Best Lawyers in America® Names 44 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2017 List

Forty-four Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 38 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Each attorney has been named to the list in past years, and nearly all have been recognized for more than five years…
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Eric Beach Shares IP Strategies with Startups

On August 1, Eric Beach gave a presentation to startup companies on developing an intellectual property (IP) strategy. He provided tips and practical advice on establishing and protecting assets that fall within the IP realm.
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Tonkon Talk Covers Employment Law Ground

On August 3, Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment attorneys Clay Creps and Haley Morrison hosted a fast-paced Q&A that covered employment law policies and best practices. The audience was invited to ask their most burning employment law questions, and the…
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Jeanette Schuster Examines Whittaker Corp. v. United States for Oregon State Bar Publication

This case examines the interplay between the two different and distinct methods available to potentially responsible parties (“PRPs”) under CERCLA to recover all or a portion of their environmental response costs—cost recovery claims under CERCLA…
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Tonkon Torp Summer Associates Lead School Supply Drive for Kids

Tonkon Torp's summer associates led Tonkon’s involvement in a school supply drive organized by the Oregon Legal Recruiting Association (OLRA). The supplies were collected for children at the Raphael House, an organization that provides critical…
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Jackson Lewis Joins Terwilliger Plaza Foundation Board of Directors

Tonkon Torp attorney Jackson Lewis has joined the Board of Directors of the Terwilliger Plaza Foundation. The foundation works to enhance the quality of retirement living for Terwilliger Plaza members.
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Michael Mangan Covers Economic Obsolescence at National Conference

Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Mangan spoke at the 46th Annual Public Utilities Conference in Wichita, Kansas on July 25. Michael and his co-presenter provided analysis and case studies illuminating the challenges many taxpayers face when presenting…
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Sherrill Corbett Discusses Corporate Board Trends for Oregon Business

Tonkon Torp M&A and business law attorney Sherrill Corbett was extensively quoted in a July 13 article by Andrew Bulkeley, published in Oregon Business magazine. The article, "Board Moves - Directors Ramp Up Diversity and Accountability Initiatives…
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Sarah Einowski Joins Oregon ACLU Lawyers' Committee

Tonkon Torp litigator Sarah Einowski has joined the Lawyers' Committee of the Oregon ACLU. The committee selects the cases the organization will pursue in Oregon through client representation or by filing briefs as a friend of the court.
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Tonkon Torp Gives to Oregon Jewish Community Foundation

Led by Owen Blank, Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). Since 1989, OJCF's mission has been to create, promote, and facilitate a culture of giving, and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Campaign for Equal Justice

Tonkon Torp made a donation, organized by Ron Greenman and Darcy Norville, to the Campaign for Equal Justice, in honor of their 25th Anniversary. The CEJ was founded in 1991 with the mission of making equal access to justice a reality for all…
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Jeff Cronn Discusses Succession Planning for Thought Leader Forum

Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Cronn was featured in the latest “Thought Leader Forum” supplement published by the Portland Business Journal in a recent issue. The Thought Leader Forum covers the topic of succession planning and includes a profile of Jeff…
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Wanted: Trial Opportunities for Young Lawyers

Tonkon Torp litigator Dan Skerritt had an article, "Wanted: Trial Opportunities for Young Lawyers," published in the 2016 Oregon issue of Super Lawyers magazine. In his article, Dan challenges senior members of the trial bar to do more to create…
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What Oregon Businesses Should Know About the CEO Water Mandate

Jan Neuman wrote an article for Oregon Business magazine, published July 14. In light of the Oregon Water Resources Department working on preparing the 2017 update of the State's Integrated Water Resources Strategy, Jan advocates that Oregon…
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Caroline Harris Crowne Receives City Club Research Award

Tonkon Torp litigator Caroline Harris Crowne received City Club of Portland’s Research Award for 2015-16 at the organization’s annual meeting. Caroline recently completed a three-year term on the City Club Research Board, which oversees and…
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Clay Creps and Haley Morrison Provide L&E Insight to Portland Employers

On June 28, Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment attorneys Clay Creps and Haley Morrison provided an employment law overview and legislative update to clients of the Real Benefits Group, a Portland-based full service employment and health care…
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28 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2016 Super Lawyers Lists

Twenty-eight Tonkon Torp attorneys in ten practice areas are named on the national 2016 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers are selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in dozens of practice areas. Factors…
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Drew Hagedorn Appointed to Friends of Baseball Board

Tonkon Torp partner Drew Hagedorn has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Friends of Baseball. The nonprofit organization offers programs to youths in underserved and rural communities to create opportunities for success on and off the…
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LaMorticella Elected Chair of AILA Oregon Chapter

Tonkon Torp attorney Melina LaMorticella has been elected Chair of the Oregon Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). A member of Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration practice group, LaMorticella represents regional and…
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Haley Morrison Reviews Increased Salary Requirements for ACC Newsletter

Haley Morrison authored an article, "The DOL's Increased Salary Requirements for White Collar and Highly Compensated Workers," for the June 2016 newsletter published by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) of Oregon.
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