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Tonkon Torp Litigation Department Adds Two Lawyers
Sarah Villanueva and Michael Willes, two experienced trial attorneys, have joined the Litigation Department at Tonkon Torp LLP. Villanueva was an Assistant Attorney General in the Oregon Dept. of Justice, where she developed litigation and…
Griffith Speaks to Oregon Tax Practitioners about "Undoing" and "Unwinding" in Federal Tax Law
Tonkon Torp tax attorney, Gwendolyn Griffith, spoke at the October 31st IRS/Practitioners Forum held at the Oregon Convention Center. Griffith's presentation explored the options for tax practitioners when clients' tax actions do not match what the…
Corbett & Wilker Discuss “Big Data" Headaches
Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker were speakers at the Oregon State Bar Corporate Counsel Section's annual fall Continuing Legal Education event on October 22, 2014. They were among a group of attorneys and IT professionals addressing the topic, “Is…
Jan Neuman Presents at Annual Oregon Water Law Conference
Jan Neuman was a presenter at the Seminar Group's 23rd Annual Oregon Water Law Conference, on November 7. Jan co-presented on the subject of climate change, the sustainability of our water supplies, and the challenge of meeting future water needs.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2014 YRJ Gala
On November 8, Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor and table ambassador at the sixth annual wine and chocolate extravaganza held by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Gwen Griffith, YRJ Board President, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attendance at…
Wilker Explores Legal Issues Related to the Internet of Things and Drones
Steven Wilker recently spoke at an Oregon State Bar continuing legal education seminar focused on legal ramifications of the technology behind the "Internet of Things and Drones." The "Internet of Things" refers to the development of everyday objects…
Mike Morgan Discusses Law Industry for Oregon Business Magazine
Mike Morgan was one of two attorneys interviewed in Oregon Business Magazine for their recent "Powerlist: Law Firms" article. Oregon Business writer Kim Moore spoke with Mike about Tonkon Torp, litigation, trends in immigration law, and new, growing…
Michael Millender Explains Nexus for Tax Professionals
Business lawyer Michael Millender was a presenter at a National Business Institute continuing legal education seminar held October 28-29. The two-day seminar, Multi-State Business Tax for Pacific Northwest Practitioners, provided attendees with a…
Financial Services Group Reviews Enforcement Actions and Privacy Notices for Compliance Newsletter
Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services practice group issued another installment in their Funds and Advisers Compliance Update newsletter. The Update, co-authored by Jessica Morgan, covered such topics as recent SEC enforcement actions and the new Annual…
Tonkon Torp Donates to OHSU Foundation
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the OHSU Foundation as part of a coalition of Portland Business Alliance (PBA) businesses and union locals joining together under the campaign "Business and Labor Unite for the Knight." If OHSU raises $500 million by…
Entrepreneurial Services Group Hosts Solar Oregon Event
On October 29, Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group hosted Solar Oregon for their annual fundraiser and social event. Jeff Woodcox, Claire Brown, and Emily Katz attended the event, which was also sponsored by the ESG group.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Civil Rights Act Anniversary Event
kon Torp was an awards sponsor at the "50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Past, Present and Future" program held at Portland State University on October 6. The event featured a welcome from Portland Mayor Charlie Hales.
Coaching New Lawyers on Business Law Fundamentals
Business lawyer James Hein and litigator Caroline Harris Crowne were presenters at the Oregon State Bar’s annual SuperSaturday CLE (Continuing Legal Education) event on October 25, 2014. Hosted by the Oregon New Lawyers Division of the OSB, the day…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Environmental Section CLE
Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group sponsored the social hour at the OSB Environmental & Natural Resource Section's annual day-long "Year in Review" CLE seminar on October 24.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors ARCS Luncheon
Tonkon Torp co-sponsored a table with Geffen Mesher at the October 23 ARCS luncheon, held at the Portland Art Museum. ARCS Foundation, Inc. is a national organization dedicated to supporting the best and brightest U.S. graduate and undergraduate…