma City Real Property Lawyers Association, Past President
  • Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society
  • Trinity Legal Clinic of Oklahoma, Director
  • Energy and Natural Resources Section; Estate Planning and Probate and Trust Section; and Real Property Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen
  • Tulsa Association of Professional Landmen
  • American Association of Professional Landmen

Service Activities

  • Volunteer for Trinity Legal Clinic of Oklahoma

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