In every issue of
Defense Update, we highlight a young lawyer. This issue, we get to know Marshall Tuttle, Peddicord Wharton Law Firm in West Des Moines, Iowa:
Marshall was born and raised in Sioux City, Iowa, where he also attended Morningside College. He played football for Morningside, earning NAIA All-American honors and the Great Plains Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year award. He graduated with degrees in history and political science. After college, he worked with first-generation high school students through the governmentfunded TRiO program as an Educational Talent Search Advisor before attending Drake University Law School. While in law school, Marshall was the Student Bar Association President and received the Timothy N. Carlucci and Martin Tollefson awards for outstanding leadership, civility, and professionalism in his dealings with fellow students and others in the law profession. He is currently an associate attorney at Peddicord Wharton in West Des Moines, Iowa, and primarily practices in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury.