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Tonkon Torp Government Relations Practice Adds Lawyer
Rocky Dallum has joined the highly regarded Government Relations and Public Policy practice group at Tonkon Torp. Dallum, who previously worked in Oregon politics, returns to his roots with a business law degree and nearly five years of experience as…
Turid Owren Speaks on Panel at Annual Immigration Conference
Turid Owren, who leads Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration Practice Group, was a panel participant at the annual conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in Boston last month. Three speakers addressed the topic of "Top…
Financial Services Group Covers Liability and SEC Testimonial Rule for Compliance Newsletter
Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services practice group issued another installment in their Funds and Advisers Compliance Update newsletter. Jessica Morgan co-authored the Update, which covered Chief Compliance Officer liability and how the SEC Testimonial…
Sherrill Corbett joins Tonkon Torp Managing Board
Tonkon Torp has elected partner Sherrill Corbett to the firm’s Managing Board. Sherrill chairs the Mergers & Acquisitions practice group, where she provides counsel on the purchase and sale of businesses and formation of complex joint ventures.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Easter Seals Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp was an "Eagle Sponsor" at Easter Seals of Oregon's "Send a Kid to Camp" Golf Tournament on July 14. Kurt Ruttum was the organizing attorney for this event and participated in the tournament along with Bob Carey, Jessica Morgan, and…
2014 Super Lawyers Honors 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Twenty-three Tonkon Torp attorneys in 11 practice areas have been named to the national 2014 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, including three partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers…
Max Miller Named Vice Chair of RACC Executive Committee
Tonkon Torp environmental lawyer Max M. Miller, Jr. has been elected Vice Chair of the Regional Arts & Culture Council's (RACC) Executive Committee for the 2014-2015 term. Max has been a member of the RACC board of directors since 2009 and has been a…
Al Kennedy Discusses Archdiocese Bankruptcy Case Issues
Tonkon Torp bankruptcy attorney Albert Kennedy was a panelist at a recent presentation on the precedent-setting Portland Archdiocese bankruptcy cases that were adjudicated in 2007. The event was hosted by the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Third Rail Repertory Theatre
On July 12, Tonkon Torp hosted Third Rail Repertory Theatre for a donor and cast party. Ava Schoen, a Third Rail board member, was the attorney in charge of this event. Ava Schoen, a Third Rail board member, was the attorney in charge of this event.
Tonkon Torp’s Jeff Bradford Joins Federal Bar Association Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Bradford has been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), Oregon Chapter. Bradford is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. He focuses his practice on breach of contract actions…
Colin Love-Geiger Offers Tips for Using Technology in Court
Colin Love-Geiger gave a presentation on the use of technology in the courtroom at the annual convention of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel on June 20, 2014. The hands-on session provided information and an opportunity for litigators to…
Tonkon Torp Hosts “Show Me the Money” Primers for Entrepreneurs
Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group recently hosted the final program in its “Show Me the Money” series, designed to help start-up companies understand funding issues in connection with the launch and growth of their businesses. The…
Neuman Discusses Wells with Portland Realtors
Jan Neuman spoke to realtors in Oregon City and East Multnomah County about water wells at Stewart Title educational sessions held on June 3 and June 24. Jan provided an overview and covered common questions about domestic wells on rural and suburban…
Steven Wilker Discusses No-Fly Ruling on Local News
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Steven Wilker was interviewed on KGW and KOIN about yesterday's ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown ordering the government to change their rules and procedures regarding the no-fly list. Steven appeared in…
Denton Provides Perspective to Auto Dealers on Buy-Sell Issues
Tonkon Torp co-sponsored the 2014 Northwest Dealership Seminar held on June 18 in Lake Oswego, OR. At the event, Justin Denton participated on a panel along with three other industry experts to discuss pressing Buy-Sell developments.
Petersen and Delano Discuss PURPA with Oregon’s Solar Industry
Tonkon Torp sponsored the Solar Oregon Solar Now! University on June 13 in Hillsboro, OR. During the event, David Petersen and Duncan Delano gave a presentation on “Requiring Utilities to Buy Solar Power under PURPA.”
Corbett & Wilker Deliver Primer on Data Security and Breach Response
Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker presented a June 12 Continuing Legal Education seminar on the hot topic of data security and breach response for members of the Oregon Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.