Tonkon Torp Sponsors Roberts-Deiz Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a gold sponsor at the March 13 Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner, hosted by Oregon Women Lawyers. Sarah Villanueva, a member of the Roberts-Deiz Award Committee, organized Tonkon's attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors ALS Gala

Tonkon Torp was a bronze sponsor at the ALS Association's 2015 Dinner & Auction Gala on March 14. Established in 1985, the ALS Association works to fight ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) on every front.
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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…
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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…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women Founders Forum Reception

Tonkon Torp and the Entrepreneurial Services practice group hosted Women Founders Forum in March 9. The women's entrepreneurial event was co-sponsored by TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs).
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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…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Power of the Purse Event

Tonkon Torp was a patron sponsor at the March 6 "Power of the Purse" fundraiser event held by Girls Inc. at the Portland Hilton. Turid Owren, a Girls Inc. board member, organized Tonkon's participation with the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Classic Wines Auction

Led by Steven Wilker, Tonkon Torp sponsored the Classic Wines Auction on March 7. More than 870 guests attended the auction and raised nearly $3.2 million to support children and families.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Scholars Event

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Marathon Scholars' Winter Gold event on February 28. The event raised over $80,000. The Marathon Scholars program identifies students whose socio-economic situation may present them with profound challenges but who have…
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Dan Skerritt Shares Trial Preparation Advice with New Lawyers

Trial lawyer Dan Skerritt recently spoke to the Oregon State Bar’s New Lawyers Section as part of a series on the basics of practical litigation skills, focusing on trial preparation. Dan spoke to the gathering of 50 lawyers about opening statements…
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Turid Owren Speaks on Panel at the AILA Midyear CLE Conference

Turid Owren, who leads Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration practice group, was a faculty panelist at the 2015 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Midyear/Winter CLE Conference, “Riding the Waves of Immigration: Tackling Complex Business…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PILP Auction

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 20 Lewis & Clark Law School Public Interest Law Project (PILP) Auction. Alex Tinker led Tonkon's involvement with the auction.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors JBN's "Day of Hope"

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Jewish Business Network's (JBN) "A Day of Hope" on February 22. The "Day of Hope" is the JBN's annual fundraiser for local underprivileged families and the children of the Good Family Orphanage in Odessa, Ukraine.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at CEJ Luncheon

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the 24th Annual Awards Luncheon held by the Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) on February 18. Tonkon Torp was honored at the event as a "Defender of Justice."
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