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Rachel Atchison and Michael Millender Review Opportunity Zones for OSB Securities Regulation Section

Rachel Atchison and Michael Millender provided an overview of Opportunity Zone tax incentives at the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section Annual Meeting.
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Pallanch and Forman Discuss Patchwork CBD Regulations for PBJ Thought Leadership Podcast

Tonkon Torp attorneys Christopher Pallanch and David Forman are featured guests on the October 22 episode of the Portland Business Journal’s Thought Leadership Podcast. Their episode explores the complicated regulatory landscape of cannabidiol (CBD…
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Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani Host Seminar on Trademarks in the Cannabis Industry

Tonkon Torp partners Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani hosted a seminar on October 24 to discuss trademark issues specific to the cannabis industry. Their program included an introduction to the process of researching and obtaining trademark rights…
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Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2020 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2020 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for six business law service categories including Land Use & Zoning Law, Securities Regulation, Commercial…
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes Business Associate Mick Harris

Tonkon Torp welcomes associate Mick Harris to the firm’s Business Department, where he will focus on business law. "Tonkon Torp has a sterling reputation in the community and the chance to practice law alongside my new colleagues is a remarkable…
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Gwen Griffith Reviews LLC Operating Agreements for OSB Broadbrush Taxation Event

Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith was a featured speaker at the “Broadbrush Taxation: Tax Law for Non-Tax Lawyers” seminar hosted by the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section. The event was designed to help non-tax lawyers understand key tax issues.
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes Litigation Associate Timothy Wright

Timothy Wright has joined Tonkon Torp as an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. His practice will focus on resolving commercial disputes.
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Tonkon Talk Guides Startups Around Employment Law Pitfalls

The October Tonkon Talk provided startups with a roadmap for working with independent contractors. Kristin Bremer Moore, Chair of Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment Practice Group, broke down the differences between employees and independent…
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Alex Tinker Presents at TiE Oregon Guide to Intersection of Health, Tech, and Cannabis

Alex Tinker was a featured speaker at the Guide to the Intersection of Health, Tech & Cannabis seminar hosted by TiE Oregon. He focused on the cannabis industry’s complex transition as it becomes regulated at the state level while still largely…
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Sarah Einowski Accepted into Leadership Portland

Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski was accepted into the 2020 class of Leadership Portland, an annual program offered by the Portland Business Alliance (PBA) to cultivate and develop community leaders.
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Michael Fletcher and Justin Denton Speak at Northwest Dealerships Seminar

Tonkon Torp partners Michael Fletcher and Justin Denton spoke at the 2019 Northwest Dealerships Seminar.
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes New Business Associate Ferdinand Ruplin

Ferdinand “Ferdie” Ruplin has joined Tonkon Torp as an associate in the firm’s Business Department and Cannabis Industry Group. His practice will focus on business law, the CBD and hemp industry, corporate finance, and financial services.
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Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach Brief Businesses on California Consumer Privacy Act

Tonkon Torp attorneys Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach continued their series of briefings to introduce the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to the Portland business community. The CCPA is a sweeping consumer privacy law that goes into effect on…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Presents at Retreat for Female-led Cannabis Companies

Tonkon Torp attorneys Sherrill Corbett, Jessica Morgan, and Kristin Bremer Moore were featured speakers at Females to the Front, a retreat for women founders in the cannabis space hosted by The Initiative.
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Parna Mehrbani Speaks to First Year Law Students about Professionalism

Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani spoke at the opening session of the Lewis & Clark Law School Foundations of Professional Practice class
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PODCAST: Vineyard Allowed To Sue Cannabis Farm

A federal judge is allowing a case to move forward that pits Oregon’s wine and cannabis industries against each other.
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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Hold Briefing for Greater Portland Compliance Association

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services & Investment Management and Labor & Employment practice groups provided a briefing for chief compliance officers for investment advisers and broker dealers.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Employers for Worksite Enforcement Business Immigration Briefing

Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted their annual business immigration briefing for employers focusing on worksite enforcement by ICE, DOL, and USCIS.
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Jeff Cronn Talks Transition Planning for Family-Owned Businesses

Jeff Cronn has an article, "Exit Ahead: Transition Planning for Family-Owned Businesses," published in the September issue of Oregon Business magazine. Family-owned businesses drive the Oregon economy and as a wave of baby boomer business owners eye…
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Portland Seed Fund Founder Jim Huston Leads September Tonkon Talk

The Fall Tonkon Talk series kicked off on September 4 with guest speaker Jim Huston, Co-Managing Director of the Portland Seed Fund. Jim drew from over 20 years of experience in early stage investing and advising to provide an overview of…
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