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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…
Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani Host Seminar on Trademarks in the Cannabis Industry
Tonkon Torp partners Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani hosted a seminar on October 24 to discuss trademark issues specific to the cannabis industry. Their program included an introduction to the process of researching and obtaining trademark rights…
Tonkon Torp Welcomes Business Associate Mick Harris
Tonkon Torp welcomes associate Mick Harris to the firm’s Business Department, where he will focus on business law. "Tonkon Torp has a sterling reputation in the community and the chance to practice law alongside my new colleagues is a remarkable…
Gwen Griffith Reviews LLC Operating Agreements for OSB Broadbrush Taxation Event
Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith was a featured speaker at the “Broadbrush Taxation: Tax Law for Non-Tax Lawyers” seminar hosted by the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section. The event was designed to help non-tax lawyers understand key tax issues.
Tonkon Torp Welcomes Litigation Associate Timothy Wright
Timothy Wright has joined Tonkon Torp as an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. His practice will focus on resolving commercial disputes.
Tonkon Talk Guides Startups Around Employment Law Pitfalls
The October Tonkon Talk provided startups with a roadmap for working with independent contractors. Kristin Bremer Moore, Chair of Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment Practice Group, broke down the differences between employees and independent…
Alex Tinker Presents at TiE Oregon Guide to Intersection of Health, Tech, and Cannabis
Alex Tinker was a featured speaker at the Guide to the Intersection of Health, Tech & Cannabis seminar hosted by TiE Oregon. He focused on the cannabis industry’s complex transition as it becomes regulated at the state level while still largely…
Michael Fletcher and Justin Denton Speak at Northwest Dealerships Seminar
Tonkon Torp partners Michael Fletcher and Justin Denton spoke at the 2019 Northwest Dealerships Seminar.