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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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Tonkon Torp Donates to Brian Booth Writers' Fund

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Brian Booth Writers' Fund. The fund was created by Literary Arts in honor of Tonkon Torp founding partner Brian Booth, who was instrumental in creating the Oregon Book Awards and Fellowships. The fund creates a…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Forest Park All Trails Challenge

Tonkon Torp is a sponsor of the All Trails Challenge 2016 put on by the Forest Park Conservancy (FPC). The four month challenge launched on June 29. The FPC restores and protects Forest Park, Portland's 5,200 acre urban forest.
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Christopher Pallanch Leads Talk on e-Discovery at OADC Annual Meeting

Tonkon Torp attorney Christopher Pallanch co-presented a breakout session titled "Important Developments in e-Discovery” at the Annual Meeting of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (OADC) held on June 17 and 18 in Sunriver, OR. Chris and Tom…
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Michael Millender Leads Roundtable on Contract Management Systems

Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Millender led a roundtable discussion on designing and implementing enterprise contract management systems for the Association of Corporate Counsel – Oregon Chapter. The CLE program, sponsored by Tonkon Torp, was held at…
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Tonkon Torp Client ThinkShout Wins a Webby

Congratulations to Tonkon Torp client, ThinkShout, for winning a People’s Voice Webby award in the law category for its redesign of the Southern Poverty Law Center website. The Webby awards are a prestigious international honor recognizing excellence…
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Tonkon Attorneys Participate in Corporate Kickball

Led by Playworks' Chair of the Board Haley Morrison, Tonkon Torp fielded a team at the 2016 Playworks Corporate Kickball event on June 17. Funds raised from the event went to support Playworks' efforts to reduce bullying, increase physical activity…
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Frank Weiss and Jeff Cronn Lead OSB Program on Indemnity Provisions & Principles

On June 10, Tonkon Torp partners Frank Weiss and Jeff Cronn led a CLE presentation in Bend on Indemnity Provisions & Principles for the Business Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. In their exploration of indemnity "Traps for the Unwary," Frank and…
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Tonkon Attorneys Attend Father of the Year Awards

On June 15, Haley Morrison, Bob Carey, Jackson Lewis, and David Forman attended the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) Father of the Year Awards and Auction. Among the awardees was Randy Miller, Tonkon client and father of Haley Morrison.
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Makers Meet to Talk Business Law Basics

Tonkon Torp business lawyer Lauren Wallace led a Tonkon Talk on June 1 covering Business Law basics for innovators and entrepreneurs involved in Maker culture in Oregon. Lauren discussed the legal realities of making and selling with special guest…
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