Oregon Recognizes Inconvenient-Forum Doctrine

Michael Willes discussed Espinoza v. Evergreen Helicopters, Inc., in a "Recent Case Notes" article published in The Verdict, a quarterly publication of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. In the case, the Court of Appeals recognized that…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Le Monde for Third Annual Iron Chef Event

Tonkon Torp sponsored the Le Monde French Immersion Public Charter School's third annual Iron Chef fundraiser and student auction on May 2. Shouka Rezvani, a member of the Le Monde board of directors, was the lead attorney for the sponsorship.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors NW Bankruptcy Institute

Tonkon Torp's Bankruptcy practice group was a sponsor at the 2015 Northwest Bankruptcy Institute held in Portland May 1 and May 2.
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An Unconstitutional Delegation of Governmental Authority

Sarah Villanueva discussed City of Damascus v. Brown in a "Recent Case Notes" article published in The Verdict, a quarterly publication of the Oregon AssocIation of Defense Counsel. Sarah explains the reasons that the Court of Appeals declared House…
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Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Lake Bible Church

Tonkon Torp CIO Danny Enroth and the IT Department donated five desktop computers to the Lake Bible Church in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Classroom Law Project Dinner

On April 23, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) annual Legal Citizen Dinner. Steven Wilker, a CLP board member, organized Tonkon's participation at the event.
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Mark LeRoux and Michael Millender Cover Tax Planning at OLI

Mark LeRoux and Michael Millender spoke about tax planning for closely held businesses at a recent seminar on Representing Family and Closely Held Businesses presented by the Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark College.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts OSB Environmental & Natural Resources Section CLE

Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon State Bar's Environmental & Natural Resources section for a brownbag CLE lunch on April 21.
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Bob Carey Speaks to Labor Arbitrators

Bob Carey, chair of Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment practice group, recently spoke about the implications of social media policies and practices at the Pacific Northwest Labor Arbitrators Conference in Portland.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Naturalist Workshop

Tonkon Torp's Sustainability Committee hosted the workshop "Being a Naturalist in the Life of a Child" for staff and attorneys to learn about sharing the love of nature with the young people in their lives.
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Shouka Rezvani Joins OCF Portland Leadership Council

Shouka Rezvani has been invited to join the Leadership Council of The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) as a Metropolitan Portland Leadership Council Member. OCF leadership council members are volunteers who have proven their commitment to public…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at City Club Event

Tonkon Torp sponsored the April 17 "State of the State" event held by the City Club of Portland, featuring Governor Kate Brown. Caroline Harris Crowne organized Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with four other Tonkon attorneys…
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Toastmasters Thanks Caroline Harris Crowne

Caroline Harris Crowne and Tonkon Torp recently were thanked by the Suite Talkers Toastmasters Club for providing use of the firm’s conference room for club meetings and presentations. In a letter to Caroline, club officers expressed their…
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Haley Miller Morrison Joins Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice

Haley Miller Morrison has joined Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment practice group. She provides counsel to employers on a wide variety of matters, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage-and-hour issues, in both single plaintiff…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Susan G. Komen Luncheon

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the 9th annual "Lunch for the Cure" hosted by Susan G. Komen Oregon on April 16. Jessica Morgan was the lead attorney for the event and organized Tonkon's attendance. Susan G. Komen's mission is to save lives and end…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Team in Training Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp hosted Team in Training for an April 16 fundraiser benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Sarah Villanueva was the lead attorney for the event, which ended up being her most successful Team in Training fundraiser to date.
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Corbett Gordon Gives HR Pros Tools for Tough Conversations

Corbett Gordon was a keynote speaker at the recent 2015 Labor & Employment Law Advanced Practices (LEAP) conference in Las Vegas. Her session, “Tools for Tough HR-Management Conversations,” shared practical advice with HR pros about taking the edge…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Young Lawyers Social

Tonkon Torp sponsored a social for the Federal Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division on April 8. Jeff Bradford, a board member of the Oregon chapter of the FBA, organized the sponsorship.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Human Solutions Auction

Tonkon Torp was a "Community" sponsor at the annual auction and gala held by Human Solutions on April 11. Jon Stride organized Tonkon's participation with the auction.
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Tatiana Perry and Jessica Morgan Offer Information Privacy and Security Insights

Tatiana Perry and Jessica Morgan recently gave a presentation to a network of Portland women attorneys on legal, regulatory and reputational issues associated with data breaches, including information about the current cyber threat landscape and…
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