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Haley Morrison Named to Playworks Pacific Northwest Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Haley Morrison has been named to the board of directors of Playworks Pacific Northwest, which uses play to help create positive environments for building leadership and fostering teamwork at area elementary schools.
Tonkon Torp Immigration Group Holds Breakfast Briefing
Tonkon Torp's Immigration practice group hosted a breakfast briefing to provide a practical review of immigration recordkeeping requirements that impact all businesses, HR professionals, and employers. The attorneys provided a deep dive into Form I-9…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Multnomah Athletic Club Anniversary
Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship payment to the Multnomah Athletic Club (MAC) in support of their 125th anniversary agenda. Formed in 1891, MAC is a private, not-for-profit athletic and social club in southwest Portland.
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Humanities in 2015
Tonkon Torp made a donation to Oregon Humanities, an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Oregon Humanities was established in 1971 and works to connect Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors NACD Northwest Chapter
Led by Tom Palmer, Tonkon Torp made an annual sponsorship payment to the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Northwest Chapter. The NACD works to advance exemplary board leadership, providing information and insights that board members…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Classroom Law Project Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Classroom Law Project's 14th Annual Golf Tournament on September 28. Classroom Law Project (CLP) works to prepare youth to become active, engaged, and informed participants in democratic society.
Morris Galen Receives Jaqua Distinguished Alumnus Award
Morris Galen, a founding partner of Tonkon Torp, has been honored with the 2015 Jaqua Distinguished Alumnus Award, presented by the University of Oregon School of Law. The award was presented at the Alumni Reunion Reception and Award Dinner in Eugene…
Tonkon Torp Hosts TiE "Confessions of an Entrepreneur" Event
On September 23, Tonkon Torp and our Entrepreneurial Services Group hosted TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), for the latest installment in their series "Confessions of an Entrepreneur," featuring a speech by Monica Enand of Zapproved.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Targeting Hope Gala
Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Targeting Hope - Changing the Face of Cancer Gala on September 18. The evening was a celebration of the successful $1 billion Knight Cancer Challenge fundraiser, to which Tonkon Torp made several donations.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 3rd Annual Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the third annual "Cornhole Classic" put on by Portland YouthBuilders (PYB) on September 11. Ned Perry, a PYB board member, organized the sponsorship.
Michael Millender Named Co-Chair of Tonkon Torp Business Department
Michael Millender has been appointed co-chair of the Tonkon Torp Business Department. Millender is a partner in Tonkon Torp’s Taxation and Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits practice groups. His tax practice focuses on the federal, state and…
Chris Erickson and Jay Huh Present on Startup IP for "Tonkon Talk"
Chris Erickson and Jay Huh presented at the Entrepreneurial Services Group's September 2 "Tonkon Talk," held at the firm's CENTRL Office location in the Pearl District. The two attorneys discussed trademark and domain management, confidentiality…
Steven Wilker Elected Chair of Metropolitan Family Service Board
Steven Wilker was elected chair of the Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) board of directors. MFS was founded in 1950 and works to help people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity, and social isolation.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Open Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the WinCo Portland Open golf tournament held at Pumpkin Ridge August 28-30. Jeff Cronn, Kurt Ruttum, Sherrill Corbett, and Ron Greenman organized Tonkon's participation with the event, which involved filling 80…
Max Miller Studies Papal Encyclical on Climate and Environment
Max Miller authored an article, "What Does the Papal Encyclical, Laudato Si', Say to Lawyers?," for the Summer 2015 issue of The Long View, the quarterly publication put together by the Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future Section.
Jan Neuman Discusses Federal Water Policy for Water Values Podcast
Jan Neuman and another water lawyer reviewed the current state of the United States' federal water policy for the August installment of The Water Values podcast. The two lawyers discussed federal water regulatory oversight and the flaws in current…
Tonkon Torp Supports Youth Progress Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Sixth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 21. Youth Progress provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally, academically, and vocationally.
2 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Portland Lawyers of the Year
Two attorneys from Tonkon Torp have been named by Best Lawyers in America 2016 as Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. In each community, only one lawyer in each specialty is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer review survey.