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Tonkon Torp's Herzog Appointed to WSU Foundation Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Theodore (Ted) Herzog has been appointed to the Washington State University Foundation board of trustees. Herzog chairs the firm's Real Estate and Land Use Practice Group. He represents local, regional and national property…
Manage Insurance Coverage Like Risks
In his September 11 "Risky Business" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Frank Weiss discusses the importance of insurance policy management. By observing a few simple guidelines, owners can help ensure that their companies receive the full…
Tonkon Torp Litigator Explores Internet Law Issues
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker presents a Continuing Legal Education seminar on new developments in Internet law this week in Portland. The seminar is part of the Oregon State Bar's ongoing professional development series.
Tonkon Torp Attorney Presents JOBS Act information for companies interested in Raising Capital
On September 19, Tonkon Torp corporate attorney Tom Palmer will discuss the 2012 JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act) and offer practical guidelines on how small businesses may be able use the Act to raise capital.
Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment Lawyer Contributes to Award-Winning Legal Education Book
Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay Creps authored a chapter on independent contractors in the 2011 edition of "Labor and Employment Law: Private Sector".
Tonkon Torp Wins Top Litigation Honors - Four of Firm's Attorneys Again Identified as Oregon Litigation Stars
Tonkon Torp’s litigation law practice has once again been honored by clients and peers, this time in Benchmark Litigation, the Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, 2013. Four of the firm’s attorneys are singled out as local…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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…