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Sherrill Corbett and Jessica Morgan Lead M&A Panel for Oregon Cannabis Association
Tonkon Torp partners Sherrill Corbett and Jessica Morgan led a panel discussion on M&A in the cannabis industry at the Oregon Cannabis Association member happy hour. Tapping into their experience of helping clients sell or seek investment in a…
Steven Wilker Discusses Religious Displays on Public Land for Portland Humanists
On January 12, Tonkon Torp partner Steven Wilker led a discussion for the Humanists of Greater Portland about the state of the law regarding religious displays on public lands.
Gwen Griffith Presents to Oregon Society of CPAs on Oregon Tax Court Cases
Gwen Griffith presented at the annual State and Local Tax Conference sponsored by the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants. Her presentation focused on the 2019 cases decided by the Oregon Tax Court, in both the Magistrate and Regular…
Tonkon Torp Welcomes Attorney Karen Hobson to Estate Planning Group
Karen Hobson has joined the Estate Planning Practice Group at Tonkon Torp. Hobson comes to Tonkon Torp from Lane Powell, PC.
Kimberlee Stafford Elected Chair of The Street Trust Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp partner Kimberlee Stafford has been elected as Chair of the Board of Directors for The Street Trust. The Street Trust is a nonprofit organization that promotes community partnerships to improve public transit, walking and bicycling…
Janet Neuman Honored by the OSB Environmental and Natural Resources Section
The Oregon State Bar Environmental and Natural Resources Section honored Tonkon Torp attorney Jan Neuman with the 2019 ENR Section Award. Among the many accomplishments Jan has achieved in the area of water and environmental law, the Executive…
Parna Mehrbani Addresses Imposter Syndrome with Lewis & Clark Law Students
Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani was the featured speaker at a Lewis & Clark Law School presentation co-sponsored by the school’s Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
Tonkon Torp Named as One of Oregon’s Most Admired Law Firms
Tonkon Torp is proud to be named as one of Oregon’s most admired law firms in the 2019 “Most Admired Companies” survey published by the Portland Business Journal. Each year, the Business Journal invites thousands of Oregon CEOs to complete a survey…
Parna Mehrbani Previews California Consumer Privacy Act for OSB Business Law Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Parna Mehrbani spoke at a CLE hosted by the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section in Eugene. The discussion was focused on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect on January 1, 2020.
Ron Greenman Receives 2019 James B. Castles Leadership Award
Tonkon Torp partner Ron Greenman has received the 2019 James B. Castles Leadership Award from the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section.
Steven Wilker and Meg Houlihan Honored with OSB President’s Award
Tonkon Torp attorneys Steven Wilker and Meg Houlihan were presented with the 2019 Oregon State Bar (OSB) President's Special Award of Appreciation.
Parna Mehrbani Named Woman of Vision by Daily Journal of Commerce
Tonkon Torp attorney Parna Mehrbani has been named by the Daily Journal of Commerce as a 2019 Woman of Vision. Parna was honored among 44 women, from such industries as architecture, engineering, construction, and fields related to building.
Anna Sortun Confirmed to Oregon Government Ethics Commission
On November 20, the Oregon State Senate approved Governor Kate Brown’s appointment of Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun to serve as a Commissioner on the Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OGEC).
Steven Wilker Receives Inaugural Don H. Marmaduke Pro Bono Service Award
Tonkon Torp presented the inaugural Don H. Marmaduke Pro Bono Service Award to attorney Steven Wilker at its annual retreat. The Pro Bono Committee chose Steven as the first recipient of the award in recognition of the hundreds of hours he has…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Forum on Courage for Women Business Leaders
Tonkon Torp co-hosted “Start with Courage,” an event for women entrepreneurs, with KeyBank and Geffen Mesher. The annual event, which was emceed by Tonkon Torp Partner Anna Sortun, was attended by over 150 women who hold founder and leadership…
Gwen Griffith Talks Capital Accounts at IRS/Practitioners Forum
Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith presented at the October 31, 2019 IRS/Practitioners Forum program hosted by the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section, the Oregon Society of CPAs, and the IRS.
Parna Mehrbani Covers Professionalism with the Deschutes County Bar Association
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani spoke to members of the Deschutes County Bar Association on the topic of professionalism.
Rachel Atchison and Michael Millender Review Opportunity Zones for OSB Securities Regulation Section
Rachel Atchison and Michael Millender provided an overview of Opportunity Zone tax incentives at the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section Annual Meeting.
Pallanch and Forman Discuss Patchwork CBD Regulations for PBJ Thought Leadership Podcast
Tonkon Torp attorneys Christopher Pallanch and David Forman are featured guests on the October 22 episode of the Portland Business Journal’s Thought Leadership Podcast. Their episode explores the complicated regulatory landscape of cannabidiol (CBD…