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Three Associates Join Tonkon Torp

October 5, 2016
Tonkon Torp LLP has hired three new associates. Stephanie Grant and Will Gent have joined the Litigation Department, and Samuel Fullhart joins the Business Department.
Grant, who graduated first in her class from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2015, served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe, at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit for the past year. At Lewis & Clark Law School, she was an Associate Editor of Environmental Law and inducted into the Cornelius Honor Society. During law school, Stephanie worked as a summer associate at Tonkon Torp for two consecutive years, and as a law clerk with the U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Enforcement Section, in Washington, D.C.
Gent graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2016, where he was Executive Editor of the Oregon Law Review. During law school, the Eugene, Oregon native was a fellow in the Wayne Morse Center for Law & Politics and received the Governor Paul Patterson Memorial Fellowship for his commitment to civic involvement. Gent served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Michael J. McShane, United States District Judge for the District of Oregon, and also as a law clerk in the Civil Litigation Section of the Oregon Department of Justice's Trial Division.
Fullhart, who hails from Sisters, Oregon, graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2016, where he was an Associate Editor for the Journal of Law and Social Change and a student teacher for several middle schools in Philadelphia. During law school, Fullhart worked as a summer associate for Tonkon Torp, and as a summer intern for the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law in Philadelphia. Fullhart also interned for U.S. House Representative Greg Walden.
"Tonkon Torp is pleased that these accomplished young attorneys have accepted our invitation to join our firm," said Darcy Norville, Managing Partner. "We feel privileged that our team has the opportunity to mentor these promising professionals as they progress in their careers."