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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Annual AILA Gala
Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Gala on October 22. Melina LaMorticella managed Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with clients, and seven members of the firm's…
Tonkon Torp Business Department Adds Associate
Tyler Harkness has joined the Business Department at Tonkon Torp LLP, where he will be working with a variety of practice groups, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, taxation and corporate governance. Harkness is a 2015 graduate of…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Equal Justice Works Dinner in DC
On October 20, Tonkon Torp was a benefactor sponsor at the annual Equal Justice Works Dinner in Washington, DC. Equal Justice Works provides opportunities for law students and new lawyers to pursue their passion in public interest law.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors PHRMA Appreciation Event
Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at the PHRMA (Portland Human Resource Management Association) Member & Volunteer Appreciation Event held October 15 at OMSI. Corbett Gordon, a PHRMA board member, attended the event along with Clay Creps.
Dan Skerritt Shares Cross-Examination Skills with Young Lawyers
Trial lawyer Dan Skerritt recently spoke to the Young Lawyers Section of the Multnomah Bar Association on the art of cross-examination. He provided tips on how to improve cross-examination skills, ways to organize topics to take advantage of…
Sarah Einowski Joins Inn of Court Executive Committee
Tonkon Torp litigator Sarah Einowski has accepted the invitation to join the Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court Executive Committee as an at-large member. Inns of Court work to improve advocacy and professionalism skills among litigators. The Inn…
Jan Neuman Speaks at Drought Symposium
Janet Neuman spoke on a panel at Drought in the American West: A Symposium on Law, Policy, and Science. She and her fellow panelists discussed planning for drought and managing conflict over scarce water resources. The program was presented by the…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 15th Annual OBA Statesman Dinner
On October 12, Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 15th annual Statesman Dinner, held by the Oregon Business Association (OBA). The sponsorship was organized by the Government Relations practice group.
Tonkon Torp Raises Funds for Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger
On October 9, Tonkon Torp concluded its annual participation in the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) fundraising campaign. Jessica Morgan, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Laura Petch organized the firm's fundraising efforts.
Tonkon Torp Hosts CLE on Brand Protection
Tonkon Torp recently hosted a Continuing Legal Education panel discussion, Brand Protection in the Transactional Context. Tom Palmer, chair of the Tonkon Torp Corporate Finance practice group, moderated the panel, which included Chris Erickson…
Intellectual Property Team Members Join International Trademark Association Committees
Tonkon Torp attorney Chris Erickson and paralegal Lisa Gabel have been appointed to committees of the International Trademark Association (INTA) for the 2016-2017 term. Erickson is joining the Non-Traditional Marks Committee, which develops and…
Email Etiquette for Young Lawyers
In his article for the October issue of Multnomah Lawyer, Tonkon Torp business attorney Michael Willes discusses the importance of mastering email etiquette for young lawyers. Taking a conscientious approach to one's communications and respecting the…
Lindsay Reynolds Appointed to Ambassador Board of Komen Oregon
Tonkon Torp attorney Lindsay Reynolds has been appointed to the newly formed Ambassador Board of Susan G. Komen Oregon and SW Washington. The Komen Ambassador Board is comprised of young professionals who are working to help further the mission and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors JRCLS 2015 Annual Leadership Conference
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the J. Reuben Clark Law Society's annual leadership conference on October 1-2 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jeff Bradford organized the sponsorship and attended the conference, moderating a panel about student mentorship…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Annual "A Gathering of Good"
On October 1, Tonkon Torp sponsored Metropolitan Family Service's (MFS) annual "A Gathering of Good" dinner and fundraiser. Tonkon's participation with the event was led by Steven Wilker, chair of the MFS board of directors and executive committee.
Haley Morrison Named to Playworks Pacific Northwest Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Haley Morrison has been named to the board of directors of Playworks Pacific Northwest, which uses play to help create positive environments for building leadership and fostering teamwork at area elementary schools.
Tonkon Torp Immigration Group Holds Breakfast Briefing
Tonkon Torp's Immigration practice group hosted a breakfast briefing to provide a practical review of immigration recordkeeping requirements that impact all businesses, HR professionals, and employers. The attorneys provided a deep dive into Form I-9…