John (Jay) Zenker – Associate

“Jay” joined Hoke LLC after graduating magna cum laude, 3rd in his class, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He was a member of the Law Review, Vice President of the Environmental Law Society, and a tutor for two doctrinal classes. Prior to joining Hoke LLC as a law clerk for his 3L year, Jay also served as a legal intern with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Illinois Attorney General’s Opinions Bureau. Jay has also worked for five years in the financial community as a sales & account representative for Bloomberg LP in New York City, covering accounts in both the United States and eastern Canada. He has experience with the not-for-profit world and freelance writing, not to mention a lifetime of reading and writing about U.S. history, philosophy, and music.