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Tonkon Torp Lawyer Appointed to Federal Bar Association Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Colin Love-Geiger has joined the board of directors of the Federal Bar Association, Oregon Chapter.
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Tonkon Torp Attorney Writes Comprehensive Book on Oregon Water Law

Tonkon Torp attorney Janet Neuman, considered one of the foremost water policy experts in the Pacific Northwest, has written a new book that details the law of water and water rights in Oregon.
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Detrimental Reliance Not Required To Get Actual Damages Under FCBA

Tonkon Torp attorney Anna Sortun achieved a victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which found that a credit card holder does not have to prove detrimental reliance to recover actual damages from a credit card company for…
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Tonkon Torp's Norville to Chair Multnomah Bar's Group Insurance Committee

Tonkon Torp partner Darcy M. Norville has been appointed to chair the Multnomah Bar Association's Group Insurance Committee.
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Tonkon Torp Litigator Appointed to Multnomah Bar's Professionalism Committee

Tonkon Torp litigator Frank J. Weiss has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Multnomah Bar Association's Professionalism Committee.
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Tonkon Torp Litigator to Serve on Judicial Screening Committee

Tonkon Torp litigatorJon P. Stride has been appointed to a three-year term on the Multnomah Bar Association's Judicial Screening Committee.
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Tonkon Torp Tax Attorney Authors Federal Income Tax Book

Gwendolyn Griffith, chair of the Tax and Employee Benefits Practice Group at Tonkon Torp, has written a new law student study guide, Basic Federal Income Tax, 4th edition.
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Kennedy Presents CLE on Bankruptcy Valuation Strategies

Tonkon Torp attorney Albert N. Kennedy will be co-presenter of a Continuing Legal Education seminar on "Strategies for Valuation in Bankruptcy" later this month in Bend, Oregon.
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Tonkon Torp Lawyer Elected to Forest Park Conservancy's Board

The Forest Park Conservancy's board of directors elected Tonkon Torp attorney Ryan Bledsoe to join the nonprofit's board.
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Palmer Moderates Panel Discussion of Corporate Issues Related to IT

Tonkon Torp attorney Tom Palmer will moderate a panel discussion on "Oversight of Information Security Risks: Considerations for Directors" at a September 13 event hosted by the Northwest Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors…
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19 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named to 2011 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Nineteen attorneys at Tonkon Torp LLP have been named to the national 2011 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
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Four of Firm's Attorneys Identified as Oregon "Litigation Stars"

Tonkon Torp has again been named a recommended firm in the 5th edition of Benchmark Litigation, the Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.
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Wind Energy Facilities: Real or Personal Property?

In a "Plugged In Column" for the DJC, Kimberlee Stafford discusses evaluating new title insurance endorsements available in Oregon that are specific to wind energy projects.
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Tonkon Torp Remembers Senator Hatfield

Tonkon Torp extends its condolences to the family of Senator Mark O. Hatfield. One of Oregon's most respected statesmen in every sense of the word, Senator Hatfield demonstrated intelligent, principled thinking on a myriad of issues affecting…
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Renewable Portfolio Standards Face Constitutional Challenges

In a "Plugged In" column for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeanne Chamberlain discusses how renewable energy has become mainstream, with more than half of this nation's states now possessing mandatory renewable energy portfolio standards. As…
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Tonkon Torp Lawyer Honored by City Club

The City Club of Portland has named Tonkon Torp litigator Caroline Harris Crowne a Member of the Year for 2011. The award recognizes outstanding overall contribution to City Club.
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New UK Bribery Act Raises the Standard for Anti-Corruption Compliance for US Companies

The UK Bribery Act becomes effective on July 1, 2011. It applies to all companies doing business in the UK and it applies to bribes paid in any country in the world. American companies doing business overseas need to adopt and maintain robust anti…
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Tonkon Torp Lawyer Elected to YWCA Board

Tonkon Torp business attorney Darcy M. Norville was elected to the board of the YWCA of Greater Portland at its annual meeting on June 23. She will serve a three-year term on the board that is in the process of "reinventing" the 100-year-old…
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Lawsuits Likely from BPA Wind Power Shut Down

The Bonneville Power Administration’s recent response to a short-term oversupply of energy – requiring wind farms to power down without compensation for lost revenue – reflects the agency’s failure to adapt to the evolving Northwest power marketplace…
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18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Again Named Leaders in Their Field by Chambers USA

Eighteen Tonkon Torp attorneys have been named leaders in their field for the 2011 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Inclusion in the reference directory is based on interviews with clients and professional peers to…
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