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Founder of ZOOM Shares His Startup Journey at March Tonkon Talk
At the March 6 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group hosted Dave Sanders, M.D., former CEO and Co-Founder of ZOOM+Care. He shared stories and lessons learned from the founding, growth and sale of ZOOM.
Darcy Norville Recognized as One of Portland’s Women of Influence
Tonkon Torp Managing Partner Darcy Norville has been honored by the Portland Business Journal as one of its 2019 Women of Influence. The highly regarded award recognizes women who are business and community leaders in the greater Portland area.
James Hein Joins Transition Projects Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp partner James Hein has joined the Board of Directors of Transition Projects, Inc. (TPI). Transition Projects provides individuals with services, resources, and tools to help end their homelessness, secure housing, and maintain that…
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses Workplace Culture for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Kristin Bremer Moore was featured in the Portland Business Journal's recent Thought Leader Forum supplement on Workplace Culture. The supplement included a profile of Kristin as well as an interview with her and her fellow…
Drew Hagedorn Moderates Keynote Panel for AGC Annual Meeting
Tonkon Torp partner Drew Hagedorn moderated the opening keynote panel at the annual business meeting of the Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter. The panel, "Oregon’s New Political Landscape: What Does it Mean for Our Industry in…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 PILP Auction
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 23 Lewis & Clark Law School 28th Annual Public Interest Law Project (PILP) Auction. Alex Tinker led Tonkon's involvement with the auction and attended along with fellow Lewis & Clark alums Stephanie Grant and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 ACLU Liberty Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a "Guardian of Freedom" sponsor at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Oregon's annual Liberty Dinner on February 22. Sarah Einowski organized Tonkon's participation with the dinner and attended along with Steven…
Frank Weiss Talks Maximizing Insurance ROI for ACC Newsletter
Frank Weiss authored an article, "Maximize Your Insurance ROI: A Proactive Approach to Insurance Pays Off," for the January 2019 newsletter published by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) of Oregon.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 28th Annual CEJ Awards Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 28th Annual Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) Awards Luncheon on February 21. Darcy Norville led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with nine others from Tonkon Torp.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 JRCLS Conference
Tonkon Torp was a gold sponsor at the 2019 J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS) Conference February 14-16 in Seattle, Washington. Jeff Bradford led Tonkon's involvement with the event; he serves on the JRCLS Oregon Chapter Board of Directors as…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 OLSPIF Auction
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 15 Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund (OLSPIF) auction and dinner. The OLSPIF is a nonprofit run by and for students of the University of Oregon School of Law. Their mission is to enable law student…
Tonkon Talks Provides a Roadmap for CA Consumer Privacy Act
The February 6 Tonkon Talk guided business owners through the pending implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which passed in 2018. Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach provided background on the legislation, explained how broadly…
Melany Savitt Discusses PERM for NW Immigration Law Conference
Melany Savitt was a featured speaker at the NW Regional Immigration Law Conference on February 14 at Seattle University School of Law. Melany's session was entitled "Advanced PERM and PERM-Based I-140 Issues."
Jarell Hunt Elected Treasurer of OSB Securities Regulation Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Jarell Hunt has been elected Treasurer of the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section (SRS). Attorneys who belong to the SRS focus their practice on transactional issues or litigation involving securities.
Kristin Bremer Moore Speaks at NW Agriculture Show
Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore led a seminar on wage and hour issues in agriculture at the Northwest Agriculture Show. After reviewing the rules laid out in the Fair Standards Labor Act (FLSA), and the Oregon and Washington wage and hour…
Bob Koch Appointed to OSB Procedure and Practice Committee
Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Koch has been appointed to a three-year term on the Procedure and Practice Committee of the Oregon State Bar (OSB). The committee studies and makes recommendations to the OSB Board of Governors on the procedures and practices…
Lindsay Reynolds Discusses Oregon Equal Pay Act on OPB News
Lindsay Reynolds was featured on OPB News discussing Oregon’s newly implemented Equal Pay Act. She spoke with Kristian Foden-Vencil about how the Act, which went into effect on January 1, expands upon existing federal and state laws to increase…
A New Year of Tonkon Talks Kicks Off with Discussion on Business Scaling
At the January 9 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group hosted Deepa Seshan, President of Kindle Consulting LLC. Her talk focused on helping startups scale up in a supportable manner.