Tim’s practice includes Chapter 11 corporate reorganizations, workouts, debtor‑creditor law, commercial litigation, and general business matters. He has provided a wide range of services to clients across a broad spectrum of industries. He has substantial experience representing Chapter 11 debtors‑in‑possession, creditors committees, secured and unsecured creditors, and enterprises seeking to acquire assets.
Tim has been counsel for the debtor or committee counsel in some of the most significant commercial and business bankruptcy cases filed in Oregon and Southwest Washington. He focuses on the development of efficient strategies that will allow his clients to achieve their goals efficiently and economically. He is Co-Chair of Tonkon Torp’s Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights Practice Group and a member of the Turnaround Management Association. He is admitted to practice in Oregon, Washington, and in the federal court for the Northern District of California.
Featured Representative Matters
In re Stayton SW Assisted Living, L.L.C. (the Consolidated Sunwest Related Entities)
In re Renaissance Custom Homes LLC
In re HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc.
In re Christensen Shipyards, Ltd.
In re Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation
In re Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
In re Town & Country Center, LLC
Representation of Accountant
Representation of Shopping Center Developer
Tonkon Torp-Led Sale of NORPAC Foods, Inc. Named Global 2020 M&A Deal of the Year
The Tonkon Torp-led sale of NORPAC Foods, Inc. has been named an M&A Deal of the Year ($100MM-$250MM) in the 19th Annual M&A Advisor Awards, which selects the finest deals and professionals within the global M&A and Turnaround industry annually.
Multnomah Bar Association
Christian Legal Society
American Inns of Court
Best Lawyers in America® Includes 53 Tonkon Torp Attorneys on 2022 List
26 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2021 Super Lawyers Lists
Tim Conway and Ava Schoen Discuss Bankruptcy During COVID-19
To Sell or Not To Sell: M&A Prospects in Late 2020 and Beyond
Best Lawyers in America® Includes 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys on 2021 List
26 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2020 Super Lawyers Lists
Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn Portland Lawyer of the Year Honor
2020 List for Best Lawyers in America® Includes 48 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
31 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2019 Super Lawyers Lists
Tim Conway Speaks at 32nd Annual NW Bankruptcy Institute
Publications & Presentations
"What You Should Know About Business Bankruptcy in the Time of COVID-19," Current Developments in Business Law Seminar, Oregon State Bar, November 2020
Panelist, "To Sell or Not To Sell: M&A Prospects in Late 2020 and Beyond," October 2020
Panelist, "Commercial Real Estate and Coronavirus – What to Do Now, What to Do Next," April 2020
Panelist, "363 Sales: Pertinent Issues and Alternatives," 32nd Annual NW Bankruptcy Institute, Oregon and Washington State Bar Credit Debtor Sections, April 2019
"Be Alert When Buying a ‘Troubled’ Company," Daily Journal of Commerce, December 2013
"Chapter 11 Filings Are Down, but Not, Unfortunately, Out," Portland Business Journal, April 2013
Panelist, "When Disaster Strikes in Chapter 11: Administrative Insolvency, Structured Dismissal and Other Issues," 26th Annual NW Bankruptcy Institute, Oregon and Washington State Bar Credit Debtor Sections, April 2013