2014-15 Tonkon Torp Scholarship Recipient Announced

Gabe Hinman, a third-year student at Lewis & Clark Law School, is the recipient of the annual Moe M. Tonkon and Frederick Torp Scholarship for 2014-15. Lewis and Clark Law School Dean Jennifer Johnson and Associate Dean Martha Spence selected Hinman…
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Jay Huh Leads "Tonkon Talk" on Funding Terminology

Jay Huh guided startups, investors, and service providers to startups through language commonly used in financing term sheets. He also explained capitalization tables and defined the concept of dilution and what it means to a startup, its founders…
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Darcy Norville Elected Managing Partner at Tonkon Torp

Tonkon Torp partner Darcy Norville has been elected managing partner of the firm effective July 1, 2015. Norville succeeds Michael Morgan, who has held the role since 2006.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Youth, Rights & Justice

Tonkon Torp hosted Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) on July 16 for their anniversary campaign wrap party. YRJ board member Gwen Griffith brought the event to Tonkon.
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Blerina Kotori Selected for Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section

Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar’s Civil Rights Section. The Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section provides bar members with opportunities to develop their civil rights…
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Corbett Gordon Presents on Second Chance Employment for PHRMA

Corbett Gordon presented at a seminar on "Re-entry and Second Chance Employment" at the July 15 meeting of the Portland Human Resources Management Association (PHRMA). The Oregon state senate recently passed a bill that, once signed by Governor Brown…
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Drea Schmidt & Claire Brown Explain Oregon’s Crowdfunding Regs

During a recent Oregon State Bar event in Bend, attorneys Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke to lawyers and accountants about crowdfunding, including the Oregon Intrastate Offering regulations.
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Kristin Bremer Moore Offers Tips on Minimizing Attorney Fee Exposure

Litigator Kristin Bremer Moore was a speaker at the 2015 annual convention of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (OADC), held recently in Sunriver. She and another Portland attorney addressed the topic, “Hedging Your Bets - Using offers of…
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Max Miller Provides Clarity on Sediment Site Cleanup

Max Miller Jr., of Tonkon Torp’s Environmental & Natural Resources practice group, provided an in-depth legal overview of cost allocation for contaminated sediment site cleanups to the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC). Max and his co…
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Gwen Griffith Discusses “Tax Messes” with OATC Members

Gwen Griffith recently gave an evening presentation to the Mid-Willamette Chapter of the Oregon Association of Tax Consultants entitled "Anatomy of a Tax Mess." In her talk, Gwen analyzed four real-life tax messes, exploring with the audience how…
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Gwen Griffith Addresses Key Estate Planning Topics

Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith was a guest speaker at a recent informational event, “Estate Planning and You,” hosted by Ameriprise Financial in downtown Portland. She addressed the key factors in good estate planning: making choices to implement…
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Gwen Griffith Addresses OASOTN

Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith, the director of the pro bono "CLiF Project" at Tonkon Torp, gave a workshop at the annual Oregon Adolescent Sex Offending Treatment Network (OASOTN) conference regarding relief from registration for juveniles. Her…
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Owen Blank and Gwen Griffith Provide Navigation Tools for Alternative Investments

Owen Blank and Gwen Griffith recently spoke at the Association of Public Pension Fund Auditors’ professional development conference in Portland, OR. Their presentation dove deep into the legal aspects of alternative investments such as hedge funds…
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Corbett Gordon Offers Youth Tips on Hiring/Firing Laws

At a recent event hosted by Tonkon Torp, Corbett Gordon spoke to a group of young adults from New Avenues for Youth about their legal rights and responsibilities in the world of work. Her presentation was part of the PAVE (Promoting Avenues to…
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Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Youth Progress

Tonkon Torp CIO Danny Enroth and the IT Department donated five desktop computers to Youth Progress, a nonprofit, independent living organization that has been providing Oregon's youth with the skills necessary to become successful community members…
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Tonkon Torp Acknowledged at 2015 Drammy Awards

Tonkon Torp was acknowledged at the 2015 Drammy Awards on June 29 as a thank you for allowing the Drammy Committee to meet at Tonkon Torp. The mission of the Drammy Committee is to increase the attention paid to live theatre produced in Portland by…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend Latino

Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group sponsored the Portland Startup Weekend Latino event which ran June 26 through June 28. Portland Startup Weekend is a competition that brings together software developers, graphics designers, and…
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Tonkon Torp Establishes CENTRL Office Location

Tonkon Torp has established an office at CENTRL Office, the new collaborative workspace on NW 14th and Everett in the Pearl District. The firm joins a mix of CENTRL Office tenants including PIE (Portland Incubator Experiment), the Oregon Angel Fund…
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Jeff Bradford Featured in Alumni Profile

Jeff Bradford was featured in the June 2015 issue of Amicus, Michigan Law E-News, in the alumni profile article, "Perfect Stranger", in which he discussed the culture of charity at the University of Michigan Law School.
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Information Privacy & Security Attorneys Host Compliance Professionals

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Information Privacy & Security Group recently hosted members affiliated with the Greater Portland Compliance Association for a seminar on cyber security. Tatiana Perry, Lauren Wallace and Eric Beach spoke to the…
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