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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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
Dan Skerritt Provides Insight in Oregon State Bar Master Class
Tonkon Torp trial lawyer Dan Skerritt participated in a Master Class session at the Oregon State Bar’s 22nd Annual Litigation Institute and Retreat. During the session, Learning from Top Litigators, Skerritt and his fellow panelists drew upon their…
Gwen Griffith Updates CPAs and lawyers on Recent Tax Cases and Rulings
Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith recently was a guest speaker at two events that updated certified public accountants, lawyers, and other tax professionals on significant 2014 Federal and State tax cases and rulings. She spoke to about 100 attendees…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors City Club of Portland
Tonkon Torp made a "research" sponsorship donation to the City Club of Portland. The donation will help to fund the City Club's Research Program, which enlists Club members in rigorous research, analysis, and writing to produce unbiased analyses of…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Hispanic Bar Association Dinner
Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force was a sponsor at the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association's 9th annual dinner on February 27.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors ACLU Annual Liberty Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a "Law Firm for Liberty" sponsor at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Oregon's annual Liberty Dinner on February 27. Steven Wilker organized Tonkon's participation with and attendance at the dinner.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 32nd Annual Freshwater Trust Gala
Tonkon Torp sponsored the Freshwater Trust's 32nd Annual Gala on February 27. Jan Neuman led Tonkon's involvement with the event.