Frank C. Zonars

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.5638
Fax 614.719.4682

Practice Areas



Bar & Court Admissions

Judicial Clerkships

Frank is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the corporate and business organizations group. 

Frank’s practice focuses on advising privately owned companies in sophisticated merger and acquisition, joint venture, venture capital and private equity transactions.  Frank also counsels clients in general business matters including the formation of business entities and the drafting and negotiation of business contracts and commercial agreements.  Frank also counsels public companies in public-private M&A transactions, joint ventures, commercial agreements and commercial contracting matters.

Frank is an active legal voice in the esports industry. Frank works with esports teams, companies interested in using sponsorships to reach esports audiences, and other established and startup companies in the esports and gaming industries. Contact Frank for more information about the legal services Vorys can provide to esports and gaming companies and sponsors.

Frank represents large privately held companies, family offices, startup companies and entrepreneurs, private equity firms and their portfolio companies in numerous industries including esports, specialty manufacturing, industrial services, technology, retail gas and convenience stores, commercial real estate services, financial services, automotive services, retail, restaurants, medical practices and franchisors/franchisees.

Frank received his J.D. magna cum laude from Boston College Law School, where he was an editor for the Boston College Law Review, a member of the National Moot Court team and a member of the student government.  Frank earned his B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago and attended St. Charles Preparatory high school.  Prior to joining Vorys, Frank served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roslynn R. Mauskopf in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and a summer associate lawyer at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston.

Frank is an active member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral and supports the fundraising efforts of the Community Shelter Board, North Market Development Authority and Columbus Museum of Art.

Notable experiences include:

Strategic and Financial M&A and Joint Ventures

Emerging Companies and Venture Capital

Esports and Gaming

Professional and Community Activities