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Gordon Presents Board Development Training

Labor and employment attorney Corbett Gordon recently conducted a board development training seminar for the Regional Emergency Care Councils of Washington State. Gordon has over three decades of experience representing public and private sector…
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Best Lawyers in America® Names 50 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2013 List

Lawyers from Tonkon Torp LLP continue to earn the high regard and professional respect of their peers and litigation adversaries. This year, 50 Tonkon Torp lawyers - well more than half of the firm's partners - were selected by their peers for…
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Tonkon Torp Attorney Presents Wage and Hour Seminar

Tonkon Torp attorney Clay Creps recently presented a seminar on wage and hour issues to the Rogue Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in Medford. Creps' presentation included insights on Department of Labor audits…
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Corn Ethanol in the Hot Seat

In his August 15 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Duncan Delano argues against recent efforts by members of Congress to waive the ethanol production requirement in the Renewable Fuel Standard. Waiving the production requirement…
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Independent Contractors Bring Benefits When Properly Classified

In her August 7 "Risky Business" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Kristin Bremer discusses the benefits and risks of hiring independent contractors. Independent contractors can provide flexibility and the potential for greater productivity…
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Clean Diesel Outlook Optimistic Despite WHO Classification of Diesel Exhaust

In her July 18 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Andrea Schmidt discusses the future of diesel in light of the World Health Organization classifying it as carcinogenic. The ubiquity and economic value of diesel means it will…
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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Present at Greater Portland Compliance Association Meeting

Tonkon Torp attorneys Tatiana Perry, Ari Okano Lee and Blerina Kotori are presenting speakers at a July 26 meeting of the Greater Portland Compliance Association (GPCA). They will discuss the latest compliance issues regarding use of social media…
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Twenty Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named to 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Twenty attorneys at Tonkon Torp LLP have been named to the national 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, including two senior partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers statewide.
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Don't Be Careless With a Brand

In his July 10 "Risky Business" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Chris Erickson advises companies on how to choose and protect their trademark.
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New Tonkon Torp Practice Helps Businesses Meet Their Data and Privacy Protection Responsibilities

Tonkon Torp has launched an Information Privacy & Security practice group to advise businesses on the proper and practical management of sensitive data. Technical innovations that allow personal information to be collected and processed online have…
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Tonkon Torp's Keeney Appointed to La Salle High School Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Keeney has been appointed to the foundation board of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory school.
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Not Quite a FIT: Inside Oregon's VIR Program

In an article for the July issue of Solar Industry Magazine, David Petersen discusses the challenge of balancing supply and demand facing the solar incentive program in Oregon.
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Tonkon Torp Lawyer Appointed to Oregon Chapter of Federal Bar Association Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Christopher Pallanch has joined the board of directors of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Explain Oregon's Newest Real Estate Deed

Tonkon Torp estate planning and real estate lawyers Jackson Lewis and Kimberlee Stafford will explain Oregon's new Transfer on Death (TOD) deed at a July 12 meeting of the Rotary Club of East Portland. Effective January 1, 2012, the law allows a real…
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Tonkon Torp Continues Building Top Immigration Law Practice Group

The Immigration Practice Group recently added Melany Savitt to its team and the group earned top tier ranking (Band 1) for the third year in a row by Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2012. Turid Owren and colleague Alan C…
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Tonkon Torp Litigation Practice Earns Highest Rating from Chambers USA

The Litigation Practice at Tonkon Torp has earned top tier ranking in the newly released Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2012 edition. Rankings are based on thousands of peer reviews, client assessments and other data.
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Portland Attorney's Pro Bono Service Helps Balance Social, Economic Inequities

Tonkon Torp litigator Ned Perry was profiled in a June 14 article in the Daily Journal of Commerce's "BrieflyLegalPDX." The article highlights Perry's pro bono service for organizations such as Albina Head Start, Portland YouthBuilders, and Human…
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Spring Wind and Rain: Too Much of a Good Thing?

In his June 20 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeff Cronn discusses the problem of excess energy supply facing Bonneville Power Administration. As a result of a wet winter and heavy spring runoff sent through Snake and…
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Protecting the Board of Directors

In his June 12 "Risky Business" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeff Cronn discusses the importance of understanding directors’ obligations, and of having the right tools in place to protect them. When a company becomes ready to raise…
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Sustainability: What Law Firms Have at Stake

Max Miller, chair of Tonkon Torp's Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group, is quoted in an article on sustainability in the May issue of Of Counsel. Miller discusses Tonkon Torp's own efforts towards sustainability in the article, which…
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