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Tyler Harkness Speaks to PSU Students about ICOs
Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness was a guest speaker for a blockchain seminar offered by Portland State University. Tyler spoke to graduate students about the evolution of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and related federal and state securities laws…
Environmental & Natural Resources Group Organizes SOLVE IT Earth Day Cleanup Project
Jeanette Schuster, Janet Neuman, and Elizabeth Goodman volunteered during the 30th annual statewide SOLVE IT for Earth Day cleanup initiative.
Parna Mehrbani Speaks at Portland Women in Leadership Symposium
Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani was a featured panelist at the 2019 Portland Women in Leadership Symposium held on March 28. The event, “Center Stage: Standing Out & Speaking Up,” highlighted six women leaders from a cross section of professions…
David Forman Discusses Mergers & Acquisitions for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney David Forman was featured in the latest “Thought Leader Forum” supplement published by the Portland Business Journal. The Thought Leader Forum focused on the topic of Mergers & Acquisitions and included a profile of David as well…
Janet Neuman Joins Oregon State Parks Foundation Board of Trustees
Tonkon Torp attorney Janet Neuman has joined the Board of Trustees for the Oregon State Parks Foundation
Justin Denton Leads Session on Shareholder Agreement for OSU
Tonkon Torp attorney Justin Denton led a session on shareholder agreements at the April 11 "Family Business 360" breakfast event, hosted by the Austin Family Business Program of Oregon State University. Justin shared how a family business can use…
Chambers USA Names 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys in 2019 Ranking
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 23 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas in its 2019 USA Guide.
Tyler Harkness Explores ICOs and Blockchain’s Impact on Venture Capital Financing at TechFest NW
Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness was featured on two panels during TechFest NW, which was held at Portland State University (PSU).
Anna Sortun Shares Experience with Closely Held Business Disputes at OSB CLE
Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun spoke at the OSB Business Litigation Section CLE on March 20. Anna joined a panel that explored disputes among owners of closely held businesses, which often means navigating litigation between family members or former…
Parna Mehrbani Speaks about Copyright in the Craft Industry
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani spoke to members of the Tigard Knitting Guild about how copyright protects the livelihood of craft designers.
Serial Entrepreneur Genevieve LeMarchal Leads April Tonkon Talk
Genevieve LeMarchal, one of the founders of XXcelerate Fund, was the featured guest at the April 3 Tonkon Talk.
Tim Conway Speaks at 32nd Annual NW Bankruptcy Institute
Tonkon Torp partner Tim Conway spoke at the 32nd Annual NW Bankruptcy Institute.
Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach Host Employer Briefing on California Consumer Privacy Act
On March 14, Tonkon Torp attorneys Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach hosted an introduction to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect on January 1, 2020.
Blerina Kotori Participates in OEN “Ask the Attorney” PubTalk
On March 13, Tonkon Torp employment law partner Blerina Kotori was a panelist at the “Ask the Attorney” PubTalk hosted by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network.
Dan Skerritt Advocates for Limits on Depositions in Litigation Journal Article
Tonkon Torp litigator Dan Skerritt has an article published in the Winter 2019 issue of the American Bar Association's Litigation Journal. In the article, "Why Not Trials Instead of Depositions?," Dan argues that limiting the use of depositions is…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Provide Legal Overview at TiE XL Bootcamp
On March 4, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services and Labor & Employment practice groups spoke to Oregon startups participating in the TiE Oregon XL Bootcamp.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Oregon Equal Pay Act Briefings
In March, employment law attorneys Kristin Bremer Moore and Lindsay Reynolds hosted two briefings on the Oregon Equal Pay Act, which largely took effect on January 1. The events were held to help Portland employers understand the key provisions of…
Stephanie Grant Joins Girls Build Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Stephanie Grant has joined the Board of Directors of Girls Build. Girls Build offers summer camps in several Oregon communities for girls eight to 14 years old, focusing on building confidence through learning the basics of…
Robert Koch Named District of Oregon Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has been selected to serve a three-year term as a Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative for the District of Oregon. Tonkon Torp nominated Koch for the position to the Honorable Michael W. Mosman, Chief Judge of the U.S…