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Tonkon Torp Supports YWCA Inspire Luncheon
On April 8, Tonkon Torp hosted the YWCA of Greater Portland's board of directors and major contributors for a brunch reception at Tonkon Torp. The reception preceded YWCA's annual Inspire Luncheon, at which Tonkon Torp was also a sponsor.
Portland Litigator Argues at U.S. Supreme Court
It isn’t every day that a Portland attorney has the opportunity to argue a First Amendment issue at the U.S. Supreme Court. For Steven Wilker, a partner and litigator at Tonkon Torp LLP, that day occurred last week. Wilker presented arguments before…
Tonkon Torp Renews Membership and Sponsorship with BCA
Tonkon Torp renewed its membership with Business for Culture & the Arts (BCA) for 2014 and also became a sponsor of the 2014 Art of Leadership program again. The BCA works to connect business and the arts to strengthen Oregon's culture and economy.
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). The OJCF has been working since 1989 to facilitate a culture of giving and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to safeguard the quality of Jewish communal…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Center for Cyber Excellence
Tonkon Torp made a donation supporting the development of the Oregon Center for Cyber Excellence, an organization being put together by the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) Foundation.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Third Rail Repertory Theatre Production
Tonkon Torp was a co-sponsor of Midsummer, a modern romantic comedy with songs produced by Third Rail Repertory Theatre.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2014 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony
Tonkon Torp and its Nonprofit & Tax-Exempt Entities practice group were Program sponsors of the 2014 Oregon Book Awards ceremony held in Portland on March 17. The Oregon Book Awards celebrate the state's most accomplished writers in the genres of…
Analysis Paralysis Shouldn't Hinder Charity
In his March 21 article for the Portland Business Journal's annual "Estate & Charitable Planning Section," Jackson Lewis discusses strategies for charitable donors making substantial gifts. Sometimes donors can feel frustrated because the act of…
Working “Off the Clock” in the Smart Phone Age
On March 6, Colin Love-Geiger gave a presentation on "Working Off the Clock” at a seminar for human resources professionals and attorneys. Noting that smart phones and tablets offer the ability for employees to perform work anywhere, anytime, Colin…
Shouka Rezvani Discusses Effective Bylaws Writing for Nonprofit Organizations
Shouka Rezvani facilitated a discussion at the March 13 “Nonprofit Law Un CLE: Tips From Pros and Practitioners” hosted by Oregon Women Lawyers and the Nonprofit Organizations Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. Shouka led a lively discussion on the…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Girls Inc. Power of the Purse Event
Tonkon Torp was a Patron sponsor at the March 14 Power of the Purse event put on by Girls Inc. Turid Owren, the 2012 secretary and director of Girls Inc.
Tonkon Torp’s Business Lawyers Share Information About Crowdfunding and General Solicitation Rules
Claire Brown and Drea Schmidt, members of Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group, made a presentation to Oregon Executive MBA students on the topic of raising capital through “crowdfunding” and general solicitation. Their remarks…
Rock & Roll Camp Taps Atchison for Board Position
Rachel Atchison has been elected to the Board of Directors of Portland’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls. Atchison is a member of Tonkon Torp’s Business Law practice group, where she works on a variety of matters including securities regulation and…