Barna, Guzy & Steffen LTD. announces the addition of a new associate to our firm.
Thomas R. Wentzell has joined the firm’s Real Estate and Banking Law departments. He will be working closely with attorneys practicing in the firm’s growing Real Estate and Banking areas serving existing clients and enhancing the firm’s ability to serve new areas of the community.
Tom was a law clerk for Barna, Guzy & Steffen’s Business and Employment Law Litigation group from January 2012-April 2013 while he was completing his law degree at University of St. Thomas School of Law. He is returning to the firm from his recent position as a Compliance Analyst at Ameriprise Financial in Minneapolis.
Tom graduated cum laude from University of St. Thomas School of Law in 2013 ranked 18 of 156. He was a recipient of the Dean’s Award (highest grade in class) – Lawyering Skills I, made the Dean’s list and received a President’s Scholarship. Tom earned his Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from St. John’s University in 2007 where he graduated magna cum laude, received All-College Honors and played Varsity football.
He is excited about this new opportunity in his legal career and says, “Coming back to BGS, I am looking forward to helping clients and growing professionally. I am excited and grateful for the opportunity.”