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Zach Lombardo is an associate attorney at Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. He is a Board Certified Specialist in City, County & Local Government Law by The Florida Bar.

Zach’s primary focus is helping public and private clients in a wide variety of land use and local government matters, including strategizing both advocacy for as well as opposition to:

  • comprehensive plan amendments,
  • re-zonings,
  • variances,
  • conditional uses,
  • non-conforming uses, and
  • right-of-way permits.

He frequently appears before the Marco Island Planning Board, the Marco Island City Council, the Collier County Planning Commission, the Collier County Hearing Examiner, and the Board of County Commissioners of Collier County.

Beyond land use, Zach helps public and private clients navigate various local government and environmental matters such as:

  • public records,
  • property tax appeals,
  • bid protests,
  • public contracts,
  • interlocal agreements,
  • floodplain regulations,
  • code enforcement,
  • environmental resource permits,
  • sovereignty land leases, and
  • litigation related to the above.

Zach represents the firm’s various municipal and special district clients.

He is an experienced litigator in state and federal court both at a trial court level and on appeal. In his business matters and contract drafting, Zach focuses on practical solutions.

Active in the community, Zach is a lifelong environmentalist, an Eagle Scout, and is committed to doing what he can to improve the quality of the environment in the Western Everglades. A Southwest Florida native, he enjoys canoeing the waterways of Collier and Lee Counties with his wife and playing the harmonica.

Contact & Links
  • 3200 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 200
    Naples, FL 34103
  • Florida State University, Juris Doctorate, graduated 2015
  • Loyola University New Orleans, B.S., Music Industry Studies, graduated 2012
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, 2015
  • City of Everglades City - City Attorney, City of Everglades City, October 2023 – present
  • The Florida Bar - Environmental and Land Use Section (Executive Council 2021 - 2023); Young Lawyers Division; City, County and Local Government Law Section
  • Collier County Bar Association - Trial Law Section; Young Lawyers Section (President 2022-2023; President-Elect, 2021-2022; Treasurer 2020-2021)
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2016
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2016

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024 for work in:
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Top Lawyer 2023, Government Relations Practice, Naples Illustrated Magazine

  • “Ones to Watch,” The Best Lawyers in America®, Family Law, 2022

  • Selected to 2021 - 2023 Florida Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Top Rated Government Relations Attorney, Super Lawyers Magazine
  • “Ones the Watch,” The Best Lawyers in America®, Land Use & Zoning Law, 2023
  • AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Intellectual Property Law

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