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Turid Owren and Blerina Kotori Speak at Reed College

Turid Owren moderated, and Blerina Kotori participated in, a panel entitled Women in Law, held at Reed College's Working Weekend this February.
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Jeanette Schuster Moderates Panel Webinar on CERCLA-Related Court Decisions

On behalf of the ABA Business Law Section's Environmental Committee, Tonkon Torp attorney Jeanette Schuster presented and moderated a panel discussion at a February 19 webinar on “Real Environmental Concerns in Real Property and Business Transactions…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Youth Progress' Soup Smackdown

Tonkon Torp sponsored the "Soup Smackdown" event held by Youth Progress on February 26. Claire Brown led Tonkon's involvement with the event and was recently made a member of the Youth Progress board of directors. Youth Progress was established in…
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David Petersen Featured in Solar Oregon Newsletter

David Petersen was profiled in a recent edition of Solar Oregon's monthly newsletter. David is a member of the Solar Oregon board of directors.
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Cronn & Materazzi Address Corporate Social Responsibility Questions

Tonkon Torp business lawyers Jeff Cronn and Marco Materazzi recently presented a continuing legal education seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting (CSR). Cronn and Materazzi examined why companies engage in CSR reporting, and…
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Immigration Practice Group Sponsors International Film Festival

Tonkon Torp's Immigration practice group contributed to the Oregon State Bar International Law Section's sponsorship of the Portland International Film Festival (PIFF). The festival ran from February 6 to February 22. Alan Perkins, treasurer for the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OHBA Award Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 21 Paul J. De Muniz Professionalism Award Dinner held by the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association. Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force organized the sponsorship.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Friends of the Children Bowl-a-Thon

On February 22, Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Friends of the Children (FOTC) Bowl-a-Thon. The Bowl-a-Thon is an annual fundraiser supporting FOTC's mission of providing vulnerable children with a nurturing and sustained relationship with a…
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Sherrill Corbett Gives Business Sale Presentation

On February 19, Sherrill Corbett gave a presentation, organized by Key Bank, titled "Getting Your Ducks in a Row" to an audience of business owners. She discussed the business sale process, advising business owners on how to obtain and preserve the…
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Tonkon Torp Purchases Table at CEJ Lunch

Tonkon Torp purchased a table at the February 19 Annual Awards Luncheon held by the Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ). Darcy Norville, a CEJ board member, worked to fill Tonkon's table and attended along with nine other Tonkon attorneys.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women in Environment

On February 19, Tonkon Torp hosted, and co-sponsored with AMEC, the Women in Environment networking group for a presentation by US Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, followed by a reception. Jeanette Schuster brought the event to Tonkon Torp.
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Erickson Reviews Trademark Law for Oregon State Bar Seminar

Chris Erickson presented an update on trademark law at a recent Oregon State Bar-hosted seminar titled, “Intellectual Property Review – Updates & Changes from 2013.” His presentation included a review of recent federal cases, proceedings of the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors JRCLS Annual Conference

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the J. Reuben Clark Law Society's (JRCLS) 2014 Annual Conference held in Kansas City, Missouri from February 13 to February 15. Jeff Bradford attended the event - and organized Tonkon's sponsorship - as part of his role…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Portland Tax Forum

On February 13, Tonkon Torp hosted the Portland Tax Forum (PTF) for a breakfast board meeting. Gwen Griffith is on the PTF board of directors and brought the event to Tonkon. PTF is a nonprofit corporation whose goal is to provide nationally…
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Neuman Provides Review of Oregon Water Law to Legislators

Janet Neuman testified about Oregon water law to two Legislative committees last week. She was invited by the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources to present overviews of…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts JFCS Reception

Tonkon Torp hosted a reception for Jewish Family & Child Service (JFCS) on February 11. JFCS provides social services that improve the lives of adults, families and children in the Jewish and general communities. Michael Millender, a past president…
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Tonkon Torp Awards Law School Scholarships for 2013-2014

Two Lewis & Clark Law School students are the recipients of Tonkon Torp’s annual Moe M. Tonkon and Frederick Torp Scholarship for 2013-14. The law school’s Dean and Associate Dean selected the scholarship awardees based upon their academic…
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Bledsoe Elected to Oregon State Parks Foundation Board

Tonkon Torp’s service to the Oregon State Parks Foundation continues with the election of trial lawyer Ryan M. Bledsoe to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
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Steven Wilker Prepares to Argue at U.S. Supreme Court on First Amendment Issue

Litigator Steven Wilker is preparing to argue at the U.S. Supreme Court in late March in the matter of Wood v. Moss. The case poses the question of whether Secret Service agents can be sued for moving peaceful protesters out of sight and sound of the…
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21 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients

Twenty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas have been named leaders in their field for the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on…
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