Serving Suffolk County & the East End of Long Island
Southampton, East Hampton, Southold, Riverhead,
Shelter Island, and Brookhaven
When you're looking for a committed attorney to represent you for a case, or a caring mediator that has nothing but your best interests in mind, turn to Carolyn Zenk, Attorney at Law. She has been practicing law for over 30 years, and has managed her own law firm for over 15 years. Her main focus is environmental law, natural resources law, and municipal law. She also has a strong focus in mediation and family law.
Certification in mediation from Touro Law School
Juris doctor degree from the University of Oregon’s School of Law – 1987
Ocean and Coastal Law Program Graduate – 1987
Ocean and Coastal Law Program Certificate
Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program Graduate – 1987
Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program Certificate
Director, Pacific Northwest Natural Resources Clinic – 1986
B.A. in Biology and in English from Colgate University – 1980
Former Vice President Al Gore’s Champion of the Environment award
Outstanding Young Woman of the Year award
Local Hero "Long Island Monthly Magazine"
Proclamation for Outstanding Community Service - Suffolk County Legislature
Colgate Alumni Memorial Scholarship – received 4 years for leadership, scholarship, and athleticism
"In the last election, the people hired a gunslinger to fight such [political] nonsense. Her name is Carolyn Zenk, and she's their Shane...[S]he's smart, she's dedicated, and she's not going away. Carolyn Zenk is a precious asset to our Town at a crucial time in its history. [Other Town Board members should] take advantage of the strengths she has."
- Quote from "The Zenk Factor" Southampton Press, by reporter Reynolds Dodson
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Law firm owner & manager – 1998 to present – over 15 years
Municipal experience, Southampton Town Board Member – 2000 to 2003, 4 years
General Counsel with nonprofit environmental agency – Group for the East End - 1988 to 1998. 10 years full-time counsel
Environmental Analyst and Planner – 1980 to 1984
Chairman, Environment and Energy Committee for Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy
Chairman of Committee to protect the Long Pond Greenbelt
Chairman, East End Solid Waste Action Management Committee
Assemblyman Fred Thiele’s Law Clerk - 1985
"Dear Ms. Zenk, You are the shining light in the darkness of political and self-interest in the appalling Southampton [Town] Board. I just want to say, "Keep the Faith!" You have more support than you may know."
- Citizen Ruth
Mediate don’t litigate. Save time, money and relationships!
EAST END's leading Environmental Attorney and Advocate for over 25 years
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