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Morgan and Willes Elected to the OSB House of Delegates
Tonkon Torp attorneys Jessica Morgan and Michael Willes have been elected to three-year terms in the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates. They will represent Region 5, which covers Multnomah County. The House of Delegates is the governing body of the…
Paul Conable Leads CLE on Expert Depositions
Tonkon Torp litigator Paul Conable spoke on a panel during the April 13 Multnomah Bar Association CLE program discussing effective strategies for expert depositions. During the panel, Paul and his co-presenters provided practical strategies for…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Cover Key Topics at Immigration Law Conference
On March 17 and 18, three attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration practice spoke at the 2016 NW Regional Immigration Law Conference held in Seattle. Melany Savitt spoke about alternatives to H-1B cap-subject petitions while Kwang-yi Ger…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN Angel Oregon Showcase
Tonkon's Entrepreneurial Services practice group was a sponsor at the Oregon Entrepreneurial Network (OEN) Angel Oregon Showcase on April 13. The Showcase brings together over 300 investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders to get a sneak peek at…
18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Are Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business has named 18 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas as leaders in their field for 2016. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on interviews with clients and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors B'nai B'rith Camp Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at B'nai B'rith Camp's April 9 dinner and fundraiser. The sponsorship was organized by Bruce Berning. B'nai B'rith Camp is a Jewish community camp, serving children and adults of all ages and various denominations.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Summit 420
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Summit 420 event held by Young President's Organization (YPO) April 7-10 in Portland. The summit covered every aspect of the burgeoning cannabis industry, from investment opportunities to advances in extraction and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Third Rail Repertory Electric Production
Tonkon Torp sponsored Third Rail Repertory Theatre's production The New Electric Ballroom. Ava Schoen, a member of the Third Rail board of directors, organized the sponsorship. The production ran from April 8 through April 30.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Northwest Bankruptcy Institute
Tonkon Torp's Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice group was a reception sponsor at the 29th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, held April 8-9 in Seattle, WA. The institute was co-sponsored by the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEC Presentation
Jan Neuman organized Tonkon Torp's sponsorship of the Oregon Environmental Council's (OEC) April 7 program "Transportation: A Fork in the Road." Jeanette Schuster and David Rabbino both attended the event, along with a guest each. The OEC is a…
Claire Brown Joins Marathon Scholars Board of Directors as Secretary
Tonkon Torp attorney Claire Brown has joined the Board of Directors of Marathon Scholars as its Secretary. The organization partners adults and talented low-income children to make the dream of a college education a reality.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Human Solutions Auction and Gala
Tonkon Torp sponsored Human Solutions' annual auction and gala held on April 2. Jon Stride organized Tonkon's participation with the auction. Founded in 1988, Human Solutions works to help low-income and homeless families and individuals gain self…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Women in Environment Networking Event
Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group hosted Women in Environment (WiE) for their annual spring networking event on March 31. Jeanette Schuster, who is on the board of WiE, led Tonkon's involvement with the event, which was…
Sarah Einowski Helps Students Thrive Through Mock Trial Program
At Portland’s Jefferson High School, Tonkon Torp litigator Sarah Einowski is helping underserved students gain confidence and civic skills through the Mock Trial program of the Classroom Law Project.
Tom Palmer and Jessica Morgan Delve into Crowdfunding Portals
In advance of new equity crowdfunding rules coming in May 2016, Tom Palmer and Jessica Morgan held a presentation at Tonkon Torp’s Portland office on March 16 to various fundraising technology and software companies about equity crowdfunding portal…
Steven Wilker Honored by ACLU of Oregon
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker was one of three attorneys honored by the ACLU of Oregon at their annual Liberty Dinner on February 26. In the 60 year history of the ACLU of Oregon, only three of its cases have been taken all the way to the U.S…
Haley Morrison Elected Chair of Playworks Pacific Northwest Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Haley Miller Morrison has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Playworks Pacific Northwest. Morrison joined the Board in October 2015. Playworks Pacific Northwest is the regional arm to a national nonprofit dedicated…
Tonkon Talk Covers Employee Handbook Fundamentals
Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment lawyers Clay Creps and Haley Miller Morrison covered employee handbooks in the March 2 Tonkon Talk. During their presentation, they explained why all employers — including small companies and start-ups — need handbooks…