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Surviving Winter - The Ninth Circuit Reaffirms the "Serious Questions" Test for Injunctive Relief
In an article published in the Fall 2011 issue of Litigation Journal, Paul Conable and Frank Weiss discuss the recent opinion authored by Judge William A. Fletcher - Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. Cottrell. In the opinion, the Ninth Circuit held…
Are Electric Vehicles Green or Brown?
In his October 19, 2011 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, David White discusses the green merits of electric vehicles (EVs). While many are concerned that EVs may use energy derived from coal plants, recent studies show that…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named 2012 Portland Lawyer of the Year in Three Practice Specialties
Best Lawyers' 2012 Lawyers of the Year has named three partners from Tonkon Torp LLP as Portland Best Lawyer of the Year for their particular specialties. Albert N. Kennedy was recognized as Litigation - Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year. Michael M…
Tonkon Torp Attorney Honored for Advocacy Work in Immigration
Tonkon Torp business immigration attorney Turid L. Owren is being honored for excellence in advocacy in her advancement of the practice of immigration law. The Oregon Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will present Owren…
Tonkon Torp Lawyers Honored for Sunwest Turnaround
Tonkon Torp attorneys Albert N. Kennedy and Kenneth D. Stephens will be honored later this month for their work on the turnaround of Sunwest Management Inc., the Salem, Oregon-based company that was at one time the fourth largest senior housing…
Water Law Expert Janet Neuman Keynotes Water Law Symposium
Lewis & Clark Law School is hosting a 21st Century Water Law Symposium on October 7 in honor of Tonkon Torp attorney Janet Neuman and Professor Jim Huffman.
Skerritt Reappointed to Lead Oregon Trial Lawyers Group
Tonkon Torp litigator Daniel H. Skerritt has been reappointed to chair the Oregon chapter of the American College of Trial Lawyers for a second year.
Tonkon Torp Lawyer to Speak at Go Green 2011 Sustainability Conference
Max M. Miller, Jr., Tonkon Torp environmental attorney, is among the expert panelists speaking at GoGreen Portland, a full-day conference on sustainability scheduled for October 4, 2011 at the Gerding Theater in Portland.
Trade Secret Law Subject of Presentation for Young Lawyers
Tonkon Torp attorneys David Aman and Jon Stride spoke about "Basics of Trade Secret Law" on September 22 as part of a Continuing Legal Education series on intellectual property law hosted by the Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section.
Best Lawyers in America Names 40 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2012 List
40 Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 64 percent of the firm's partners were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.