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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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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Educator Symposium

Tonkon Torp was a workshop sponsor at the Right Brain Initiative's "Imagine This!" creativity symposium for educators on June 16-18. Imagine This! helps classroom teachers, arts teachers, principals, curriculum directors, and teaching artists deepen…
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Tonkon Torp in Oregon Business Magazine

Jeanette Schuster, chair of the Environmental & Natural Resources practice group at Tonkon Torp, promoted the good work accomplished by our clients, Gunderson LLC and Tidewater Transportation & Terminals, in a pair of articles published in in Oregon…
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Janet Neuman Weighs in on Federal Water Policy Question

Janet Neuman was a panelist at the 33rd annual Water Law Conference hosted by the American Bar Association in Denver on June 4 and 5, 2015. She and other panelists discussed the question of whether there should be a federal water policy to address…
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Melina LaMorticella Named Chair-Elect of AILA Oregon Chapter

Tonkon Torp attorney Melina LaMorticella is the new Chair-Elect of the Oregon Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). A member of Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration practice group, LaMorticella represents regional and…
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Chambers USA 2015 Guide Honors 7 Tonkon Torp Practices and 19 Lawyers

Seven Tonkon Torp practices and 19 attorneys have been honored in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide, published annually each May. Seventeen of the attorneys have been on the Chambers list previously. Newly recognized this year are corporate/M&A lawyers…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Club of Portland Golf Classic

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Oregon Club of Portland (OCOP) Golf Classic held at Pumpkin Ridge on June 8. Jessica Morgan, an OCOP board member, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. OCOP is a group of members united to promote and further the…
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David Petersen Recaps the Oregon Court of Appeal's Decision in Ooten v. Clackamas County

David Petersen is a Real Estate and Land Use attorney at Tonkon Torp. He and appellate attorney Robyn Ridler Aoyagi represented the petitioner in Ooten v. Clackamas County, 270 Or. App. 214 (2015). David summarizes the Oregon Court of Appeal's…
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