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12 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn National Recognition for Excellence in Business Law
Twelve partners of Tonkon Torp LLP have been selected for the 2007 edition of Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Each of the lawyers has been acknowledged previously by Chambers USA, which conducts client and professional peer…
Think Twice Before Accepting an Assignment of Insurance Rights - Anti-Assignment Provisions may be Enforced in Oregon
The Oregon Supreme Court recently found in Holloway v. Republic Indemnity Company of America that a standard anti-assignment provision in a liability insurance policy barred an insured from assigning policy rights after a loss. This decision is a…
Sherrill Corbett Presents on Business in the Digital Age for Oregon Law Institute
Sherrill Corbett spoke at Lewis & Clark Law School for a CLE presentation sponsored by the Oregon Law Institute. The topic of her program was "Operating, Financing, and Selling a Business in the Digital Age."
Tonkon Torp Named a Most Admired Company
The Portland Business Journal recently named Tonkon Torp as one of "Oregon's Most Admired Companies" among professional service firms in its 2006 survey. This is the second consecutive year that Tonkon Torp has appeared on the Portland Business
Tonkon Torp Adds Labor and Employment Attorney
Attorney Kristin Bremer has joined the Labor and Employment Practice Group at Tonkon Torp, LLP. She will work with her former colleague, veteran employment lawyer Robert L. Carey, the new chair of the firm's labor and employment practice. Bremer and…
The Best Lawyers in America Names 16 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Tonkon Torp LLP is pleased to announce that 16 of the firm's partners have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2007. Fifteen of those partners have been listed in prior years, eight for the last 10 or more consecutive years…
Tonkon Torp Adds Robert Carey to Employment Law Team
Veteran employment law litigator Robert L. Carey has joined Tonkon Torp LLP as head of the firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group.
NIKE, Inc. Selects Tonkon Torp as a Go-To Law Firm
NIKE, Inc. has chosen Tonkon Torp as one of their top law firms in the recent ALM Directory of Go-To Law Firms.
Immigration Attorney Selected to Chair Key Committee
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has appointed Tonkon Torp attorney Turid L. Owren chair of a liaison committee that oversees adjudication and processing of immigration petitions. The committee of eight lawyers reviews petitions…
U.S. Supreme Court Broadens Employer Liability for Retaliation
The Supreme Court has now spoken on what kind of conduct an employer must engage in and how harmful that conduct must be for the employer to be liable for retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Nationally Recognized for Excellence in Business Law
Twelve partners of Tonkon Torp LLP have been included in the 2006 edition of Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business. They were selected based on thousands of client and professional peer interviews. The evaluation criteria included…
U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Pay Issues Regarding Special Safety Gear
A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling has clarified the definition of a compensable work day for employees required to wear special safety gear.
Marion County Court Invalidates Measure 37
Oregon's Measure 37 has been at the center of controversy since being passed by voters in 2004. Recently, Measure 37 was ruled unconstitutional by the Marion County Circuit Court. This article provides a brief update regarding these developments.