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U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Ranks Tonkon Torp Nationally in Six Practice Areas

November 6, 2012

U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers has released its 2012-2013 edition of the "Best Law Firms" publication and has awarded Portland's Tonkon Torp LLP national ranking for six practice areas and Portland metropolitan area ranking for 38 of its practice areas.    


Earning a Tier 2 national ranking are the firm's Corporate Law and Immigration Law practices.  Jeffrey Cronn leads the firm's Business Department, which provides comprehensive business counsel to Northwest companies of all sizes, from large, publicly traded corporations to closely-held family businesses.  The Immigration Practice Group, led by Turid Owren, works with some of the region's largest manufacturing, healthcare and technology organizations to help them successfully hire and retain foreign workers for U.S. assignments.


Tonkon Torp again earned a Tier 3 national ranking for its Securities/Capital Markets Law and Tax Law practices, and also garnered Tier 3 national rankings for Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement.    


In the metropolitan Portland market, the firm was acknowledged in 38 practice areas:


Portland Tier 1 Rankings

Administrative/Regulatory Law

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Employment Law - Management

Financial Services Regulation Law

Government Relations Practice

Immigration Law

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation

Litigation -- Environmental

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Litigation - Real Estate

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Litigation - Securities

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Real Estate Law

Securities/Capital Markets Law

Securities Regulation

Tax Law

Trusts & Estates Law

Water Law


Portland Tier 2 Rankings

Copyright Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Energy Law

Environmental Law

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions

Non-Profit/Charities Law


Portland Tier 3 Ranking   


Labor Law - Management


Trademark Law


"Best Law Firms" rankings are based on thousands of peer reviews, client assessments and other data.  According to U.S. News, high ranking is based on a combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.  The entire list of 2012-2013 U.S. News rankings is posted at U.S. News - Best Lawyers.