Matt Heldt Joins Blanchet House Emerging Professionals Board

PORTLAND, Ore. (February 23, 2024) Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Matt Heldt has joined the Emerging Professionals Board at Blanchet House, a nonprofit organization that provides clothing, hygiene items, community, and transitional recovery programs to thousands of people every year.

Heldt serves as an ambassador for Blanchet House, working to spread awareness and support of the Blanchet House’s vital mission, while encouraging others, especially young people, to get involved.

“For over 70 years, Blanchet House has been an important part of our community, offering hope and alleviating suffering by offering essential aid to Portlanders in need,” shared Heldt. “Tonkon Torp has an ongoing history with the organization and I am proud to carry on that tradition of service.”

Matt is an associate in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group where he works on litigation matters and offers employers strategy and advice on labor and employment issues. Matt is a magna cum laude graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School.

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