As a litigator, Sarah represented business clients in a wide range of matters, including breach of contract, shareholder disputes, and products liability. In addition, Sarah has experience working on agency rule challenges, agency appeals, and various other administrative law matters.
Prior to joining Tonkon Torp, Sarah was an Assistant Attorney General in the Oregon Department of Justice, where she worked in both the Appellate Division and the Attorney General's Office. Sarah served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable David Schuman of the Oregon Court of Appeals and an extern to the Honorable Ann Aiken in the Federal District Court of Oregon, Eugene. As a law student, Sarah was a fellow in the Wayne Morse Center of Law & Politics and managing editor of the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation.
Tonkon Torp Obtains First-of-its-Kind Site Certificate for Oregon Wind Facility
After obtaining land rights for a 500 megawatt wind energy facility, Tonkon Torp helped Wheatridge file and process the first wind energy project presented to the Siting Council without a specific transmission corridor identified. Find details and more featured cases here.
Tonkon Torp Obtains Oregon Supreme Court Victory for ACLU
Tonkon Torp attorneys Steven Wilker, Sarah Einowski and Gwen Griffith, working on behalf of the ACLU of Oregon, won a large victory in the Oregon Supreme Court that strengthens the public's right to records. Find details and more featured cases here.
Tonkon Torp Completes Successful Arbitration for Owners of Closely Held Business
In December 2015, Tonkon Torp closed a swift and successful arbitration to enforce payment owed to its clients, family members who founded and grew a successful business in the Northwest. In 2012, the clients had worked with Tonkon Torp to sell the company to a large, billion-dollar national entity.
Community Involvement & Activities
ACLU of Oregon Lawyers Committee
Board of Directors
University of Oregon Law Student Alumni Association
Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court
Executive Committee, At-Large Member
Portland Business Alliance
Leadership Portland Class of 2020
Classroom Law Project
Jefferson High School Mock Trial Team - Volunteer, Former Coach
Oregon Women Lawyers
Owen Panner Inn of Court
Sarah Einowski Joins Portland YouthBuilders Board of Directors
31 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2019 Super Lawyers Lists
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 ACLU Liberty Dinner
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 OLSPIF Auction
Tonkon Torp Proud to Make a Strike for Diversity
Sarah Einowski Recognized by OSB for Pro Bono Contribution
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Share Magical Estate Planning Lessons from the World of Harry Potter
Tonkon Torp Hosts Owen M. Panner Inn of Court Orientation
Publications & Presentations
"Feel Safe About Your Inherited Retirement Accounts – Understanding The SECURE Act of 2019," Financial Planning Association of Oregon & Southwest Washington, March 2020
”Building a Legacy to Span Generations: Estate Planning 101,” October 2018
"The Art of the Possible: Harnessing Innovation and Creativity to Unlock Professional Potential," University of Oregon Innovation Summit, October 2017
Recent Case Notes – Constitutional Law, The Verdict, 2015 – Issue 1