Tonkon Torp Gives to Oregon Law Center

Tonkon Torp made its 2015 contribution to the Oregon Law Center (OLC), to help fund the OLC's Southeast Legal Clinic. Tonkon lawyers have been donating legal services to OLC since the 1990s.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts the OSPF Reception

Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon State Parks Foundation (OSPF) for a reception on October 29. Since 1995, the OSPF has provided more than $8.5 million to preserve and enhance Oregon State Parks.
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Rocky Dallum Joins Oregon Student Foundation Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum has joined the board of directors of the Oregon Student Foundation, which provides support to the student-led Oregon Student Association. Dallum is a member of the firm’s Government Relations & Public Policy practice…
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Gwen Griffith Speaks to OSB Members on Business Closure Tax Issues

Gwendolyn Griffith spoke to members of the Oregon State Bar at a day-long program designed for attorneys without a tax background. Gwen’s talk provided insight into tax issues that may arise during a business closure. She explored the tax…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Annual YRJ Gala

Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor at the 40th Anniversary Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza held by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) on October 24. Gwen Griffith, YRJ Board President, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN Tom Holce Dinner

On October 22, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner. Jeff Woodcox organized Tonkon's participation at the event and attended along with David Forman, Lauren Wallace…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Multnomah Bar Association "Absolutely Social"

Tonkon Torp sponsored the annual Absolutely Social event held by the Multnomah Bar Association on October 22. Tonkon's sponsorship of the event was managed by the firm's Litigation Department; 11 Tonkon litigators attended the social, which was also…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Annual AILA Gala

Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Gala on October 22. Melina LaMorticella managed Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with clients, and seven members of the firm's…
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Tonkon Torp Business Department Adds Associate

Tyler Harkness has joined the Business Department at Tonkon Torp LLP, where he will be working with a variety of practice groups, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, taxation and corporate governance. Harkness is a 2015 graduate of…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsor OEDA Annual Conference

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA) Annual Conference, running October 18 through October 20. Rocky Dallum organized the sponsorship and attended the conference.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Equal Justice Works Dinner in DC

On October 20, Tonkon Torp was a benefactor sponsor at the annual Equal Justice Works Dinner in Washington, DC. Equal Justice Works provides opportunities for law students and new lawyers to pursue their passion in public interest law.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PHRMA Appreciation Event

Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at the PHRMA (Portland Human Resource Management Association) Member & Volunteer Appreciation Event held October 15 at OMSI. Corbett Gordon, a PHRMA board member, attended the event along with Clay Creps.
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Dan Skerritt Shares Cross-Examination Skills with Young Lawyers

Trial lawyer Dan Skerritt recently spoke to the Young Lawyers Section of the Multnomah Bar Association on the art of cross-examination. He provided tips on how to improve cross-examination skills, ways to organize topics to take advantage of…
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Sarah Einowski Joins Inn of Court Executive Committee

Tonkon Torp litigator Sarah Einowski has accepted the invitation to join the Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court Executive Committee as an at-large member. Inns of Court work to improve advocacy and professionalism skills among litigators. The Inn…
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Jan Neuman Speaks at Drought Symposium

Janet Neuman spoke on a panel at Drought in the American West: A Symposium on Law, Policy, and Science. She and her fellow panelists discussed planning for drought and managing conflict over scarce water resources. The program was presented by the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 15th Annual OBA Statesman Dinner

On October 12, Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 15th annual Statesman Dinner, held by the Oregon Business Association (OBA). The sponsorship was organized by the Government Relations practice group.
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Tonkon Torp Raises Funds for Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger

On October 9, Tonkon Torp concluded its annual participation in the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) fundraising campaign. Jessica Morgan, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Laura Petch organized the firm's fundraising efforts.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts CLE on Brand Protection

Tonkon Torp recently hosted a Continuing Legal Education panel discussion, Brand Protection in the Transactional Context. Tom Palmer, chair of the Tonkon Torp Corporate Finance practice group, moderated the panel, which included Chris Erickson…
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Intellectual Property Team Members Join International Trademark Association Committees

Tonkon Torp attorney Chris Erickson and paralegal Lisa Gabel have been appointed to committees of the International Trademark Association (INTA) for the 2016-2017 term. Erickson is joining the Non-Traditional Marks Committee, which develops and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Bike Commute Challenge

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the Bicycle Transportation Alliance's (BTA) September 2015 Bike Commute Challenge. Tonkon Torp had a team compete in the Challenge and our sponsorship was acknowledged at the BTA's October 7 Awards Party.
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