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Parna Mehrbani Presents the Case for a Diverse Workforce

Partner Parna Mehrbani was the closing speaker at Tonkon Torp’s Annual Labor & Employment Event, held virtually on June 9. Parna focused her talk on recommendations for what employers can do to encourage inclusiveness and retain employees of color.
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Clay Creps Provides Oregon Employment Law Legislative Update

At Tonkon Torp’s Annual Labor & Employment Event, partner Clay Creps provided a legislative update on employment-related laws moving through the current Oregon legislative session.
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Kristin Bremer Moore Looks at Labor Law Under Biden

At Tonkon Torp’s June 9 Annual Labor & Employment Event, partner Kristin Bremer Moore shared insight into anticipated changes to labor law and the National Labor Relations Act (the Act) that will be pursued by the Biden administration.
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Chris Morehead Guides Employers through Oregon’s Workplace Fairness Act

Tonkon Torp attorney Chris Morehead led a session on the Oregon Workplace Fairness Act (OWFA) during the annual Labor & Employment Event, held virtually on June 9. During his session, Chris unpacked key elements of the OWFA, which was passed to…
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Griffith and Walker Guide Business Litigators through Taxing Questions

Tonkon Torp attorneys Gwen Griffith and Kalia Walker recently hosted a presentation, “Taxing Thoughts for Business Litigators,” for the OSB Business Litigation Section. The program was designed to help business litigators navigate common tax…
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Haley Morrison Looks at the New Reality of Telecommuting

At the June 9 Labor & Employment Event, Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison led a discussion on working from home.
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Erin Roycroft Unpacks Vaccine Policy Considerations

During Tonkon Torp’s 2021 Annual Labor & Employment Event, held virtually on June 9, attorney Erin Roycroft led a discussion on vaccination policies in the workplace.
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Megan Reuther Provides an Update on OSHA’s COVID-19 Regulations

Tonkon Torp’s 2021 Annual Labor & Employment Event, held virtually on June 9, featured a presentation by attorney Megan Reuther, who provided an update on OSHA regulations relating to COVID-19.
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Pride Q&A – An Interview with Robert Koch

In honor of Pride month, Jeff Block and Jeremy Tiedeman sat down with Bob Koch and talked about his work for equality and how he stays connected to the community.
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James Hein Listed in Portland Business Journal’s 2021 Forty Under 40

Tonkon Torp partner James Hein has been honored by the Portland Business Journal as one of its 2021 Forty Under 40 award recipients. The annual award recognizes influential business and community leaders in the greater Portland area who are 40 or…
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Blerina Kotori Revisits Reopening Strategies

During Tonkon Torp’s 2021 Annual Labor & Employment Event, held virtually on June 9, partner Blerina Kotori kicked off the event with a discussion on reopening strategies and considerations. As Oregon nears the milestone of statewide opening, Blerina…
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Tonkon Torp Celebrates Real Estate Milestone with Albina Head Start

Tonkon Torp is proud to celebrate with long term community partner Albina Head Start (AHS) on achieving a significant milestone – fulfilling New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) financing obligations on five learning centers. This means that as of May 25…
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Jeanette Schuster Hosts Panel on Pending Changes to Environmental Due Diligence Standards

On May 19, Tonkon Torp hosted a panel to explore upcoming changes to the standards and requirements for completing a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) as part of a real estate transaction.
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Chambers USA 2021 Ranks 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Chambers USA has recognized 23 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas in its Chambers USA 2021 guide.
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Parna Mehrbani Honored with Multnomah Bar Association Diversity Award

On May 19, Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was honored with the 2021 Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) Diversity Award in recognition of her commitment to fostering and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the legal profession.
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Parna Mehrbani Speaks about Imposter Syndrome on Mentally Together Podcast

Tonkon Torp attorney Parna Mehrbani was the featured guest on Episode 13 of Mentally Together, a podcast hosted by Portland media personality Cassidy Quinn.
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Jarell Hunt Elected to the Brian Grant Foundation Board of Directors

Tonkon Torp business attorney Jarell Hunt has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Brian Grant Foundation. The Foundation strives to improve the quality of life for those living with Parkinson’s disease through exercise and nutrition…
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Jeanette Schuster Delves into Deeds at Oregon Conservation Law Forum

On April 21, Tonkon Torp partner Jeanette Schuster spoke at the virtual Oregon Conservation Law Forum hosted by the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts.
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Jessica Morgan and Jarell Hunt Deliver SEC Marketing Update for OSB

Tonkon Torp attorneys Jessica Morgan and Jarell Hunt hosted a briefing for the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section on April 14. Their program focused on the upcoming changes to and consolidation of the SEC’s advertising and solicitation…
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Josh Smith Talks Technology Licensing and Transfers for OBI

Tonkon Torp partner Josh Smith was a featured speaker at a recent educational program hosted by Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI). The program focused on technology licensing and transfers from educational and other institutions.
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