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Tonkon Torp Wins Top Litigation Honors - Four of Firm's Attorneys Again Identified as Oregon Litigation Stars

September 4, 2012
Tonkon Torp's litigation law practice has once again been honored by clients and peers, this time in Benchmark Litigation, the Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, 2013. Four of the firm's attorneys are singled out as local litigation stars in Oregon: Don H. Marmaduke, William F. Martson, Jr., Daniel H. Skerritt and Jon P. Stride. 
 
Marmaduke, a founding partner of Tonkon Torp, specializes in civil cases before state and federal courts. He has tried more than 250 cases including many jury cases and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers. 
 
Martson also is a founding member of the firm and has tried over 200 cases involving securities and shareholder rights as well as natural resource and environmental based litigation. A past president of the International Society of Barristers, he has been recognized as a leader in commercial litigation law by the nationally trusted directories, Best Lawyers in America® and Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business
 
Skerritt has more than three decades of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation. The National Law Journal named him a top Oregon trial lawyer, he has repeatedly been named to the Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business list, and The Best Lawyers in America® named him a leader in bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Skerritt is the current State Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a fellow in the International Society of Barristers. 
 
Stride represents businesses and individuals in a variety of disputes before state and federal courts, with particular focus on intellectual property and other complex commercial litigation issues. He has served as lead litigation counsel in numerous trade secret, copyright and patent infringement cases. Stride has also been named to Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America lists. 
 
Tonkon Torp's litigation department includes 34 trial lawyers with expertise in virtually every type of business and commercial dispute. Recognized by their peers as some of the foremost practitioners in their fields, Tonkon Torp litigators have been involved in many of the most significant cases in the Pacific Northwest. 
 
Benchmark Litigation provides the general counsel of companies with an analysis of the best commercial litigators in the United States, based upon recommendations by clients and peers.