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Twelve Tonkon Torp Partners listed in Best Lawyers in America

January 24, 2005

Firm Outperforms Many Others in Region

Portland, Oregon - Tonkon Torp LLP cemented its reputation as a leading Portland firm with twelve partners recognized in Woodward/White Inc.'s The Best Lawyers in America® 2005-2006. Nine of these were listed for the tenth time in the publication's eleven issue history.

"We're pleased to see an independent, respected publication such as Best Lawyers recognize our outstanding talent," said Jon P. Stride, chair of the managing board of Tonkon Torp. "We lead Portland by number of lawyers in the Corporate, M&A and Securities and Financial Institutions areas; and have the only lawyer in Oregon recognized in the Immigration area. Particularly impressive is that we outperformed most of the larger firms in Portland with 18 percent of our lawyers listed."

Best Lawyers recognized these Tonkon Torp partners and practices:

Corporate, M&A and Securities Law
Brian G. Booth
Ronald L. Greenman
George C. Spencer
Kenneth D. Stephens

Financial Institutions and Transactions Law
Bruce G. Berning
Carol Dey Hibbs
Kenneth D. Stephens

Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Albert N. Kennedy

Business Litigation
William F. Martson, Jr

Immigration
Turid L. Owren

Public Utility Law
Michael M. Morgan

Real Estate Law
Joseph S. Voboril

Trusts & Estates
John H. Rosenfeld

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