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Sarah Einowski Recognized by OSB for Pro Bono Contribution
On October 25, Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski was honored at the 2018 Annual Pro Bono Fair as one of just 33 attorneys in Oregon who reported over 200 hours of pro bono time in 2017. Sarah’s hours were dedicated to seven ACLU cases that Tonkon…
Jeff Bradford Accepted into Leadership Portland
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Jeff Bradford was accepted into the 2019 class of Leadership Portland, an annual program offered by the Portland Business Alliance (PBA) to cultivate and develop community leaders. Each year, PBA selects rising…
Frank Weiss Covers Insurance Fundamentals at Northwest Insurance Law Seminar
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Frank Weiss was a featured faculty member at the October 25 Northwest Insurance Law seminar. Frank presented a comprehensive “Insurance 101” overview. His talk covered insurance fundamentals, including: nuts and bolts…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Share Magical Estate Planning Lessons from the World of Harry Potter
On October 24, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Estate Planning Practice Group cast a spell during an engaging program that delivered valuable estate planning lessons through scenarios featuring the beloved characters and families from the Harry Potter…
Jeff Woodcox Discusses Mergers & Acquisitions for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Woodcox was featured in the Portland Business Journal's recent Mergers & Acquisitions Thought Leader Forum supplement. The supplement included a profile of Jeff as well as an interview with him and other thought leaders.
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses National Labor Relations Act
On October 19, Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore was a featured panelist at the Oregon State Bar Labor & Employment Section's annual seminar. Her panel was titled, "NLRA: Don't Step In It - What You Need to Know About Labor Law to Represent…
Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2019 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2019 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for six business law service categories including Land Use & Zoning Law, Securities Regulation, Commercial…
Lindsay Reynolds Discusses Oregon Equal Pay Act for OWLS AdvanceSheet
Lindsay Reynolds discusses the 2017 Oregon Equal Pay Act for an article in the new Fall issue of Oregon Women Lawyers' AdvanceSheet.
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Speak at TiE Startup Bootcamp
On October 17, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services and Labor & Employment practice groups spoke to Oregon startups at the TiE Oregon Bootcamp.
David Petersen Talks CLT on Business of Portland Podcast
On October 9, Tonkon Torp partner David Petersen was a guest on the "Business of Portland" podcast produced by Pamplin Media. He spoke with hosts Joseph Gallivan and Stephanie Basalyga about cross-laminated timber (CLT), its prospects for new…
Steven Wilker Joins Board of Directors for Classic Wine Auction
Tonkon Torp partner Steven Wilker has joined the board of directors for the Classic Wines Auction. The Classic Wines Auction raises funds for Oregon and Southwest Washington nonprofit organizations that focus on providing services to children and…
Abby Landon Reviews International Estate Planning
Tonkon Torp partner Abby Landon shared her expertise on international estate planning with members of the Eugene Estate Planning Council on September 18. During the presentation, Abby broke down how federal transfer tax is applied to noncitizen…
IP Attorneys Host Briefing to Help Companies Navigate Social Media and Website Pitfalls
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property Practice Group hosted a breakfast briefing on September 27 to help companies identify and navigate the legal pitfalls that litter the social media and website marketing landscape.
Tonkon Talks on Accelerating Growth on a Shoestring Budget
At the October 3 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Group hosted Kasey Jones, founder of, and Growth Strategist with, A Better Jones. The program focused on helping startups get bigger marketing ROI from limited budgets
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Lead Education Meeting for Greater Portland Compliance Association
On September 20, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services & Investment Management and Corporate Finance & Transactions practice groups hosted CCO's from investment advisers and broker dealers for the Greater Portland Compliance Association…
Jessica Morgan and Alex Tinker Featured on Western Regional Conference Panel
Jessica Morgan and Alex Tinker spoke on a panel of industry specialists to risk managers about the legal environment for cannabis-related business operators at the Western Regional Conference on September 18.
Tonkon Torp Fundraises for 2018 Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger Campaign
Tonkon Torp is proud to announce the launch of its annual fundraising efforts in support of the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) campaign. The OLAH campaign, launched in 1997, supports the work of the Oregon Food Bank.
Gwen Griffith Breaks Down Capital Accounts for Mid-Valley Tax Forum
Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith spoke at the Mid-Valley Tax Forum on September 18 about partnership capital accounts and how they operate in Oregon. She shared background on the original intent of capital accounts, why they are only available for…