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Tonkon Torp Hosts 2017 Labor and Employment Law Seminar
On May 4, attorneys from the Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment and Business Immigration practice groups hosted their annual Employment Law Seminar at the Oregon Zoo for nearly 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders. The 2017 seminar…
Tonkon Torp Hosts ACLU Lawyers' Committee
Tonkon Torp hosted the ACLU of Oregon Lawyers' Committee for a meeting on May 2. Steven Wilker and Sarah Einowski led Tonkon's involvement with the meeting; Steven and Sarah are both members of the Lawyers' Committee (Steven is Vice Chair), The…
Chris Erickson Talks Intellectual Property for Portland Business Journal Podcast
Chris Erickson was a guest panelist in a recent intellectual property-themed episode of the Portland Business Journal's podcast Biz503. In the episode, co-hosted by Leslie Hildula (Business Advisor & Adjunct Faculty at Portland Community College’s…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jewish Family & Child Service Fundraising Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at "Celebrating our Caring Community," a fundraising luncheon held by Jewish Family & Child Service (JFCS) on May 2. The luncheon featured guest speaker Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. Michael Millender organized…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 OEN Angel Oregon Showcase
Tonkon's Entrepreneurial Services practice group was a presenting company sponsor at the Oregon Entrepreneurial Network (OEN) Angel Oregon Showcase on April 27. The Showcase brings together over 300 investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders to…
Tonkon Attorneys Sponsor Annual Portland Business Alliance Meeting
Tonkon Torp purchased a table at the May 2 Annual Meeting and Breakfast held by the Portland Business Alliance. The meeting featured a speech from former Oregon Senator Gordon Smith. Kristin Bremer Moore organized Tonkon's involvement at the event
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at 2017 Susan G. Komen Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a pledge sponsor at the eleventh annual "Lunch for the Cure" hosted by Susan G. Komen Oregon on April 27. Lindsay Reynolds, a member of the Susan G. Komen Ambassador Board, was the lead attorney for the event, organizing Tonkon's…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marylhurst University Annual Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at Marylhurst University's annual scholarship dinner, "Starry Night Supper Club" Brenda Meltebeke, a member of Marylhurst's board of trustees, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Classroom Law Project Dinner
Tonkon Torp sponsored the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) annual Legal Citizen of the Year Award Dinner & Benefit on April 26. Steven Wilker, a CLP board member, led Tonkon's participation and attendance at the event.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Club of Portland Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Oregon Club of Portland's (OCOP) Tip-Off Dinner on April 20. Jessica Morgan, an OCOP board member, organized Tonkon's involvement with the dinner and attended along with Lindsay Reynolds, David Myers, and additional…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon
Led by our Diversity Task Force, Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 24th Annual Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon. Kimberlee Stafford hosted Tonkon's table at the event. The lunch was a celebration and appreciation of…
Sarah Einowski Participates in Light the Night 2017 Executive Breakfast
On April 20, Sarah Einowski participated in the Light the Night Executive Breakfast. Sarah recently joined the Executive Leadership Committee for Light the Night, a fundraising branch of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
The Heart of the Deal: M&A Updates and Forecasts for 2017
Jeff Cronn was one of four attorneys interviewed for a recent Portland Business Journal article on the state of mergers and acquisitions in the northwest. During 2015, Portland's mergers and acquisitions scene bubbled over, with massive deals dotting…
Jeff Cronn Lends Contract Drafting Expertise to Law Students
On April 10, Tonkon Torp business attorney Jeff Cronn presented on contract drafting principles to students at Lewis & Clark Law School. Jeff framed the discussion about the importance of effective contract drafting by sharing anecdotes about the…
Al Kennedy Discusses Insurance in Bankruptcy at NW Bankruptcy Institute
On April 7, Tonkon Torp bankruptcy attorney Albert Kennedy was a panelist at the 30th Annual NW Bankruptcy Institute. The event, held in Vancouver, WA, was co-sponsored by the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section and the Washington State Bar…
Tonkon Torp Hosts OSB Sustainable Future Section CLE
On April 13, Tonkon Torp hosted the OSB Sustainable Future Section for a CLE discussion on and viewing of the documentary Merchants of Doubt. The film examines how misinformation about climate science has been disseminated through public relations…
Enforcing Arbitration Awards in Oregon
Caroline Harris Crowne and Stephanie Grant had a "Practice Note" article, "Enforcing Arbitration Awards in Oregon," published by Practical Law. The Practice Note, available to download below, explains how to enforce arbitral awards in Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 Human Solutions Auction and Gala
Tonkon Torp was a community sponsor at Human Solutions' annual "Soar With Us" auction and gala held on April 8. Jon Stride, a Human Solutions board member, organized Tonkon's participation with the auction.
Tonkon Talk Charts Due Diligence Road Map
On April 5, business attorney Brenda Meltebeke and guest Eric Boothe, of Elevate Capital Fund and Elevate Inclusive Fund, shared a detailed due diligence road map with entrepreneurs. With Brenda bringing a seasoned legal approach and Eric providing…