Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Broadway Rose Theatre

Tonkon Torp CIO Danny Enroth and the IT Department donated four desktop computers to the Broadway Rose Theatre. The Broadway Rose Theatre is Oregon's premier musical theater company with a mission to create unparalleled musical theater experiences…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Entrepreneurs Event

Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group recently hosted an event for the TiE Oregon Pitch Club. “Your Startup’s Go-to-Market Strategy” featured remarks by Portland area venture capitalist Diane Fraiman, a partner at Voyager Capital…
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Gwen Griffith Article Highlights Latest Oregon Tax Law Decisions Relevant to Tax Practitioners

The April-May 2015 issue of CPA Journal features an article by Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith, who chairs the firm’s Taxation practice group. The article highlights the most relevant of the nearly 200 Oregon state tax law decisions issued in 2014…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Networking Event for Upcoming Law School Grads

Tonkon Torp and University of Oregon Law School recently co-hosted an after-work event to give soon-to-be UO Law grads an opportunity for informal networking with practicing attorneys in Portland. Litigation Associates Sarah Villanueva and…
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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 2015. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on interviews with clients and…
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Claire Brown Volunteers for OWLS Book Drive

Claire Brown volunteered with Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) to help collect book donations for their Coffee Creek Book Drive. She was able to gather five banker boxes of books.
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Tonkon Torp Recognized as a Defender of Justice

Tonkon Torp earned a “Defenders of Justice” award at the annual Lawyers’ Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) awards luncheon in Portland on February 18, 2015. This award is given to firms whose average per lawyer contribution to the CEJ annual fund…
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Melina LaMorticella Discusses INA 204(I) at Immigration Law Conference

Melina LaMorticella was a presenter at the Annual Northwest Regional Immigration Law Conference held in Seattle, Washington. The conference, held March 19 and 20, was sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Melina's…
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David Petersen Leads Tonkon Torp Real Estate & Land Use Practice

David J. Petersen is the new chair of the Real Estate & Land Use practice group at Tonkon Torp. Petersen’s practice focuses on land use and government law. He has worked on behalf of developers and owners to bring a wide range of development projects…
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Melany Savitt Presents at Northwest Immigration Law Conference

Melany Savitt was a presenter at the Annual Northwest Regional Immigration Law Conference held in Seattle, Washington March 19 and March 20. The conference was sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Melany discussed L-1…
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Tonkon Torp Holds Free Legal Clinic to Entrepreneurs

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group – Claire Brown, David Forman, Jay Huh, Leon Simson, and Lauren Wallace – held a free legal clinic at the Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC) in Beaverton on March 12, 2015. At…
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Alan Perkins Provides Update on Employment Based Immigration

Alan Perkins, a partner in Tonkon Torp’s Immigration Department, recently presented an update to the Oregon State Bar’s International Law, Business Law and Taxation Sections on Employment Based Immigration Law. The presentation explored issues…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Workforce Alliance Breakfast

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the March 17 Portland Workforce Alliance (PWA) breakfast. Corbett Gordon, a member of the PWA board of directors, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event.
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Tonkon Torp Earns Gold Certification for Sustainability Efforts

Thanks to the leadership efforts of Tonkon Torp’s Sustainability Committee, the firm achieved Sustainability at Work’s gold certification. The certification recognizes the firm’s commitment to helping make Portland one of the cleanest, most…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Roberts-Deiz Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a gold sponsor at the March 13 Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner, hosted by Oregon Women Lawyers. Sarah Villanueva, a member of the Roberts-Deiz Award Committee, organized Tonkon's attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors ALS Gala

Tonkon Torp was a bronze sponsor at the ALS Association's 2015 Dinner & Auction Gala on March 14. Established in 1985, the ALS Association works to fight ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) on every front.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors All Hands Raised Roast

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the 20th Annual Roast hosted by All Hands Raised on March 10. The mission of All Hands Raised is to champion education, equity, and excellence inside and outside of the classroom by mobilizing leadership, ideas, resources…
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Jeff Cronn and Claire Brown Discuss Oregon's New Crowdfunding Rule

Jeff Cronn, Chair of Tonkon Torp LLP's Business Department, and Claire Brown, a Tonkon Torp associate practicing in the areas of corporate law and securities, recently gave a presentation to the Oregon State Bar’s Securities Regulation and…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women Founders Forum Reception

Tonkon Torp and the Entrepreneurial Services practice group hosted Women Founders Forum in March 9. The women's entrepreneurial event was co-sponsored by TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs).
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Drea Schmidt & Claire Brown Give Primer on Oregon Community Public Offerings Legislation

During a recent gathering of the TiE Oregon Pitch Club, hosted at Tonkon Torp’s offices, attorneys Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke to entrepreneurs about the new Oregon Community Public Offerings legislation. Drea and Claire, members of the firm…
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