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James Hein Listed in Portland Business Journal’s 2021 Forty Under 40
Tonkon Torp partner James Hein has been honored by the Portland Business Journal as one of its 2021 Forty Under 40 award recipients. The annual award recognizes influential business and community leaders in the greater Portland area who are 40 or…
Blerina Kotori Revisits Reopening Strategies
During Tonkon Torp’s 2021 Annual Labor & Employment Event, held virtually on June 9, partner Blerina Kotori kicked off the event with a discussion on reopening strategies and considerations. As Oregon nears the milestone of statewide opening, Blerina…
Tonkon Torp Celebrates Real Estate Milestone with Albina Head Start
Tonkon Torp is proud to celebrate with long term community partner Albina Head Start (AHS) on achieving a significant milestone – fulfilling New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing obligations on five learning centers. This means that as of May 25…
Jeanette Schuster Hosts Panel on Pending Changes to Environmental Due Diligence Standards
On May 19, Tonkon Torp hosted a panel to explore upcoming changes to the standards and requirements for completing a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) as part of a real estate transaction.
Parna Mehrbani Honored with Multnomah Bar Association Diversity Award
On May 19, Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was honored with the 2021 Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) Diversity Award in recognition of her commitment to fostering and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the legal profession.
Parna Mehrbani Speaks about Imposter Syndrome on Mentally Together Podcast
Tonkon Torp attorney Parna Mehrbani was the featured guest on Episode 13 of Mentally Together, a podcast hosted by Portland media personality Cassidy Quinn.
Jarell Hunt Elected to the Brian Grant Foundation Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp business attorney Jarell Hunt has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Brian Grant Foundation. The Foundation strives to improve the quality of life for those living with Parkinson’s disease through exercise and nutrition…
Jeanette Schuster Delves into Deeds at Oregon Conservation Law Forum
On April 21, Tonkon Torp partner Jeanette Schuster spoke at the virtual Oregon Conservation Law Forum hosted by the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts.
Jessica Morgan and Jarell Hunt Deliver SEC Marketing Update for OSB
Tonkon Torp attorneys Jessica Morgan and Jarell Hunt hosted a briefing for the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section on April 14. Their program focused on the upcoming changes to and consolidation of the SEC’s advertising and solicitation…
Josh Smith Talks Technology Licensing and Transfers for OBI
Tonkon Torp partner Josh Smith was a featured speaker at a recent educational program hosted by Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI). The program focused on technology licensing and transfers from educational and other institutions.
Rocky Dallum Provides Update on Oregon Legislative Session
On April 14, Tonkon Torp partner Rocky Dallum gave an update on Oregon’s 2021 legislative session to the Washington Area State Relations Group, one of the nation’s largest organizations dedicated to serving state government relations professionals…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Share Expertise with Entrepreneurs at TiE XL Boot Camp
Tonkon Torp attorneys Clay Creps, Tyler Harkness, and Parna Mehrbani were instructors at the April 13 session of the TIE XL Boot Camp.
Danny Newman Explores Clerkships with Northwestern Law School Students
On March 16, Tonkon Torp attorney Danny Newman was a featured panelist at an event hosted by the Federal Bar Association student chapter at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Volunteer at COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Thousands of volunteers from the community have stepped up to help in the historic effort to immunize Oregonians against COVID-19. Included in these ranks are attorneys Sadie Concepción, David Forman, Bob Koch, and Christopher Morehead.
Parna Mehrbani Outlines IP Issues for Business Litigators
On March 16, Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was a featured panelist at an event hosted by the Oregon State Bar Business Litigation Section.
Mick Harris Appointed to the Oregon Consular Corps as an Associate Member
Tonkon Torp business attorney Mick Harris has been appointed to the Oregon Consular Corps (OCC) as an Associate Member.
Kate Roth Talks Tax for Dallas, TX Bar Association
On March 1, Tonkon Torp attorney Kate Roth was a featured panelist at a tax event hosted by the Tax Section of the Dallas, Texas Bar Association.
Parna Mehrbani Leads Discussion Series on Imposter Syndrome for Lawyers and Law Students
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani facilitated another four-part discussion series on Imposter Syndrome hosted by Oregon Women Lawyers.
Tyler Harkness Leads Session on Strategic Planning and Leadership for OSU Family Business 360
Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness led a session on leadership transitions, strategic planning, and corporate governance at the February 17 Family Business 360 program, hosted by the College of Business at Oregon State University.