The Best Lawyers in America ® 2009 Names 25 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Twenty-five Tonkon Torp attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2009, the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Six of the firm's attorneys were selected in more than one category…
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College Track

In a time as bleak as a moonscape in March, there is still Ruth Zagorodny. As it's become inescapable that we've blown the last six years on bad decisions and worse behavior, that we're leaving the next generations a legacy of trillions in debt, a…
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Federal Arbitration Act Preempts Oregon Legislature's 2007 Amendment to Oregon Arbitration Act

Caroline Harris Crowne co-authored an article on the Federal Arbitration Act for the Summer 2008 issue of the Oregon State Bar's Litigation Journal.
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Tonkon Torp Immigration Lawyers Tapped for National Assignments

Two Tonkon Torp immigration attorneys have been selected by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) to serve on national committees that work with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) on policy and adjudication issues.
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Tonkon Torp Wins PUC Ruling on Behalf of Third Party Solar-Electric Projects

The Oregon Public Utility Commission's ruling regarding third party financing of solar energy projects, was precedent setting for the region, says Tonkon Torp attorney David F. White.
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Second Oregon Home Achieves Platinum LEED Certification

Our client, Teeny Development, LLC, has achieved Platinum LEED certification on its first of 18 townhomes under construction in Lincoln City.
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Tax Attorney Gwen Griffith Joins Tonkon Torp Law Firm

Eugene attorney Gwendolyn Griffith has joined the tax practice group of Tonkon Torp LLP in Portland. Her practice is focused on advising clients of closely held businesses in matters of taxation, succession and estate planning, and the formation…
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Twelve Tonkon Torp Attorneys Again Earn National Recognition for Excellence in Business Law

Twelve partners of Tonkon Torp LLP have been selected for the 2008 edition of Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business.
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Steven Wilker Discusses Grand Theft IP for Entrepreneur Webinar

Steven Wilker presented at the Oregon Entrepreneur Network webinar "Grand Theft IP."
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Tonkon Torp Attorney Explains Loan Workouts and Liquidations

Tonkon Torp attorney Albert N. Kennedy gave a presentation on "Loan Workout and Collateral Liquidation." The presentation was sponsored by Lorman Education Services.
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Jeff Cronn Named to Forty Under 40

Tonkon Torp partner Jeff Cronn was a 2008 recipient of the Portland Business Journal's Forty Under 40 Award.
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Al Kennedy Explains Bankruptcy Duties, Deadlines, and Pitfalls for Annual Bankruptcy Institute

Tonkon Torp attorney Albert N. Kennedy spoke at the 21st Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, sponsored by the Oregon State Bar and Washington State Bar Association on April 18 - 19. Kennedy and his co-presenters discussed the "Duties, Deadlines…
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Some Biz Lawyers Worry Over Sustainability Effort

As Oregon's economic climate grows ever greener, some say certain strategies designed to cater to sustainability-minded businesses could actually repel companies from incorporating here.
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Key Word Advertising Using Trademarked Terms - Fair or Foul?

Steven Wilker discusses the use of trademarked terms as key word triggers in internet advertising for the Spring 2008 edition of the Oregon Intellectual Property Newsletter.
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Cronn Appointed to Lead Tonkon Torp Business Department

Jeffrey S. Cronn has been appointed chair of the Tonkon Torp Business Department, which includes practice groups focused in the areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, taxation and corporate governance, among others.
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IP Attorney Discusses Trademark Law for 2007 Year in Review

Steven Wilker was a presenter at the February 29 CLE, "Trademark Law - 2007 Year in Review." The CLE was sponsored by the Oregon State Bar's Intellectual Property Section.
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Tonkon Torp Awards Annual Law School Scholarships

Two third-year students at Lewis & Clark Law School have earned scholarships from Tonkon Torp LLP to complete their legal education.
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Risks From Global Warming -- Should Investors Know?

Partner Jeffrey Cronn is interviewed by the Portland Business Journal.
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18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named to 2007 Super Lawyers List

Eighteen attorneys at Tonkon Torp LLP have been named to the national 2007 list of Super Lawyers. They were selected through a rigorous process that identifies outstanding lawyers in more than 60 practice areas. The list recognizes those who have…
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Caroline Harris Crowne Discusses Arbitration Clauses for MBA

Caroline Harris Crowne co-presented a CLE for the Multnomah Bar Association on the subject of "Arbitration Clauses in Contracts: Drafting, Enforcing, and Challenging Them."
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