Tonkon Torp Sponsors UO Pioneer Awards

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the May 19 Pioneer Awards, put on by the University of Oregon at the Portland Art Museum.Ron Greenman organized Tonkon's participation at the event, which honored long-time client and friend of the firm, Harry…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar

On May 12, Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment Practice Group attorneys hosted their annual employment law seminar for human resource professionals and other business leaders. Over 200 attendees listened to Star Wars-themed presentations that covered…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Resource Innovation Institute

Tonkon Torp hosted the Resource Innovation Institute (RII) for their roundtable meeting on May 17. RII board member Alex Tinker moderated a panel at the forum, entitled "Grower Perspectives on Energy Best Practices."
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors RACC Battle of the Bands

Tonkon Torp sponsored the May 12 corporate Battle of the Bands put on by Regional Arts & Cultural Council (RACC) at the Crystal Ballroom. The event was a benefit for Work for Art, a nonprofit supporting 100+ arts and culture organizations in our…
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Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown Discuss "Shaking the Fundraising Tree" at Tonkon Talk

At the May 4 Tonkon Talk, business attorneys Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown provided a practical summary of the legal issues related to certain types of fundraising. They compared new types of fundraising, including "Regulation Crowdfunding," to…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Tech Awards

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Technology Association of Oregon's 2016 Oregon Tech Awards on May 12. The Oregon Technology Awards celebrates excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Meals on Wheels Event

On May 5, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at Meals on Wheels' spring luncheon. The luncheon brings together nearly 1,000 business and community leaders from the metropolitan area to raise awareness and urgently needed funds that "nourish the body and…
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Dan Skerritt Helps Companies Find Common Ground Through Mediation

For the past ten years, Daniel Skerritt has complemented a highly successful litigation practice with a mediation practice. Dan brings four decades of trial experience to this role as an impartial third-party to help businesses of all sizes resolve…
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Tonkon Torp Adds Michael Mangan to Litigation Department

Michael Mangan has joined the Litigation Department at Tonkon Torp. His practice is focused on all aspects of real estate litigation for commercial and industrial businesses and property owners. Michael has experience handling state and local…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PICA's 2016 TADA! Gala

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art's (PICA) TADA! Benefit Gala on April 30. Kristin Bremer Moore led Tonkon's involvement with the Benefit.
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Senior Living Program

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Washington State University Foundation for the Senior Living Excellence Fund in the School of Hospitality Business Management. The donation was organized by Ted Herzog, a WSU alum, member of the WSU Foundation board…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Habitat for Humanity

Tonkon Torp made a contribution to Habitat for Humanity to support client Noyes Development in the building of a Habitat for Humanity home. David Petersen organized the donation.
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Tonkon Contributes to Artists Repertory Theatre

Led by Drea Schmidt, Tonkon Torp made a contribution to the Artists Repertory Theatre, whose mission is to engage diverse audiences in fresh, thought-provoking, and intimate theatre. Drea recently joined the Theatre's board of directors.
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Corbett Gordon and Claire Brown Assist OWLS Book Drive

Corbett Gordon and Claire Brown led an effort by Tonkon Torp to serve as a downtown collection site for the Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) Coffee Creek Book Drive. They gathered several hundred books from attorneys in the downtown area to be donated to…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Classroom Law Project Event

On April 27, Tonkon Torp and its Litigation Department sponsored a table at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) annual Legal Citizen of the Year Award Dinner & Benefit. Steven Wilker, a CLP board member, led Tonkon's participation at the event.
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2016 Legislative Developments in Employment Law

Blerina Kotori contributed an article to Corporate LiveWire’s new issue of Expert Guide: Opportunities & Developments – West Coast USA 2016. In her article, Blerina discusses legislative developments in Oregon employment law, including Oregon’s…
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Jackson Lewis Provides Trust Planning Guidance to Young Lawyers

On April 21, Jackson Lewis spoke to a gathering of young lawyers on advanced trust planning as part of the Estate Planning CLE Seminar Series offered by the Multnomah Bar Association. During his presentation, Jackson identified and described trusts…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Basic Rights Oregon Business Leaders Lunch

Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force was a sponsor at Basic Rights Oregon's annual Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon on April 21. This year's lunch celebrated 20 years of Basic Rights Oregon.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at 2016 Susan G. Komen Luncheon

Tonkon Torp was an honor level table sponsor at the tenth annual "Lunch for the Cure" hosted by Susan G. Komen Oregon on April 21. Lindsay Reynolds, a member of the Susan G. Komen Ambassador Board, was the lead attorney for the event, organizing…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Fundraiser for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Tonkon Torp hosted Team in Training for an April 21 fundraiser benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Sarah Einowski, the lead attorney for the event, competes in half and full marathons with Team in Training, a community of athletes who get…
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