Reuben J. Ortega

I have always been an entrepreneurial-minded attorney and have always wanted to focus on bridging the gap between practical business answers and legal compliance. My experience, education, and personality has provided me the opportunities to develop into a business adviser who is equipped to navigate complex legal hurdles as well as make tough strategic business…

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Devin O’Donnell

Devin is an attorney with Gravis Law working out of our Whitefish, Montana office. Devin was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, but his family has resided in the Flathead Valley for multiple generations. Devin attended Oregon State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He moved on to obtain his…

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Jeffrey M. Heutmaker

Jeffrey M. Heutmaker has 31 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and early stage businesses in a variety of industries, including software development, biotechnology, medical and dental devices, manufacturing, power sports, agriculture, internet commerce and infrastructure, retail services and energy, including projects in wind power, biodiesel and biomass processing. He assists early stage businesses with…

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Jill M. Williamson

Jill Williamson is the Senior Attorney in the Seattle offices of the Corporate Transactions Group of Gravis Law, PLLC. Jill brings a breadth of experience and a practical business-oriented approach to her work, which focuses on helping entrepreneurs and leaders of established businesses maximize shareholder value growth while minimizing legal risks. She acts as an…

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Paul H. Beattie

Education: University of Michigan, J.D. with Honors (top 10% of class) University of Chicago, Graduate Work, Medical Immunology University of Chicago, B.A., Molecular and Cellular Biology,(“Minor” concentration in Classical Philosophy), with Honors (top 10%of class) Paul Beattie is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer with over 80 victories and a 90% success rate in trials…

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Richard Forman

Rick is a senior attorney for Gravis Law. Rick joins Gravis with more than 30 years’ experience in law and business. Rick earned his law degree from NYU School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar. After law school, Rick worked for a Wall…

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Joshua Bam

Joshua Bam is a native South African who began his career at the Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions before moving into private practice in Seattle and Tri-Cities, Washington. Josh has closed private equity deals by working with companies to propose SAFE, debt, or other equity instruments to raise funds under 506 or…

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Neal G. Taylor

Neal Taylor’s focus is on helping entrepreneurs and leaders of established businesses maximize shareholder value growth while minimizing legal risks. He has thirty-five years of starting, growing, funding, developing and selling early to mid-stage companies since becoming an active member of the Washington State Bar in the 1980’s. The cornerstone of Taylor’s contribution is his…

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Dalton Cannon

Dalton Cannon is a Law Clerk at Gravis Law in Richland. Dalton is a Tri-Cities local and he graduated high-school from Kiona-Benton High School in Benton City in 2012 at the same time he received his Associates Degree from Columbia Basin College. Dalton then left the U.S. for Santiago de Chile, where he became conversationally…

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Brett Spooner

Brett Spooner is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Partner of Gravis Law, PLLC, a National Law Firm with headquarters in Richland, Washington. On a day-to-day basis Brett runs Gravis Law and dedicates much of his free time to the growth and expansion of small businesses and the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Tri-Cities. As…

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