31 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2018 Super Lawyers Lists

Thirty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in 11 practice areas have been included in the 2018 Oregon Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists.

Tonkon Torp partner and bankruptcy authority Albert Kennedy has been once again recognized on the Top 50 list of Oregon lawyers rated most highly by their peers statewide.

New to the Super Lawyers list are business litigators Ryan Bledsoe and Christopher Pallanch.

Seven of Tonkon Torp’s 2018 Rising Stars – lawyers under age 40 – have previously appeared on the list: corporate lawyer Drea Schmidt, estate lawyer Sarah Einowski, business litigators Alex Tinker and Michael Willes, IP litigator Eric Beach, labor and employment lawyer Haley Morrison, and tax lawyer Michael Mangan.

Super Lawyers are selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in dozens of practice areas. Factors considered in the nomination and peer evaluation of potential Super Lawyers include education and employment background, experience, representative clients, pro bono and community service, and honors and awards.

Tonkon Torp’s 2018 Oregon Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are listed below, along with their primary practice areas:

Business Bankruptcy
Albert N. Kennedy

Owen Blank
Justin Denton
Brenda Meltebeke
Leon Simson

Business Litigation
Ryan Bledsoe
Paul Conable
Caroline Harris Crowne
William (Rick) F. Martson, Jr.
Christopher Pallanch
Ned Perry
Dan Skerritt
Anna Sortun
Jon Stride
Alex Tinker – Rising Star
Michael Willes – Rising Star

Estate & Probate
Sarah Einowski – Rising Star
Abby Wool Landon
John Rosenfeld

Employment Litigation
Bob Carey
Clay Creps
Haley Morrison – Rising Star

General Litigation
Darian Stanford

Intellectual Property
Parna Mehrbani

Intellectual Property Litigation
Eric Beach – Rising Star
Steven Wilker

Mergers & Acquisitions
James Hein – Rising Star
Thomas Palmer
Kurt Ruttum

Securities & Corporate Finance
Drea Schmidt – Rising Star

Michael ManganRising Star

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