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Drew Hagedorn Gives Post-Election Political Forecast to NAIOP
On January 26, Tonkon Torp partner Drew Hagedorn provided a political forecast for NAOIP Oregon, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.
Kate Roth is a Featured Panelist at 2021 ABA Midyear Tax Meeting
On January 26, Tonkon Torp attorney Kate Roth was a featured panelist at the Virtual 2021 Midyear Tax Meeting hosted by the American Bar Association.
Employees Getting Political? Clay Creps Talks Political Speech in the Workplace
Protests in response to political developments and racial injustice remain an active element in cities across the country. Tonkon Torp partner Clay Creps was recently interviewed by the Portland Business Journal about political speech in the…
Robert Koch Elected Chair-Elect of OSB Constitutional Law Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has been elected Chair-Elect of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Constitutional Law Section and appointed as Chair of its CLE subcommittee. He was first appointed to the section in 2020.
Hibpshman and Hunt Appointed to Leadership Roles in State Bar Committees
Attorney Danica Hibpshman was appointed to the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Cannabis Section Nomination Committee in October 2019. The committee convened to review and vote on nominations for the section’s 2021 executive board positions.
Parna Mehrbani Talks Imposter Syndrome for Oregon District Attorneys
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was a panelist in the virtual forum, “Making the Case to Yourself: Identifying and Overcoming Imposter Syndrome,” held on December 18 by the Oregon District Attorneys Association.
Tyler Harkness Accepted into Leadership Portland
Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness was accepted into the 2021 class of Leadership Portland, an annual program offered by the Portland Business Alliance (PBA) to cultivate and develop community leaders. Selection for the program is based on written…
Business Immigration Attorneys Hold Encore of Popular Year-End Employer Briefing
On December 10, Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted an encore presentation of their Annual Immigration Update for employers to review changes and challenges in business…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Speak to Startups at December TiE XL Boot Camp
On December 9, Tonkon Torp attorneys Tyler Harkness, Parna Mehrbani, and Clay Creps were instructors for the virtual TIE XL Boot Camp. The boot camp provides opportunities for a cohort of entrepreneurs to connect with experts in the startup community…
Josh Smith Joins M&A Discussion Hosted by Technology Association of Oregon
On December 2, Tonkon Torp Partner Josh Smith was a featured panelist for the virtual event, M&A Trends and Best Practices – Navigating the New Normal, hosted by the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO).
Tonkon Torp Named as One of Oregon’s Most Admired Law Firms for 2020
Tonkon Torp is proud to be named as one of Oregon’s most admired law firms in the 2020 “Most Admired Companies” survey published by the Portland Business Journal. The firm achieved the number three rank in the survey, which was released on December…
Tonkon Torp Litigators Share Expertise in Oregon Civil Pleading and Litigation Publication
Tonkon Torp litigators have contributed their expertise to a new treatise on civil litigation practice, Oregon Civil Pleading and Litigation.
Haley Morrison Provides L&E Update on ORLA Podcast
Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison was a featured guest on Boiled Down, a podcast hosted by the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association (ORLA). Haley and Anne Hasenstab from Ward Insurance joined ORLA's Greg Astley and Lori Little for a wide-ranging…
Anna Sortun Appointed to Executive Committee of OSB Litigation Section
Tonkon Torp litigation Partner Anna Sortun has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Litigation Section. Her term begins January 1, 2021.
Bob Koch Moderates Annual U.S. Supreme Court Review/Preview for OSB
On November 13, Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Koch moderated the Annual United States Supreme Court Review/Preview hosted by the Oregon State Bar's Constitutional Law Section. The program featured guest speaker Professor Pamela Karlan, one of the nation’s…
Business Immigration Attorneys Host Year-End Employer Briefing
On November 12, Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted their Annual Immigration Update for employers. The briefing covered changes in and challenges for business immigration…
Labor & Employment Attorneys Brief Employers on New OSHA COVID-19 Rules
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group have delivered a series of alerts and webinars to help employers navigate the newly released OSHA COVID-19 Rule. The Rule was adopted on November 6 and went into effect on November 16…
Adam Adkin Shares a “Day in the Life” with WUCL Students
On October 26, Tonkon Torp attorney Adam Adkin participated in a virtual panel hosted by the Business Law Society at the Willamette University College of Law. The “Day in the Life” event gave current law students the opportunity to unpack the daily…