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What Will Drive the Water Conservation of the Future?
Jan Neuman had an editorial, "What Will Drive the Water Conservation of the Future?", published in the Fall 2012 issue of freshwater magazine. In the article, Neuman discusses current wasteful water doctrines, the use of inefficient irrigation…
Tonkon Torp Attorney Briefs Accountants on Recent Federal Tax Rulings
Tonkon Torp tax and estate planning attorney Gwendolyn Griffith spoke at the 2012 Northwest Federal Tax Conference sponsored by the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants. The title of her talk was, "Recent Cases and Rulings in Federal Tax…
Litigator Rick Martson Shares His Expertise With Young Trial Lawyers
Trial lawyers looking to hone their skills will learn from seasoned litigator William (Rick) Martson, Jr. about the do’s and don’ts of opening statements, at an upcoming continuing legal education program. Martson is one of the speakers at the…
Obama Blocks Chinese Wind Farms in Oregon
In his November 14 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, David Petersen discusses President Obama's recent invocation of the Defense Production Act to require a Chinese corporation to divest itself of wind farms purchased in Morrow…
Tonkon Torp Lawyers Present CLE on Structuring Joint Ventures
Tonkon Torp attorneys Justin Denton and Steven Olson recently presented a continuing legal education seminar on how to structure strategic joint ventures from the perspective of a business attorney and a litigator.
Anna Sortun Named Up and Coming Lawyer for 2012
Tonkon Torp litigator Anna Sortun has been named a 2012 Up & Coming Lawyer honoree by the Portland Daily Journal of Commerce. She is among a select group of 20 young lawyers recognized by a judging panel comprised of leaders from Oregon's legal…
Greenman Offers Tips for Sales of Private Companies
At a recent event for owners of privately held companies, Tonkon Torp business lawyer Ronald L. Greenman discussed the importance of planning before and after the sale of a business.
U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Ranks Tonkon Torp Nationally in Six Practice Areas
U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers has released its 2012-2013 edition of the "Best Law Firms" publication and has awarded Portland's Tonkon Torp LLP national ranking for six practice areas and Portland metropolitan area ranking for 38 of its…
Al Kennedy Speaks at Two Professional Events on Bankruptcy Issues
Tonkon Torp bankruptcy attorney Albert Kennedy was a panelist at two recent professional conferences.
Tonkon Torp Lawyers Tapped for "Best of CLE" Conference Presenters
Attorneys Craig Foster, Andrea Schmidt and Michael Millender have been selected to present seminars at the annual "Best of CLE" conference for continuing legal education in Portland.
Tonkon Torp Attorney Discusses Social Media Ethics at Conference
Blerina Kotori will participate on a panel discussion at the Oregon Law Institute's 25th annual continuing legal education seminar on ethics, at the Oregon Convention Center on November 2.
Cronn Discusses Transaction Hurdles at Business Owner Event
Tonkon Torp business lawyer Jeff Cronn will discuss with a group of business owners the legal hurdles that can arise as a company is being prepared for sale. The November 1 event at the Multnomah Athletic Club is sponsored by U.S. Bank for its…
Tonkon Torp's Bremer Provides Updates on ADA and Family Medical Leave
Tonkon Torp business attorney Kristin Bremer is a presenter at the upcoming 4th Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar at the World Trade Center.
Tonkon Torp's Bob Carey Elected to Human Resources Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert L. Carey has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Portland Human Resource Management Association (PHRMA), and he will serve as the board's General Counsel.
Kotori Speaks on Fundamentals of Sexual Harassment Law
Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori recently presented information about “Sexual Harassment from a Management Perspective” at Lewis & Clark Law School.
When Two Worlds Collide: Hybrid Fossil Fuel/Renewable Power Plants
In her October 17 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeanette Schuster studies the emerging trend of hybrid fossil fuel/renewable power plants. Hybrid energy systems are likely to make renewable power facilities competitive…
Three New Associates Join Tonkon Torp
Tonkon Torp LLP has hired Claire E. Brown, Molly Honoré and Matthew Joseph as associates in the firm. Claire E. Brown joins the firm’s Business Department. A 2012 graduate of Vanderbilt University, she earned a law degree and an MBA, with a…
Encouraging Energy Efficiency Improvements in Multnomah County
In his September 19 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, David Forman discusses efforts by Multnomah County leaders to encourage energy efficiency upgrades to homes and commercial buildings. One key proposal involves the PACE…
Five Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn Designation as Portland Lawyers of the Year in Their Practice Specialties
Best Lawyers in America 2013® has named five attorneys from Tonkon Torp LLP as Portland Lawyer of the Year for their particular specialties. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer…