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13 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn National Recognition for Excellence in Business Law

July 6, 2009
Thirteen Tonkon Torp attorneys were selected for the 2009 edition of Chambers USA ® America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The prestigious reference directory conducts client and professional peer interviews to identify leading lawyers based on technical legal ability, professional conduct and client service.

Eleven of the Tonkon Torp lawyers have been acknowledged previously by Chambers. New to the list this year are Vicki A. Ballou, who heads the firm's intellectual property practice group, and Robert Carey, who leads the labor and employment practice group. Brian Booth, one of the firm's founding partners, was recognized by Chambers as a Senior Statesmen of the profession.

In addition, Tonkon Torp was ranked as one of the top firms in Oregon for merger and acquisition, commercial litigation, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment and real estate law.

These Tonkon Torp partners and practice areas are recognized in the newly released 2009 guide:

Corporate, Merger & Acquisition Law
Brian G. Booth
Sherrill A. Corbett
Ronald L. Greenman
Carol Dey Hibbs
Thomas P. Palmer
Kenneth D. Stephens

Litigation: General Commercial Law
William F. Martson Jr.
Daniel H. Skerritt

Real Estate
Jeffrey H. Keeney
Joseph S. Voboril

Max M. Miller, Jr.

Intellectual Property
Vicki A. Ballou

Labor and Employment
Robert Carey
    "Earning recognition for excellence by peers and clients is a great compliment to the attorneys named here," said Michael M. Morgan, Tonkon Torp's managing partner. "We have consciously built a firm of results-oriented people who love to apply their creativity and experience to providing highest quality legal and business advice."

    About Chambers & Partners USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers®
    Chambers USA, the London-based publisher of respected legal directories, releases its rankings annually after conducting client and professional peer interviews nationwide.