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Don't Tinker With Washington's Renewable Portfolio Standard
In his November 16, 2011 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, David Petersen advocates for the preservation of Washington's initiative I-937, which requires large utilities in the state to acquire 15 percent of their electricity…
Tonkon Torp Energy Lawyer Elected to Solar Oregon Board
Tonkon Torp energy and land use attorney David Petersen has been elected to a three-year term on the board of Solar Oregon.
Tonkon Torp Lawyers Honored for Work on Behalf of Youth
Attorneys from one of Portland's most prominent business law firms were honored recently for their pro bono work to protect the legal rights of a special population of Oregon youth and their families.
U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Ranks Tonkon Torp Nationally in Five Practice Areas
Tonkon Torp has long had a reputation for high caliber work as a business and complex commercial litigation firm. Today U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers released its 2011-2012 edition of the "Best Law Firms" publication and ranked Tonkon Torp…
Tonkon Torp Transaction Expert Shares Perspective on Current M&A Climate
Tonkon Torp business attorney Jeff Cronn is one of three experts who will discuss trends in the mergers & acquisitions business environment at an upcoming continuing legal education event hosted by the Multnomah Bar Association.
Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment Expert Discusses E-Discovery
E-Discovery is the topic of a presentation by Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori on November 10 for the Multnomah Bar Association.
Tonkon Torp Lawyer Elected to Board of Le Monde Immersion School
Tonkon Torp attorney Shouka Rezvani has been elected to the board of the Le Monde Immersion, a new French language nonprofit seeking public charter school status in the Portland Public School District.
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.