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Frank Weiss Joins Mt. Scott Learning Center Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Frank Weiss has been appointed to the board of directors of the Mt. Scott Learning Center. Weiss is a member of Tonkon Torp’s Litigation Department, where he specializes in complex commercial litigation including insurance…
Best Lawyers in America® 2015 Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to Prestigious List
Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 40 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. All of them have been named to the list at least once before, and many of them have been recognized for a number of…
James Hein Reviews Choice of Business Form for NBI Seminar
On August 19, James Hein was an instructor at the National Business Institute's LLC Workshop: Choose, Draft and Maintain seminar. He discussed key considerations impacting choice of business form for his presentation at the continuing legal education…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Youth Progress Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Fourth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 18. Youth Progress is a nonprofit, independent living organization that provides Oregon's youth with the skills necessary to become successful community…
Tonkon Torp’s Dan Skerritt Named One of Oregon’s Top 10 Super Lawyers
Tonkon Torp trial attorney Daniel Skerritt has been named one of Oregon’s Top 10 Lawyers by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers are selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in dozens of practice areas. Factors considered in the…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Forest Park Conservancy Marathon
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the annual Forest Park Conservancy (FPC) Marathon held August 16. The marathon was a fundraiser for the park, the largest urban forest in the United States.
Corporate Social Responsibility - Making it Meaningful
The Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) movement is a growing trend within the business community to self-monitor and report the impact of business practices on consumers, employees, communities and the environment. For their article in the…
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.