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Carlie Bacon Joins Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment Practice Group
PORTLAND, Ore. (August 31, 2021) Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes Carlie Bacon to the firm as an associate in its Labor & Employment Practice Group. Bacon has substantial experience representing employers in state and federal court, and before regulatory agencies in numerous jurisdictions including Oregon, California, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, and Nebraska.
“I’m thrilled to join the team of accomplished attorneys at Tonkon Torp. The firm’s commitment to its clients and the community drew me in, and now that I’m here, I’m so impressed by the work culture and my new colleagues,” shared Bacon. “It’s such a dynamic time for employment law. I’m eager to help clients tackle these issues head-on.”
Prior to joining Tonkon Torp, Bacon worked at Ogletree Deakins in Portland. She has been recognized in the 2021 and 2022 Ones to Watch rankings published by Best Lawyers for her work in management-focused labor and employment Law. During law school, she worked as a legal extern for the Seattle City Attorney’s Office and as an intern for the Municipality of Anchorage Legal Department. Bacon earned her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law, and holds a B.A. in History from the University of Washington.
“Carlie brings a lot of talent and experience to Tonkon Torp and I look forward to working with her as she builds her practice here,” shared Kristin Bremer Moore, Chair of the Labor & Employment Practice Group. “Her work with jurisdictions beyond Oregon will be especially valuable to our clients with a multi-state presence as well as to those who want to support remote employees based outside of Oregon.”
About Tonkon Torp Tonkon Torp LLP is a leading business and litigation law firm serving public companies, substantial private enterprises, entrepreneurial businesses, and individuals throughout the Northwest. For more information, visit tonkon.com.