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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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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
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.
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.
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…
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…
Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach Host California Consumer Privacy Act 2.0 Briefing
Tonkon Torp attorneys Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach hosted a follow up briefing on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA goes into effect on January 1, 2020 and will impact a significant number of businesses who do business in…
Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn Portland Lawyer of the Year Honor
Timothy J. Conway, Sherrill Corbett, Brenda Meltebeke, and Thomas Palmer have been named by Best Lawyers in America 2020 as Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. In each community, only one lawyer per specialty is honored as Lawyer of the…
Parna Mehrbani Leads CLE on Professionalism to Umatilla County Bar Association
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani spoke to members of the Umatilla County Bar Association on the topic of professionalism.
2020 List for Best Lawyers in America® Includes 48 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Forty-eight Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. A majority of attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and most have been recognized for more than five…
Robert Koch Joins Board of Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society
Robert Koch has joined the Board of Directors for the Pioneer Courthouse Historical Society as its Membership Director. The Society is an organization of judges, court staff, lawyers, historians, architects, and exhibit designers who work to preserve…
Erickson and Mehrbani Named to WTR 1000 by World Trademark Review
Tonkon Torp partners Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani were selected for inclusion in the 2019 WTR 1000. Launched in 2010 by the World Trademark Review, the annual ranking spotlights firms and individuals from 70 global jurisdictions for outstanding…