Jul 19, 2017
Big Changes for Large Employers: Oregon Legislature Passes Fair Work Week Act
Jul 17, 2017
Tonkon Torp Attorney Robyn Ridler Aoyagi Appointed to Oregon Court of Appeals
Jul 11, 2017
28 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2017 Super Lawyers Lists
Jul 10, 2017
Tonkon Torp Briefs Employers on Worksite Enforcement and I-9 Issues
Jun 30, 2017
Anna Sortun Recognized as One of Portland’s Forty Under 40
Jun 28, 2017
Jeanette Schuster Moderates Panel on Stormwater Enforcement Issues
Jun 27, 2017
Pallanch Provides Social Media and GPS Evidence Strategies
Jun 26, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Allows Travel Ban to Go Into Effect, With Limitations
Jun 21, 2017
Jessica Morgan Discusses Investment Trends at Oregon Angel Fund
Jun 20, 2017
Melina LaMorticella Moderates Panel on Business Immigration in the Healthcare Industry
Jun 19, 2017
Tonkon Torp Names Pallanch and Morgan as Co-Chairs for Financial Services & Investment Management...
Jun 16, 2017
Bremer Moore Leads Training for Nonprofits on Worker Classification and Wages
Jun 15, 2017
Tonkon Talk Reviews Funding Options for Startups
Jun 14, 2017
Alan Perkins Participates in National AILA Seminar on New H-1B Guidance
Jun 13, 2017
Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 – What Should Employers Be Doing Now?
Jun 12, 2017
Darcy Norville Joins Board of Directors of the Campaign for Equal Justice
Jun 09, 2017
U.S. Department of Labor to Increase Enforcement of H-1B and Other Visa Programs
Jun 08, 2017
Beware Environmental Regulations Lurking in Local Codes – Such as the Wellhead Protection Program
Jun 02, 2017
Trump Administration Appeals Decision on Trump "Travel Ban #2" to U.S. Supreme Court
May 31, 2017
Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Hosts CLE for In-House Counsel
May 30, 2017
Oregon House Passes Hidden Property Tax Increase
May 26, 2017
Shouka Rezvani Attends National Conference for Tax-Exempt Organizations in Washington, D. C.
May 25, 2017
Jeff Cronn Covers Business Transitions for Closely Held Businesses
May 24, 2017
Michael Willes Joins Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation Board
May 17, 2017
Gwen Griffith Honored with Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award of Merit
Jun 29, 2017
Immigration Breakfast Briefing - Worksite Enforcement, I-9 Audits, and Compliance Best Practices
Jun 07, 2017
Nonprofit Program & Happy Hour
Jun 07, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Crowdfunding and Capital-Raising Update
May 24, 2017
Environmental & Natural Resources Consultants Party!
May 04, 2017
2017 Labor & Employment Law Seminar
May 03, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Building a Healthy Startup: Avoiding Common Founder's Mistakes
Apr 06, 2017
Tonkon Torp 2017 Litigation Department Spring Party
Apr 05, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Preparing for Investor Due Diligence
Mar 01, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Independent Contractors & Non-Competition Agreements
Feb 15, 2017
2017 H-1B Cap Breakfast Briefing and Executive Orders Update
Feb 01, 2017
A Party in the Pearl!
Feb 01, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Business Immigration 101
Jan 04, 2017
Tonkon Talks - Incentive Compensation
Dec 07, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Convertible Notes - Pleasures & Pitfalls
Nov 16, 2016
Immigration Update - Prepare for 2017!
Nov 02, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Demystifying the Cap Table
Oct 27, 2016
Environmental and Natural Resources Fall Party
Oct 05, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Commercial and Cyber Insurance
Sep 29, 2016
Welcome Brenda Meltebeke!
Sep 07, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Business Contracts 102 for Startups
Aug 03, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Employment Law Q&A
Jun 01, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Business Law 101 for Makers
May 12, 2016
2016 Labor & Employment Law Seminar
May 04, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Shaking the Tree: Capital-Raising Strategies for 2016
Apr 14, 2016
Tonkon Torp 2016 Litigation Department Spring Party
Apr 06, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Website Law for Start-Ups
Mar 16, 2016
To Be or Not to Be an Equity Crowdfunding Portal?
Mar 02, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Employee Handbooks for Start-Ups
Feb 04, 2016
A Women's Party in the Pearl!
Feb 03, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Business Contracts 101 for Start-ups
Jan 29, 2016
H-1B Cap Breakfast Briefing
Jan 06, 2016
Tonkon Talks - Dispute Resolution for Start-ups
Dec 02, 2015
"Pot in the Pearl" - A Tonkon Talk on the Legal Realities of Cannabusiness
Nov 04, 2015
Tonkon Talks - Employment Law for Start-Ups
Oct 21, 2015
Environmental and Natural Resources Party
Oct 07, 2015
Tonkon Talks - Securities Issues for Startups
Sep 25, 2015
Immigration Recordkeeping Breakfast Briefing
Sep 02, 2015
Tonkon Talks - Special Topics in Startup IP
Jul 01, 2015
Tonkon Talks - Funding! Cap Tables! Valuation! Oh my!
May 21, 2015
Labor & Employment Law Seminar
Apr 02, 2015
Tonkon Torp Litigation Department Spring Party
Nov 05, 2014
