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TiE Oregon PitchFest and Member Mixer
Jeff Woodcox, Leon Simson, Claire Brown and Drea Schmidt, all members of the firm's Entrepreneurial Services Group, attended The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Oregon's "PitchFest and Member Mixer" on December 10. The PitchFest is a recurring event in…
Griffith Presents at OSB Taxation Section Program on Partnership Tax Allocations
Gwendolyn Griffith spoke to the Taxation Section of the Oregon State Bar at its Portland monthly luncheon series on November 21, 2013. Her topic was "Partnership Tax Allocations – Basic Principles and Current Topics."
Tonkon Torp Welcomes New Associate to Financial Services Practice Group
Jessica Morgan has joined Tonkon Torp as an associate in the firm’s Financial Services & Investment Management practice group. She previously was Assistant General Counsel to a Portland-based private equity firm, where she advised the company on…
Bledsoe Appointed to Chair OSB’s Antitrust Section Executive Committee
Tonkon Torp attorney Ryan Bledsoe has been appointed as Chair of the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section. The section provides bar members with opportunities to develop and improve their understanding of…
Tonkon Torp’s Business Lawyers Provide Update on Private Placement Rules
At a recent meeting of the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section, Tonkon Torp lawyers Tom Palmer and Drea Schmidt presented the latest information on the SEC’s new rules permitting general solicitation in connection with private placements…
Tonkon Torp Hosts the WSU Foundation for Undergraduate Luncheon
Tonkon Torp hosted the WSU Foundation for a luncheon with WSU undergraduate business students on November 25. Ted Herzog, a WSU Foundation trustee board member, gave a presentation to the attendees.
Max Miller Honored by Oregon State Bar for Sustainability Accomplishments
Environmental lawyer Max M. Miller, Jr. has been awarded the President’s Sustainability Award by the Oregon State Bar. The award recognizes members who have made “significant contributions to the goal of sustainability in the legal profession in…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors World Affairs Council Event
On November 22, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the World Affairs Council of Oregon's 4th Annual World Quest event. The mission of the World Affairs Council of Oregon is to broaden public awareness and understanding of international affairs and to…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at SAGE Award Dinner
Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the first annual Senior Advocates for Generational Equity (SAGE) Award Dinner on November 21. The dinner honored Dick and Jeanne Roy of the Center for Earth Leadership. Max Miller and his wife Lori Miller co-sponsored…
Tonkon Torp Real Estate Attorneys Discuss Title Insurance and Purchase Contracts for NBI Seminar
Tonkon Torp attorneys David J. Petersen and Kimberlee A. Stafford will be presenting at the December 3, 2013 seminar "Handling Real Estate Transactions With Confidence," sponsored by the National Business Institute (NBI). The seminar features an…
How to Obtain and Preserve Value When Selling a Business
In his "Risky Business" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeff Cronn offers advice to business owners on how to obtain the best possible deal when selling their business.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors YRJ Extravaganza
Tonkon Torp was a lead sponsor at Youth, Rights, & Justice's (YRJ) 5th Annual Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza on November 16. YRJ's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families through legal representation and advocacy in the…
Neuman Featured Speaker at Annual Oregon Water Law Conference
Tonkon Torp water law attorney, Janet Neuman, was a presenting speaker at the 22nd annual Oregon Water Law Conference on November 7, 2013 in Portland. Neuman’s presentation, “The Future of Water Projects in Oregon,” focused on funding, regulatory and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2013 Business Leadership Evening
Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the November 13 Business Leadership Evening hosted by the Portland Business Alliance. Kristin Bremer Moore was the lead attorney and managed Tonkon's attendance at the event. The annual dinner is attended by more than…
One Size Does Not Fit All: FMLA Leave and Same-Sex Couples
In their "General Counsel" article for the November issue of Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Krista Hardwick and Bob Carey discuss the Federal Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how it applies to same-sex couples.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors BCA Arts Breakfast
Tonkon Torp was a half-table sponsor at the November 13 Business for Culture and the Arts (BCA) "Arts Breakfast of Champions." Tom Palmer, a BCA board member, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. The annual breakfast celebrates outstanding…
Tonkon Attorneys Present Ethics CLE for Oregon State Bar
Jeff Cronn and Paul Conable presented the ethics CLE program, "C.Y.A.: Real Life Ethics Issues in Business Deals and Litigation" on November 13. The program was sponsored by the Oregon State Bar's Business Litigation Section.
Sherrill Corbett Sponsors Carpe Mundi Gala Auction
Sherrill Corbett purchased a sponsorship listed under Tonkon Torp's name at the Carpe Mundi Gala Auction on November 12. Carpe Mundi is a non-profit scholarship organization, established in 2008, that works with students from low-income families…