Mark Hoyt JD'92

Lestle J. Sparks Medallion

Mark Hoyt combines service to the legal profession with a commitment to the community of Salem and Willamette University.

A partner in the Salem law firm of Sherman, Sherman, Johnnie & Hoyt, LLP., he represents businesses and individuals in all aspects of complex civil litigation, land development and construction. Beyond his law office, Hoyt is an active volunteer including as a member of  the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Leadership Council, as past-president of the Marion County Bar Association, the Abiqua School Foundation and Illahe Hills Country Club, and as chair-elect of the Mid-Willamette Valley Strategic Economic Development Corporation.

Hoyt has served on the Willamette University Law Board of Visitors since 2003 and is a member of the college’s Leadership Cabinet. An engaged student while at Willamette Law — he served on Law Review, participated in Moot Court and graduated cum laude — Hoyt continues to be an active and dedicated alumnus. He participates in campus events, frequently speaks with students about career opportunities and served as an adjunct professor for the Business Law Clinic.