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Clay Creps Leads Talk on Navigating Political Expression in the Workplace
The Coffee Break webinar series, hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate L&E issues as they reopen their business. During the June 18 program, Clay Creps explored…
Tonkon Torp Webinar Provides Guidance to Nonprofit Board Members Serving in a Pandemic
Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to help nonprofit board members navigate their service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shouka Rezvani, Chair of the firm’s Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Entities Practice Group, moderated the conversation with business law…
Parna Mehrbani Moderates Keynote Session at Portland Business Alliance Annual Meeting
During the 2020 Portland Business Alliance annual meeting, held virtually on June 9, Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani moderated a conversation with keynote speaker John Hassell, the Sr. VP and Editorial Director of Advance Local, one of the largest…
Frank Weiss Discusses COVID-19 Insurance Claims for Mediation Podcast
Tonkon Torp attorney Frank Weiss was a featured panelist on the April 28 podcast presented by Schulwolf Mediation. The episode focused on insurance coverage for COVID-19 claims.
Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop. Support from Raphael House Is Unwavering During COVID-19
Navigating stay-at-home orders during COVID-19 has been a challenge at many different levels. But perhaps one of the most sobering realities of the pandemic is that for those living with or surviving domestic violence, staying at home does not equate…
Ferdie Ruplin Provides PPP Loan Forgiveness Update for Allium Financial Advisors
Tonkon Torp attorney Ferdie Ruplin was the guest speaker at a June 4 webinar providing updates on the various programs available through the CARES Act. The webinar was hosted by Allium Financial Advisors.
Steven Wilker Weighs in on National COVID-19 Vaccination Conversation in Newsweek
Tonkon Torp Partner Steven Wilker was extensively quoted in a recent Newsweek article on the possibility of government-mandated COVID-19 vaccinations.
L&E Attorneys Examine the New Normal of Telecommuting
The Coffee Break webinar series, hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate L&E issues as they reopen their business. During the May 28 program, Clay Creps and Megan…
Tonkon Attorneys Help Businesses Prepare for PPP Loan Forgiveness
Partners Jeff Cronn and Drea Schmidt hosted a webinar on May 22 to help businesses navigate the most recent guidance for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness.
Sadie Concepción Wins Pro Bono Challenge
Tonkon Torp attorney Sadie Concepción has won the Oregon State Bar’s 2019 New Lawyers Division Pro Bono Challenge Award. Sadie logged an impressive 277 hours of direct legal services last year, including work with The CLiF Project, the District of…
Tonkon Torp L&E Coffee Break Looks at the ADA and COVID-19
The Coffee Break webinar series, hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate L&E issues related to reopening their business. The May 21 session, featuring partners Bob…
Oh Baby! Briar Baby Puts Baby Bonnets on Hold to Produce High-Quality Face Masks
Briar Baby had no need to take baby steps when it came to their COVID-19 response. The Vancouver-based company is one of Tonkon Torp’s entrepreneurial clients, and is best known for its modern approach to handmade baby bonnets. The team took…
David Forman Lays out a COVID-19 Playbook for PBJ Thought Leadership Podcast
Tonkon Torp partner David Forman was the featured guest for the May 7 episode of the Portland Business Journal’s Thought Leadership Podcast. The episode lays out a CEO playbook for navigating a thoughtful COVID-19 response.
Tonkon Torp L&E Coffee Break Smooths Out Thorny Leave Laws
The May 14 session of the Tonkon Coffee Break webinar series addressed thorny leave issues related to COVID-19. The Coffee Break series, hosted by Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate…
Burgerville Treats Essential Workers to Burger Breaks
From physical safety to physical comfort, we are continually impressed by the many ways our local businesses are delivering support directly to essential workers. Tonkon Torp client Burgerville launched its “Burger Break Brigade” at the end of April…
Tonkon Torp L&E Coffee Break Series Helps Businesses Prepare to Reopen
On May 7, Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group launched the Tonkon Coffee Break webinar series to help businesses navigate critical legal considerations as they prepare to reopen and operate in the “new normal” of COVID-19.
Mick Harris Moderates Judicial Candidate Forum for American Constitution Society
Tonkon Torp attorney Mick Harris moderated a virtual forum for the five candidates running for a rare open bench on the Multnomah County Circuit Court. The forum was hosted by the Oregon Lawyers Chapter of the American Constitution Society.
Financial Services Attorneys Host COVID-19 Impact Webinar for Investment Advisors
Tonkon Torp Financial Services attorneys Jessica Morgan, Christopher Pallanch and Jarell Hunt hosted a webinar for investment advisors and private fund managers to explore how COVID-19 has impacted regulations, compliance requirements, examinations…
Tonkon Torp Webinar Shares How COVID-19 has Changed the Investor Landscape
On May 5, Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar focused on how investors are responding to the pandemic, and how emerging companies can find capital in this unpredictable environment. The webinar was moderated by Brenda Meltebeke, Chair of Tonkon Torp's…
Tonkon Torp Holds Pandemic Primer Webinar for Oregon Cannabis Businesses
Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to help guide cannabis businesses through the unique challenges that the cannabis industry faces due to COVID-19. The panel featured attorneys Danica Hibpshman, Jessica Morgan, Ferdie Ruplin, and David Petersen. Alex…