Zinn has served as an attorney with Fila USA, in Sparks; Venable, in Baltimore; Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, in Boston; ViPS, in Towson, where he created a legal department; and Saul Ewing, in Baltimore.
Much of his experience has been with intellectual property issues and high-technology startups.
Zinn is on the board of Moveable Feast, where he volunteers in the kitchen and delivers food to those in need in Baltimore, and he has worked with the Maryland chapter of the Association for Corporate Counsel.
Barcoding Inc. is a national systems integrator, specializing in the development, deployment and management of supply chain and mobility systems based on automated data capture and wireless technology.
Education: Swarthmore College, and American University Washington College of Law. Otherwise I try to learn something new every day.
Resides in: Rodgers Forge
Daily commute: Painful, but compared to others’, not so bad. Starbucks and ESPN radio get me through.
Most recent vacation: Hiking in New Mexico — lots of delicious regional foods and a second summit of Wheeler Peak, the highest mountain in that state (over 13,000 feet).
Hobbies: Running, hiking, analyzing my children’s baseball statistics.
Favorite books: “Class”by Paul Fussell, “Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card, and “John Adams” by David McCullough.
Most recently read: “Snuff” by Chuck Palahniuk, “Port Mortuary” by Patricia Cornwell, and the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins.
Favorite foods: Drunken noodles at Thai One On. Homemade roasted stuffed poblanos. Jalapeno poppers.
Favorite quotation: “There comes a time when you’d best get busy living, get busy dying.”— Red (portrayed by Morgan Freeman) in “The Shawshank Redemption.”