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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Provide Legal Overview at TiE XL Bootcamp
On March 4, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services and Labor & Employment practice groups spoke to Oregon startups participating in the TiE Oregon XL Bootcamp.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Oregon Equal Pay Act Briefings
In March, employment law attorneys Kristin Bremer Moore and Lindsay Reynolds hosted two briefings on the Oregon Equal Pay Act, which largely took effect on January 1. The events were held to help Portland employers understand the key provisions of…
Tonkon Torp Purchases Membership with High Desert Museum
Led by Al Kennedy, Tonkon Torp purchased a 2019 corporate membership with the High Desert Museum. Al is a member of the museum's Board of Directors.
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
Tonkon Torp gave a donation to the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). Founded in 1989, OJCF’s mission is to build and promote a culture of giving in Oregon and Southwest Washington that supports a thriving Jewish community.
Stephanie Grant Joins Girls Build Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Stephanie Grant has joined the Board of Directors of Girls Build. Girls Build offers summer camps in several Oregon communities for girls eight to 14 years old, focusing on building confidence through learning the basics of…
Robert Koch Named District of Oregon Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has been selected to serve a three-year term as a Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative for the District of Oregon. Tonkon Torp nominated Koch for the position to the Honorable Michael W. Mosman, Chief Judge of the U.S…
Founder of ZOOM Shares His Startup Journey at March Tonkon Talk
At the March 6 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group hosted Dave Sanders, M.D., former CEO and Co-Founder of ZOOM+Care. He shared stories and lessons learned from the founding, growth and sale of ZOOM.
Darcy Norville Recognized as One of Portland’s Women of Influence
Tonkon Torp Managing Partner Darcy Norville has been honored by the Portland Business Journal as one of its 2019 Women of Influence. The highly regarded award recognizes women who are business and community leaders in the greater Portland area.
James Hein Joins Transition Projects Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp partner James Hein has joined the Board of Directors of Transition Projects, Inc. (TPI). Transition Projects provides individuals with services, resources, and tools to help end their homelessness, secure housing, and maintain that…
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses Workplace Culture for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Kristin Bremer Moore was featured in the Portland Business Journal's recent Thought Leader Forum supplement on Workplace Culture. The supplement included a profile of Kristin as well as an interview with her and her fellow…
Drew Hagedorn Moderates Keynote Panel for AGC Annual Meeting
Tonkon Torp partner Drew Hagedorn moderated the opening keynote panel at the annual business meeting of the Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter. The panel, "Oregon’s New Political Landscape: What Does it Mean for Our Industry in…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 PILP Auction
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 23 Lewis & Clark Law School 28th Annual Public Interest Law Project (PILP) Auction. Alex Tinker led Tonkon's involvement with the auction and attended along with fellow Lewis & Clark alums Stephanie Grant and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 ACLU Liberty Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a "Guardian of Freedom" sponsor at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Oregon's annual Liberty Dinner on February 22. Sarah Einowski organized Tonkon's participation with the dinner and attended along with Steven…
Frank Weiss Talks Maximizing Insurance ROI for ACC Newsletter
Frank Weiss authored an article, "Maximize Your Insurance ROI: A Proactive Approach to Insurance Pays Off," for the January 2019 newsletter published by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) of Oregon.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 28th Annual CEJ Awards Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 28th Annual Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) Awards Luncheon on February 21. Darcy Norville led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with nine others from Tonkon Torp.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 JRCLS Conference
Tonkon Torp was a gold sponsor at the 2019 J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS) Conference February 14-16 in Seattle, Washington. Jeff Bradford led Tonkon's involvement with the event; he serves on the JRCLS Oregon Chapter Board of Directors as…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 OLSPIF Auction
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 15 Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund (OLSPIF) auction and dinner. The OLSPIF is a nonprofit run by and for students of the University of Oregon School of Law. Their mission is to enable law student…
Tonkon Talks Provides a Roadmap for CA Consumer Privacy Act
The February 6 Tonkon Talk guided business owners through the pending implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which passed in 2018. Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach provided background on the legislation, explained how broadly…