28 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2017 Super Lawyers Lists
The national attorney rating service Super Lawyers has named 28 Tonkon Torp attorneys in 10 practice areas to its 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for Oregon. The annual Super Lawyers list represents the top 5 percent of attorneys in Oregon, while Rising Stars includes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
Tonkon Torp partner and bankruptcy authority Albert Kennedy has been recognized on the Top 50 list of lawyers rated most highly by their peers statewide. Anna Sortun was promoted to a Super Lawyer in business litigation for 2017, after being honored as a Rising Star since 2013.
Business litigator Michael Willes is new to the Oregon Rising Stars list this year.
Super Lawyers are selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in dozens of practice areas. Factors considered in the nomination and peer evaluation of potential Super Lawyers include education and employment background, experience, representative clients, pro bono and community service, and honors and awards.
Our full list of Tonkon Torp attorneys recognized as 2017 OregonSuper Lawyers is included below, along with the primary practice area for each attorney:
Business Bankruptcy Albert N. Kennedy
Business/Corporate Owen D. Blank
Business Litigation Ryan Bledsoe – Rising Star
Caroline Harris Crowne
Sarah Einowski – Rising Star
William F. Martson, Jr.
Christopher Pallanch – Rising Star
Edwin C. ("Ned") Perry
Daniel H. Skerritt
Jon P. Stride
Alex Tinker – Rising Star
Michael Willes – Rising Star
Estate Planning & Probate John H. Rosenfeld
IP Litigation Eric Beach – Rising Star
Steven M. Wilker
Labor & Employment/Employment Litigation Robert L. Carey
Clay D. Creps
Blerina Kotori – Rising Star
Haley Morrison – Rising Star
Mergers & Acquisitions Thomas P. Palmer
Kurt W. Ruttum
Real Estate Joseph S. Voboril
Securities & Corporate Finance Andrea ("Drea") Schmidt – Rising Star