We also provide comprehensive counsel across all areas of the law to help these essential industries grow and succeed, including:
- Environmental, waste water, air permitting, cleanup, and easement work
- Water rights due diligence
- Agricultural property acquisition and financing
- Business administration and regulatory compliance
- Labor and employment matters
- Corporate finance, including mergers, acquisitions, and public offerings
- Government relations, including advocacy and lobbying at all levels of government
Tonkon Torp Wins Ballot Challenge for Oregon Agriculture Coalition
Tonkon Torp’s Government Solutions Practice Group is celebrating a successful effort on behalf of the Oregon Farm Bureau seeking changes to an Attorney General’s ballot title, caption and summary.
Tonkon Torp Wins Water Law and Boundary Dispute for Jackson County Landowner
Tonkon Torp wrapped 2020 with a complete victory in a complicated and contentious boundary and water law dispute.
Tonkon Torp Wins Dismissal of RICO Claims Attacking Cannabis Industry – First of its Kind in 9th Circuit
Tonkon Torp secured a dismissal of civil RICO claims filed in federal court based on defendants' involvement in an Oregon Medical Marijuana Program grow operation. Four civil RICO cases have been filed this year in Oregon against nearly 300 businesses and individuals engaged in state-authorized cannabis activity.
Tonkon Torp Harvests Victory for Oregon Radish Seed Farmers
Tonkon Torp represented 45 Northwest farmers in a dispute with an East Coast commercial bank over who should receive the proceeds from the sale of the farmers’ radish seed crop. Find details and more featured cases here.
Tonkon Torp and Law Firm Alliance Partner Facilitate Key Technology Merger
Tonkon Torp represented Key Technology in its acquisition of Belgium-based Visys N.V. The deal, valued at approximately $21 million, created a single source of high-performance sorting technologies for food processing and other industrial markets. Find details and more featured cases here.
Successful Business Exit Through Stock Sale
Advised and represented the owners of a hemp processing business in the sale of all issued and outstanding shares of the company to a buyer looking to acquire the operations of the business and related branding.
Acquisition of Organic Herb Farm
Natural Resource Acquisition for Commercial Aquaculture Business
Represented an association of commercial aquaculture businesses in obtaining a reversal of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's proposed denial of Section 401 water quality certification to the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Nationwide Permit 48 for commercial shellfish operations, and in avoiding the need to obtain dredge and fill permits for standard commercial shellfish operations.