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Tonkon Torp Litigation Practice Earns Highest Rating from Chambers USA

June 25, 2012

The Litigation Practice at Tonkon Torp has earned top tier ranking in the newly released Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2012 edition. Rankings are based on thousands of peer reviews, client assessments and other data.

Chambers USA describes Tonkon Torp as "a Pacific Northwest powerhouse" esteemed by the business and legal communities in Oregon and beyond. Regarding the Litigation Practice Group, Chambers says, "The team has an imposing bench of highly accomplished and experienced lawyers, and between them they have the expertise and resources to bring almost any matter to a more than satisfactory conclusion."

Tonkon Torp's 35-person Litigation Department handles antitrust and trade regulations, commercial and contract disputes, constitutional law disputes, corporate and securities litigation, debtor and creditor issues, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, environmental and land use matters.

In addition to naming the firm's litigation practice in the top tier, Chambers 2012 named commercial litigators William F. Martson, Jr., Daniel H. Skerritt and Jon P. Stride leaders in their field. They are three of 20 Tonkon Torp attorneys cited by Chambers for excellence in various areas of practice. The mid-sized firm, located in Portland, Oregon, serves clients throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

"Commercial litigation has always been a core competency at Tonkon Torp and we have had the good fortune to work with some of the largest companies in the region on very complex matters," says Michael M. Morgan, managing partner. "As we continue to grow the depth of our practice, it is gratifying to know that our peers and clients appreciate the quality of our work."