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Tonkon Torp Hosts Global Practices Special Interest Group of PHRMA

On January 13, Tonkon Torp hosted the Global Practices Special Interest Group of PHRMA for their 2015 kick-off event. Corbett Gordon brought the event to Tonkon Torp; she is a member of the PHRMA (Portland Human Resources Management Association…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to New Avenues for Youth

Tonkon Torp made a donation to New Avenues for Youth, a nonprofit providing a variety of outcome-based programs and services designed to empower youth to exit street life and lead healthy, independent lives. The donation was made in honor of Tom…
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New Online Form 1023-EZ Makes Applying for Recognition of 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status Easier

Shouka Rezvani, the chair of Tonkon Torp's Nonprofit & Tax Exempt Entities group, had an article published in the Fall 2014 issue of the Oregon State Bar's Nonprofit Organizations Law Section Newsletter. In her article, Shouka reviews the new Form…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Moss Adams

On December 16, Tonkon Torp hosted representatives from Moss Adams for a mixer and charitable event. Tonkon and Moss Adams attendees networked while organizing and packaging toiletry donations into gift bags.
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes Three New Partners

Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Ryan Bledsoe, Marco Materazzi, and Jeanette Schuster to the partnership, effective January 1, 2015. “Ryan, Marco and Jeanette are three fine examples of Tonkon Torp’s approach to expanding and strengthening the partnership…
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Tonkon Torp Adds Labor & Employment Lawyer

Lindsay Reynolds has joined the Labor & Employment practice at Tonkon Torp LLP, where she will represent employers on a variety of matters. A 2014 graduate, cum laude, of New England School of Law, Reynolds served as a law clerk at firms in Boston…
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Tonkon Torp Among Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Service Firms for a Decade

Tonkon Torp has again been recognized as one of Oregon’s most admired professional services firms in The Portland Business Journal’s 2014 “Most Admired Companies” survey. The Business Journal’s annual poll of Oregon CEOs asks them to identify the…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Portland Workforce Alliance

Tonkon Torp hosted the Portland Workforce Alliance (PWA) for a board meeting on December 9. Portland Workforce Alliance is dedicated to building enduring partnerships between local businesses and Portland metro high schools.
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Tonkon Sponsors Queen's Bench Luncheon

Robyn Aoyagi, Loree Devery, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Sarah Villanueva attended Queen Bench's 24th Annual Holiday Luncheon on December 9. Tonkon Torp was a luncheon sponsor at the event, which honored Oregon women judges.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts OMLA Annual Meeting

On December 8, Tonkon Torp hosted the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) for their annual member meeting. Tonkon's Diversity Task Force brought the event to Tonkon Torp.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women in Enviroment Workshop

On December 4, Tonkon Torp welcomed Women in Environment (WiE) for an encore presentation of their sold out communication skills workshop (held at Tonkon Torp in September). WiE member Jeanette Schuster and Tonkon's Environmental & Natural Resources…
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Palmer & Schmidt Discuss Private Offering Reforms, Including Crowdfunding

Tom Palmer and Drea Schmidt recently gave a presentation on 2013 reforms regarding private offerings, including crowdfunding, to audit and tax partners and managers at the accounting firm of Moss Adams LLP. The lawyers, members of Tonkon Torp’s…
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U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Ranks Tonkon Torp in Many Practice Areas

The newly-released U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers 2015 edition of the “Best Law Firms” gives Tonkon Torp national ranking for five practice areas. The firm was again named among the nation’s best for Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law…
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Tonkon Torp Donates Cell Phones for Oregon Food Bank

Danny Enroth and Tonkon's IT Department, worked to collect about 30 used cell phones. The phones were sold to a recycling center and the proceeds from the sale were donated to the Oregon Food bank.
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Tonkon Torp Contributes to Oregon Law Center

Tonkon Torp made its annual contribution to the Oregon Law Center (OLC), to help fund the OLC's Southeast Legal Clinic. The OLC provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals to assure fairness on matters related to critical needs like…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Jewish Federation

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland (JFGP). The JFGP works to connect Portland's Jewish community and offers networking, education, and community involvement programs.
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Tonkon Torp Contributes to Costco Scholarship

Through a request from Jeff Keeney and the Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group, Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Costco Scholarship Fund. The Costco Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to highly qualified underrepresented minority…
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Miller Demystifies Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Max Miller, Jr. shared information and perspective about the Portland Harbor Superfund Site at a recent Continuing Legal Education seminar hosted by the Multnomah Bar Association. He and another speaker discussed the law and history behind the…
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Denton and Millender Discuss Equity Compensation for LLCs and Partnerships

On November 7, Justin Denton and Michael Millender, attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Business Law Practice, spoke at the Oregon State Bar’s Business Law Section annual seminar, “Business Law 2014: From Private M&A to Cybersecurity and Privacy Law.” Their…
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Creps Explains Portland Sick Leave Ordinance at State’s Annual Employment Law Conference

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay Creps was a speaker at the Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries’ (BOLI) annual employment law conference, held November 6 and 7, 2014 at the Oregon Convention Center. Creps and a BOLI specialist shared…
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