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Tonkon Torp Hosts OSB Environmental & Natural Resources Section CLE
Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon State Bar's Environmental & Natural Resources section for a brownbag CLE lunch on April 21.
Shouka Rezvani Joins OCF Portland Leadership Council
Shouka Rezvani has been invited to join the Leadership Council of The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) as a Metropolitan Portland Leadership Council Member. OCF leadership council members are volunteers who have proven their commitment to public…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at City Club Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored the April 17 "State of the State" event held by the City Club of Portland, featuring Governor Kate Brown. Caroline Harris Crowne organized Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with four other Tonkon attorneys…
Toastmasters Thanks Caroline Harris Crowne
Caroline Harris Crowne and Tonkon Torp recently were thanked by the Suite Talkers Toastmasters Club for providing use of the firm’s conference room for club meetings and presentations. In a letter to Caroline, club officers expressed their…
Haley Miller Morrison Joins Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice
Haley Miller Morrison has joined Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment practice group. She provides counsel to employers on a wide variety of matters, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage-and-hour issues, in both single plaintiff…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Susan G. Komen Luncheon
Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the 9th annual "Lunch for the Cure" hosted by Susan G. Komen Oregon on April 16. Jessica Morgan was the lead attorney for the event and organized Tonkon's attendance. Susan G. Komen's mission is to save lives and end…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Team in Training Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp hosted Team in Training for an April 16 fundraiser benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Sarah Villanueva was the lead attorney for the event, which ended up being her most successful Team in Training fundraiser to date.
Corbett Gordon Gives HR Pros Tools for Tough Conversations
Corbett Gordon was a keynote speaker at the recent 2015 Labor & Employment Law Advanced Practices (LEAP) conference in Las Vegas. Her session, “Tools for Tough HR-Management Conversations,” shared practical advice with HR pros about taking the edge…
Tatiana Perry and Jessica Morgan Offer Information Privacy and Security Insights
Tatiana Perry and Jessica Morgan recently gave a presentation to a network of Portland women attorneys on legal, regulatory and reputational issues associated with data breaches, including information about the current cyber threat landscape and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Literary Arts Book Awards Ceremony
Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the April 13 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony held by Literary Arts. Tom Palmer and Shouka Rezvani led Tonkon's involvement with the event, which celebrated the 30th anniversary of Literary Arts, as well as the newly…
When Is an Appraisal Provision in a Contract an "Arbitration Agreement"?
Scott Seidman co-authored an article, "When Is an Appraisal Provision in a Contract an 'Arbitration Agreement'?", published in the Spring 2015 issue of The Litigation Journal, the quarterly publication put together by the Oregon State Bar. Scott…
Owen Blank Honored with Bar Association Pro Bono Award
Tonkon Torp business attorney Owen Blank has been honored with the 2015 Pro Bono Award of Merit, sponsored by the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA), Legal Aid Services of Oregon, and the Oregon Law Center. The award is given annually to a lawyer who…
Tonkon Torp at PGE Diversity Summit
Ruth Betancourt, Danny Enroth, Max Miller, and Tyrone Washington, members of Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force, attended PGE's 2015 Diversity Summit on April 7. The summit brought together more than 1,000 members of the community to learn and share…
Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Broadway Rose Theatre
Tonkon Torp CIO Danny Enroth and the IT Department donated four desktop computers to the Broadway Rose Theatre. The Broadway Rose Theatre is Oregon's premier musical theater company with a mission to create unparalleled musical theater experiences…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Entrepreneurs Event
Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group recently hosted an event for the TiE Oregon Pitch Club. “Your Startup’s Go-to-Market Strategy” featured remarks by Portland area venture capitalist Diane Fraiman, a partner at Voyager Capital…
Gwen Griffith Article Highlights Latest Oregon Tax Law Decisions Relevant to Tax Practitioners
The April-May 2015 issue of CPA Journal features an article by Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith, who chairs the firm’s Taxation practice group. The article highlights the most relevant of the nearly 200 Oregon state tax law decisions issued in 2014…