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Portland Attorney Parna Mehrbani Adds to Tonkon Torp IP Expertise
Parna Mehrbani has joined Tonkon Torp as a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. She comes to the firm from Lane Powell, where she was a shareholder serving in several leadership positions, including as a member of their managing board…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Power of the Purse Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the annual "Power of the Purse" auction held by Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest's on April 13. Turid Owren organized Tonkon's involvement with the event while Kristin Bremer Moore worked to fill Tonkon's table.
Gwen Griffith Discusses Tax Reform for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Gwen Griffith was featured in the latest “Thought Leader Forum” supplement published by the Portland Business Journal in a recent issue. The Thought Leader Forum covered the topic of tax reform and included a profile of Gwen as…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at 2018 Susan G. Komen Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a faith level table sponsor at the April 11 "Lunch for the Cure" hosted by Susan G. Komen Oregon. Jessica Morgan and Lindsay Reynolds led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with several of Tonkon's women attorneys…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 ALS Gala
Tonkon Torp was a bronze sponsor at the ALS Association's 2018 Dinner & Auction Gala on April 7. Established in 1985, the ALS Association works to fight ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) on every front. Rocky Dallum, a member of the ALS Association Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Makes 2018 Contribution to Artists Repertory Theatre
Led by Drea Schmidt, Tonkon Torp made a contribution to the Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland’s longest running professional theatre.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Historical Society Exhibit
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the Oregon Historical Society's "Behind the Painting of Personalities" exhibit, which had an opening party on March 16 and ran through April 15. Jackson Lewis, who serves on the Oregon Historical Society board, organized…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OWLS Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a gold sponsor at the March 16 OWLS (Oregon Women Lawyers) Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner. Sarah Einowski organized Tonkon's attendance at the event.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Oregon Minority Lawyers Association Lunch
On March 14, Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) for its annual luncheon to introduce members to the incoming Oregon State Bar president. Vanessa Nordyke spoke about the OSB’s efforts to create a diverse and inclusive…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 ACLU Annual Liberty Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a "Liberty Lover" sponsor at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Oregon's annual Liberty Dinner on March 9. Sarah Einowski led Tonkon's participation at the dinner. Sarah is a member of the ACLU of Oregon Lawyers…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Live Wire Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the March 2 Live Wire "Fancy Pants" gala and fundraiser. David Forman, a member of Live Wire's board of directors, coordinated Tonkon's sponsorship. Live Wire is a nonprofit working to enliven, inspire, and engage…
Tonkon Torp Immigration Group Briefs Clients on 2018 H-1B Cap
On March 1, Tonkon Torp's Business Immigration Practice Group hosted a breakfast briefing for clients and contacts.
Portland Trial Attorney Darian Stanford Joins Tonkon Torp
Darian Stanford has joined the Litigation Department of Tonkon Torp. Prior to joining the firm, he was a named partner at Slinde Nelson Stanford LLC. While there, Stanford tried a variety of complex cases, managed a commercial litigation and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 27th Annual CEJ Awards Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 27th Annual Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) Awards Luncheon on February 26. Darcy Norville led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with nine other Tonkon Torp attorneys. The CEJ seeks to…
Tonkon Talk Covers the State of Bioscience in Oregon
At the February 7 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group hosted special guests Jennifer Fox and Denise McCarty for a discussion on the state of bioscience and digital health in Oregon.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 PILP Auction
Tonkon Torp was a Secret Garden sponsor at the February 17 Lewis & Clark Law School 27th Annual Public Interest Law Project (PILP) Auction. Alex Tinker led Tonkon's involvement with the auction. He attended the event along with his fellow Lewis…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 OHBA Award Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the annual Oregon Hispanic Bar Association (OHBA) Award Dinner on February 16. Michael Willes and the Diversity & Inclusion Committee organized Tonkon's involvement with the dinner. Michael attended along with James…
Immigration Group Presents at Reed College
On February 12, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Erika Robles Jones gave a presentation at Reed College to an audience of international students. The presentation reviewed U.S. employment options for the students' post-graduation and covered H…
U.S. Department of Justice Appellate Attorney Joins Tonkon Torp
Federal appellate litigator Robert (Bob) Koch has joined Tonkon Torp as an Of Counsel attorney in the firm’s Litigation Department. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. as part of its Civil Rights…