Tonkon Torp LLP has added three associates to its Business Department – Samuel DeBaltzo, Jarell Hunt, and Elizabeth (Betsy) Schultz.
DeBaltzo received his Juris Doctorate in 2017 from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was Associate Editor of the Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review, and President of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. In addition to his work as a summer associate at Tonkon Torp, DeBaltzo served as a student attorney at the Community and Economic Development Clinic in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Prior to law school, the Cleveland, Ohio native worked as an intern with the Office of the Speaker of the House in Washington, D.C.
Hunt, a Portland native, is a 2017 graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School. While still in law school he worked at Tonkon Torp during the summer primarily with financial services and fund clients. Prior to and during law school, Hunt worked for several years at M Holdings Securities, Inc. where he gained insight into the financial services sector and experience with broker dealers, registered investment advisors, and funds.
Schultz graduated summa cum laude from Willamette University College of Law in 2017, where she was a recipient of the President’s Law Scholarship, a member of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, and an editor for the Willamette Law Review. Schultz, who hails from Nu’uanu, Hawai’i, worked as a Tonkon Torp summer associate in both 2015 and 2016, and as an extern for the Washington County Counsel's Office.
“Our three new associates are promising young attorneys who we have been delighted to get to know,” said Darcy Norville, Managing Partner. “We are very happy they have accepted our invitation to join our business department, and we look forward to mentoring them as they build their practices.”