Buying or Selling a Website, Part 3 of our 3-Part Series on the Lifecycle of a Website
Oct 30, 2014
Dos and Don'ts for M&A Brokers
Oct 16, 2014
Environmental and Natural Resources Party
Oct 14, 2014
Operating Your Website, Part 2 of our 3-Part Series on Website Law
Sep 30, 2014
I Have an Idea! Now What?
Sep 16, 2014
Developing Your Website, Part 1 of our 3-Part Series on Website Law
Jun 11, 2014
Crowdfunding- Where Are We Now? Part 3 of our "Show Me the Money!" Program for Start-Ups and...
Jun 05, 2014
Mix and Mingle with Environmental Consultant and Commercial Real Estate Broker Colleagues
May 28, 2014
Tax Breakfast Briefing - Choice of Entity in Oregon
May 21, 2014
Been There, Done That! Part 2 of our "Show Me the Money!" Programs for Start-Ups and Business...
May 15, 2014
Labor & Employment Seminar
Jul 20, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Kickstarting New Brownfields Development in Portland
Jun 29, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
The Fair-Haired Dumbbell Regulation A+ Offering
Jun 22, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Vancouver Is Not Portland, and That's Just Right
Jun 16, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
"Infrastructure Week" – In Case You Missed It
Jun 08, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Beware Environmental Regulations Lurking in City Codes
Jun 01, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Is All Renewable Energy by 2050 Realistic?
May 26, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Oregon House Passes Hidden Property Tax Increase
May 19, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Forward-Thinking Senior Living Community Blazes Net-Zero Neighborhood Trail
May 11, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Resilient Design: Preparing for Disruption
May 02, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Portland's Commercial Real Estate Boom: Is the End Near?
Apr 24, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Mall Expansion in Beaverton is Taking Off
Apr 18, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Is Property Tax Reform Coming to Oregon?
Apr 12, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
One of the Ways in Which Portland is Not Like Los Angeles
Apr 07, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Industrial Land Boom in Portland Still Can't Keep Up With Demand
Mar 30, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
A Case Study on the Accuracy of Real Market Values on Tax Statements
Mar 23, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Is the Real Market Value on Your Tax Statement Accurate?
Mar 16, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Housecalls Are No Longer a Thing of the Past
Mar 09, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Gunderson Marine Barge Launch—More than Just a Vessel
Mar 02, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Portland Loves Coworking
Feb 23, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
It Doesn’t Take a Weatherman...
Feb 15, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Portland General Electric Wants to Electrify Your Commute
Feb 09, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Downtown Parking Lot Facelift Starts With The Collective
Feb 07, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Mind Your Tail—A Visit to Banfield Pet Hospital's New Corporate Headquarters
Feb 03, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Water, Water Everywhere: Coming Soon to a Legislative Chamber Near You
Jan 30, 2017 - Ear to the Ground
Longview Coal Terminal Follows Footsteps of Other Unsuccessful Fossil Fuel Export Proposals
Why Tonkon?
Community Profiles

M&A and Bioscience Expertise Combine For Client Acquisition

The acquisition of Tonkon Torp client TomegaVax by San Francisco-based Vir Bio marks a significant boon for Oregon’s growing role in the bioscience industry. TomegaVax attracted favorable attention from the VC community for its work in developing vaccine therapies and preventions for major infectious diseases including AIDS, malaria, hepatitis, and tuberculosis. The firm helped form TomegaVax when it spun out of the OHSU research facilities and set up facilities at the Oregon Bioscience Incubator in Portland. Read more...

Why Tonkon?

The foundation of our business is long-term relationships with clients based on trust. Our clients tell us that there is a "Tonkon Experience" that is distinctive. It is an experience characterized by clients trusting that our lawyers will consistently follow certain principles and practices:
  • We will put our clients' interests first.
  • We will treat you and others with respect.
  • We will provide concise and useful advice.
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Marathon Scholars

Following the 9/11 attacks, Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Cronn and his friend and fellow lawyer, Dan Blaufus, brainstormed how to engage their peers and the broader community in an endeavor that would make a positive statement about the future. They determined to tackle the challenge of providing greater opportunity for low-income children to pursue and obtain higher education. Read more ...

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