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Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn Portland Lawyer of the Year Honor
Timothy J. Conway, Sherrill Corbett, Brenda Meltebeke, and Thomas Palmer have been named by Best Lawyers in America 2020 as Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. In each community, only one lawyer per specialty is honored as Lawyer of the…
2020 List for Best Lawyers in America® Includes 48 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Forty-eight Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. A majority of attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and most have been recognized for more than five…
Robert Koch Joins Board of Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society
Robert Koch has joined the Board of Directors for the Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society as its Membership Director. The Society is an organization of judges, court staff, lawyers, historians, architects, and exhibit designers who work to preserve…
Erickson and Mehrbani Named to WTR 1000 by World Trademark Review
Tonkon Torp partners Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani were selected for inclusion in the 2019 WTR 1000. Launched in 2010 by the World Trademark Review, the annual ranking spotlights firms and individuals from 70 global jurisdictions for outstanding…
31 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2019 Super Lawyers Lists
Thirty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in nine practice areas have been included in the 2019 Oregon Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists.
Parna Mehrbani Presents California Consumer Privacy Act Overview to OSB Business Law Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Parna Mehrbani provided an overview of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) at a CLE hosted by the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section.
Tonkon Torp Presents Energy Innovation Award at Cultivation Classic Conference
Tonkon Torp partnered with the Resource Innovation Institute to present the inaugural Energy Innovation Award at the 2019 Cultivation Classic awards ceremony held on Saturday, May 18 in Portland.
Parna Mehrbani Speaks at APA Women’s Forum
Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani was a panelist at a Women’s Forum hosted by the Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association (OAPABA) and the Oregon Filipino Lawyers Association (OFALA). The panel of APA attorneys and judges held a conversation…
Abby Landon Speaks at OSB Advanced Estate Planning Seminar
Tonkon Torp partner Abby Landon was a faculty speaker at the June 14 Advanced Estate Planning seminar hosted by the Oregon State Bar.
Abby Landon Explores Community Property at Connecticut Legal Conference
Tonkon Torp partner Abby Landon led an estate planning session at the Connecticut Legal Conference, presented by the Connecticut Bar Association. Abby’s talk focused on breaking down the two property systems in the U.S. that apply to married couples…
Tonkon Torp Donates Technology to Albina Head Start
Thanks to Danny Enroth and our IT Department, Tonkon Torp donated 30 used but functional computers with monitors and keyboards to Albina Head Start. Albina Head Start and Early Head Start serve children and families, providing child growth and…
Haley Morrison Explores Discovery at OSB L&E Boot Camp
Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison spoke at the Fifth Annual Labor and Employment Law Boot Camp organized by the Oregon State Bar. Along with a local plaintiff's lawyer, Haley led a session on discovery, which included practical and tactical…
Startup Jill-of-All-Trades Robin Jones Leads June Tonkon Talk
Robin Jones, CEO of Monsoon, Inc., and a noted Portland-based startup Jill-of-All-Trades, was the featured guest at the June 5 Tonkon Talk.
Rocky Dallum Offers Legislative Update
Rocky Dallum gave an update recapping the 2019 Oregon legislative session for The Seminar Group's 2nd Annual Agriculture Law seminar held on June 25 in Bend, Oregon. The seminar featured an audience of producers, consultants, attorneys, and other…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Author Real Estate Guide for Chambers USA
Four partners from the Tonkon Torp Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group authored the 2019 Chambers USA Regional Real Estate Guide for Oregon. The attorneys who contributed to the guide are Ted Herzog, David J. Petersen, Kimberlee Stafford, and…
Tom Palmer and Sherrill Corbett Talk M&A for ACC Meeting
Tom Palmer and Sherrill Corbett were featured panel participants at the May 30 meeting of the Association for Corporate Counsel, Oregon Chapter, held at NIKE World Headquarters.
Parna Mehrbani Speaks About IP for Food Industry Startups
On May 15, Tonkon Torp hosted the second session of the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network’s Angel Food Education series. Attorneys Tyler Harkness and David Forman emceed the event and welcomed 45 food industry entrepreneurs who are participating in OEN’s…
Jeff Cronn Leads Conversation on Non-Family Board Members for OSU
Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Cronn led a session on the value of outside board members for family business owners at a recent “Family Business 360” event, hosted by the Austin Family Business Program of Oregon State University.
Eric Beach and Parna Mehrbani Discuss California Privacy Act for Portland Business Journal
The Portland Business Journal has published an editorial by Eric Beach and Parna Mehrbani on why Oregon companies should care about the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).
Alex Tinker Joins Oregon Cannabis Association Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Alex Tinker has joined the Board of Directors for the Oregon Cannabis Association. The Oregon Cannabis Association is the largest cannabis trade group in Oregon.