Tonkon Torp Hires Litigation Associate Meg Houlihan

Tonkon Torp LLP has hired Megan ("Meg") Houlihan as an associate in its Litigation Department. Prior to joining Tonkon Torp, Houlihan served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Morgan Christen at the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, and…
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Eric Beach Shares Cyber Security Best Practices with Nonprofits

On September 7, Eric Beach led a program for nonprofit organizations on safeguarding customer and business information in response to the ever-increasing risk of a cybersecurity breach. After providing steps to take during a risk assessment, Eric…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 CLP Golf Tournament

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) 16th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser on September 22. Steven Wilker, a CLP board member, organized Tonkon's participation with the event. CLP works to bring vital and engaging civics…
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Tonkon Torp Team Participates in Race for the Cure

Led by Jeri Chavis, Tonkon Torp had a team (the "Pink Torpedoes") at the September 17 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The Race for the Cure Series is the world's largest, most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors ALS Associate State Capital Walk

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the State Capital Walk, held on September 16 by the Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of the ALS Association. Rocky Dallum was the lead attorney and participated in the walk with his team, Mike's Meanderers, named after…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Wild Splendor 2017

Wild Splendor 2017 event put on by Columbia Land Trust on September 14. Max Miller led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Columbia Land Trust's mission is to conserve and care for the vital lands, waters, and wildlife of the Columbia River region…
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Business Attorney Adam Adkin Joins Tonkon Torp

Adam Adkin has joined Tonkon Torp LLP as an associate in its Business Department. His practice is focused on working with business owners on the full breadth of business transactions, with an emphasis on purchase and sale transactions. Adkin comes to…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors TiE Pitch Club

Led by Leon Simson, Tonkon Torp and its Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group was a sponsor at the September 12 Pitch Club gathering put on by TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs). Pitch Club is a recurring event that offers attendees and entrepreneurs…
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Tonkon Talk Guides Startups Through Business Entity Options

At the September 6 Tonkon Talk, business attorney Tyler Harkness gave startups an overview of the entity options available to them as they establish their business. Stressing the importance of making the right choice in the beginning, Tyler discussed…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Fifth Annual Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at Portland YouthBuilders' (PYB) fifth annual "Cornhole Classic" on September 8. Tonkon's participation with the event was led by Ned Perry, a member of the PYB board of directors. Founded in 1995, PYB serves more than…
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Tyler Harkness Joins Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Board of Directors

Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness has joined the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) Board of Directors as its Secretary. Tonkon Torp is an active advocate for Oregon's startup community, and has had an attorney serving on the OEN board since the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Club of Portland Benefit Dinner

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Oregon Club of Portland's (OCOP) Big Green Benefit Dinner on September 7. Jessica Morgan, an OCOP board member, organized Tonkon's involvement with the dinner. Proceeds from the Benefit Dinner were donated to the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Volunteers of America Dinner

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Volunteers of America Oregon in honor of Gwyneth Gamble Booth, widow of Tonkon Torp founding partner Brian Booth. Gwyneth was honored with the 2017 DePriest Award for Excellence at their September 7 dinner.
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Caroline Harris Crowne Elected to City Club of Portland Board of Governors

Tonkon Torp partner Caroline Harris Crowne has been elected to the Board of Governors of the City Club of Portland. She has been active with the nonprofit civic organization since 2005, serving as chair and adviser to several research committees, as…
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Tonkon Torp Expands Estate Planning Practice with New Partner Abby Wool Landon

Abby Wool Landon has joined Tonkon Torp as a partner in its Estate Planning Practice Group, the Business Department, and the Tax Practice Group. Landon, who will chair the firm's Estate Planning Group, has focused her practice on estates and trusts…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Encore of Popular Immigration Briefing

Due to popular demand, Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Turid Owren, Alan Perkins, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt, along with Labor & Employment attorney Kristin Bremer Moore, hosted an encore immigration briefing for employers…
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Tonkon Torp Hires Litigation Associate Megan Reuther

Tonkon Torp LLP has hired Megan Reuther as an associate in its Litigation Department. Prior to joining Tonkon Torp, Megan served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Erika Hadlock at the Oregon Court of Appeals. During her two-year clerkship…
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Tonkon Torp Supports 2017 Youth Progress Golf Event

Tonkon Torp was a "hole sponsor" at the Eighth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 18. Youth Progress provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally, academically, and vocationally…
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Tom Palmer Named Portland Lawyer of the Year for Securities Regulation

Tonkon Torp attorney Tom Palmer has been named by Best Lawyers in America 2018 as Portland Lawyer of the Year for the Securities Regulation practice area. In each community, only one lawyer in each specialty is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by…
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A Message to Our Community

Equality, dignity, and inclusion are fundamental values in our firm and our community. It is difficult to find the words to adequately express how repugnant the recent displays of hatred and bigotry are to those values. The events in Charlottesville…
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