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18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients
Eighteen Tonkon Torp attorneys are named leaders in their field for the 2013 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The annual reference directory names leading Oregon lawyers in the seven practice areas identified below…
Sick Times in Portland: What You Should Know about Portland’s Sick Leave Ordinance
In their March 2013 "General Counsel" article for the Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views newsletter, Blerina Kotori and Bob Carey discuss a proposed city ordinance that would require Portland employers to provide sick leave…
Owen Blank Featured Speaker at Sports Law Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney, Owen Blank, was a participating speaker at the 2013 Keller Forum on Sports Law, held March 8 at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland. Blank participated in a panel discussion titled “The Booms and Busts of Endorsement Deals…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Girls Inc. "Power of the Purse" Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored the March 8 Girls Inc. "Power of the Purse" fundraising event. Turid Owren, a Girls Inc. board member, organized the sponsorship. Girls Inc. works to inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
Neuman Featured at Oregon Water Quality Conference
Tonkon Torp water law attorney, Janet Neuman, is a presenting speaker at the Oregon Water Law Conference hosted by the Environmental Law Education Center on March 8. Neuman will discuss the relationship between water quality and quantity, integrated…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors ACLU Foundation Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a "Justice Sponsor" at the March 2 Oregon Liberty Dinner, hosted by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation. The ACLU of Oregon is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Cedar Sinai Park Heartstrings Gala
Tonkon Torp was a "Pearl Sponsor" at the March 2 Heartstrings Gala put on by Cedar Sinai Park. Cedar Sinai Park is a nonprofit providing residential and community-based care to elders and adults with special needs. David Forman is a Cedar Sinai Park…
Tonkon Torp Litigator Hosts Securities Law Discussion
Tonkon Torp litigator, William (Rick) Martson, Jr., joins Willamette University Law School professor Mike Eisenberg in a February 26 presentation on current federal and state securities law topics including SEC enforcement priorities, Oregon Supreme…
Tonkon Torp Raises Over $53,000 for Campaign for Equal Justice
Tonkon Torp once again was at the top of the list of large law firms whose attorneys and staff contributed to the Lawyers’ Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) annual fund drive. This year the firm raised $53,453 from a total of 81 donors.
Lawyers Discuss Tax Planning for Family Held Businesses
Tonkon Torp tax attorneys Mark LeRoux and Michael Millender will discuss tax planning for closely held businesses at a March 1 seminar hosted by the Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School. They will cover tax strategies for entity formation…
Griffith Addresses Recent Tax Rulings
Tonkon Torp tax attorney, Gwen Griffith, was a recent presenter at a Mid-Valley Tax Forum luncheon program in Salem. Griffith, who chairs the firm’s Taxation Practice Group, gave a federal tax update on recent cases and rulings to an audience of…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Ride Connection 2013 Annual Gala
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 22 Ride Connection 2013 Annual Gala. Drew Hagedorn organized Tonkon's involvement at the event.
Tonkon Torp Litigator Presents at Government Law Event
Tonkon Torp litigator, Steven Wilker, is a guest speaker at an all-day conference on Government Law Issues on the Cutting Edge, hosted by the Oregon State Bar’s government law section on February 22nd at Salishan. Wilker will address the issue of…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors All Hands Raised Event
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 21 All Hands Raised 18th Annual Portland Roast Festival, Drew Hagedorn led Tonkon's involvement at the event, and attended along with the other members of the Government Relations Practice Group.
Tonkon Torp Purchases 2013 Membership with Friends of Tryon Creek
Tonkon Torp purchased a 2013 business membership with the Friends of Tryon Creek (FOTC). The membership was initiated by Max Miller and the Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group,
IP Attorneys Discuss How to Protect Copyrighted Material
Tonkon Torp intellectual property attorneys Vicki Ballou, Eric Beach and David Weiler are presenting a seminar to content creators regarding the ownership, use and licensing of copyrighted material.