A Message to Our Community

Equality, dignity, and inclusion are fundamental values in our firm and our community. It is difficult to find the words to adequately express how repugnant the recent displays of hatred and bigotry are to those values. The events in Charlottesville…
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Best Lawyers in America® Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2018 List

Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. Nearly all attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and have been recognized for more than five years…
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Michael Mangan Leads Property Tax CLE for OSB

Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Mangan recently presented a property tax CLE for the Oregon State Bar Real Estate and Land Use Section. During the presentation, Michael explored new and ongoing issues for taxpayers stemming from Measure 50 and Measure 5…
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Will Gent Appointed to MBA Committee

Tonkon Torp attorney Will Gent has been appointed to the Young Lawyer Section (YLS) CLE Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association. The YLS provides leadership, networking, professional development, and service opportunities for young lawyers. The…
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Phil Moran Joins Tonkon Torp as Facilities Manager

Phil Moran has joined Tonkon Torp as its Facility Services Manager. He is responsible for the firm’s internal hospitality services, as well as facilities maintenance and operations. Moran will play a significant role on the Tonkon Torp Space Planning…
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Hagedorn and Dallum Give Legislative Update to ORACC

Drew Hagedorn and Rocky Dallum, attorneys in the Tonkon Torp Government Relations practice group, presented a legislative update to the Oregon Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ORACC) on July 26. The attorneys shared an overview of the…
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Tonkon Torp Names Kristin Bremer Moore Chair of Labor & Employment Practice Group

Tonkon Torp has appointed partner Kristin Bremer Moore to chair its Labor & Employment practice group. Bremer Moore represents management in traditional labor matters and defends employers from claims of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful…
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Caroline Harris Crowne Offers Tips for Arbitration Clauses in ACC Newsletter

Caroline Harris Crowne authored an article, "Keep Your Arbitration Clause Clean: Three Easy Steps to Avoid Making a Big Mess," for the July 2017 newsletter published by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) of Oregon. When you include an…
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Law Firm Alliance Combines Local Expertise, Global Connections

Tonkon Torp has been a proud member of the Law Firm Alliance (“LFA”) for more than a decade. The LFA is an invitation-only network of top-tier domestic and international law firms, each of which serves a distinct geographic market or narrow legal…
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Tonkon Torp Attorney Robyn Ridler Aoyagi Appointed to Oregon Court of Appeals

Robyn Ridler Aoyagi has been appointed by Governor Kate Brown to serve on the Oregon Court of Appeals. Aoyagi's 17-year practice has focused on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on appellate litigation. She was named a partner of the…
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Tonkon Torp Summer Associates Lead Children's Book Drive

On July 11, Tonkon Torp finished its participation in the 2017 Oregon Legal Recruiting Association (OLRA) book drive and fundraiser. Tonkon's participation was led by our summer associates Rebecca Ok and Gus Martinez. The OLRA book drive was a…
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28 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2017 Super Lawyers Lists

The national attorney rating service Super Lawyers has named 28 Tonkon Torp attorneys in 10 practice areas to its 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for Oregon. The annual Super Lawyers list represents the top 5 percent of attorneys in Oregon…
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Tonkon Torp Briefs Employers on Worksite Enforcement and I-9 Issues

Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Turid Owren, Alan Perkins, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt, along with Labor & Employment attorney Kristin Bremer Moore, hosted a recent immigration law breakfast briefing for employers. The group spoke…
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Rocky Dallum Leads Fundraising Effort for ALS Association

On July 8, the Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of The ALS Association held its 2017 Ride to Defeat ALS. Rocky Dallum led a fundraising team at the event called "Bike for Mike," inspired by his mother, Ilene "Mike" Dallum, who lost her battle with…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Kids Community Learning Center

Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship donation to the Kids Community Learning Center (KCLC). KCLC's mission is to provide a nurturing environment in which kids grow together outside of school time through creative exploration, meaningful relationships, and…
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Anna Sortun Recognized as One of Portland’s Forty Under 40

Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun has been honored by the Portland Business Journal as one of its 2017 Forty Under 40 award recipients. The annual award recognizes influential business and community leaders in the greater Portland area who are under 40…
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Jeanette Schuster Moderates Panel on Stormwater Enforcement Issues

On June 20, Tonkon Torp attorney Jeanette Schuster moderated a panel discussion at the Northwest Environmental Business Council's annual stormwater conference. Her panel was on key legal issues related to stormwater regulation enforcement and citizen…
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Pallanch Provides Social Media and GPS Evidence Strategies

Tonkon Torp attorney Christopher Pallanch spoke at the recent annual convention of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. His session focused on how defense attorneys can use social media accounts and GPS information for better case outcomes…
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Tonkon Attorneys Participate in 2017 Corporate Kickball Event

Tonkon Torp was a "Red Rubber Baller" sponsor, and fielded a team, at the 2017 Playworks Pacific Northwest Corporate Kickball event on June 23. Haley Morrison, chair of the Playworks NW board of directors, organized Tonkon's involvement with the…
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Jessica Morgan Discusses Investment Trends at Oregon Angel Fund

On June 7, Tonkon Torp attorney Jessica Morgan participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Oregon Angel Fund. An audience of 25 fund managers and investors gathered to hear insight into current trends and best practices for investment fund…
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