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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.
Tonkon Torp Lawyer Elected to Forest Park Conservancy's Board
The Forest Park Conservancy's board of directors elected Tonkon Torp attorney Ryan Bledsoe to join the nonprofit's board.
Palmer Moderates Panel Discussion of Corporate Issues Related to IT
Tonkon Torp attorney Tom Palmer will moderate a panel discussion on "Oversight of Information Security Risks: Considerations for Directors" at a September 13 event hosted by the Northwest Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors…
19 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named to 2011 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
Nineteen attorneys at Tonkon Torp LLP have been named to the national 2011 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
Four of Firm's Attorneys Identified as Oregon "Litigation Stars"
Tonkon Torp has again been named a recommended firm in the 5th edition of Benchmark Litigation, the Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.
Wind Energy Facilities: Real or Personal Property?
In a "Plugged In Column" for the DJC, Kimberlee Stafford discusses evaluating new title insurance endorsements available in Oregon that are specific to wind energy projects.
Tonkon Torp Remembers Senator Hatfield
Tonkon Torp extends its condolences to the family of Senator Mark O. Hatfield. One of Oregon's most respected statesmen in every sense of the word, Senator Hatfield demonstrated intelligent, principled thinking on a myriad of issues affecting…
Renewable Portfolio Standards Face Constitutional Challenges
In a "Plugged In" column for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeanne Chamberlain discusses how renewable energy has become mainstream, with more than half of this nation's states now possessing mandatory renewable energy portfolio standards. As…
New UK Bribery Act Raises the Standard for Anti-Corruption Compliance for US Companies
The UK Bribery Act becomes effective on July 1, 2011. It applies to all companies doing business in the UK and it applies to bribes paid in any country in the world. American companies doing business overseas need to adopt and maintain robust anti…
Tonkon Torp Lawyer Elected to YWCA Board
Tonkon Torp business attorney Darcy M. Norville was elected to the board of the YWCA of Greater Portland at its annual meeting on June 23. She will serve a three-year term on the board that is in the process of "reinventing" the 100-year-old…
Lawsuits Likely from BPA Wind Power Shut Down
The Bonneville Power Administration’s recent response to a short-term oversupply of energy – requiring wind farms to power down without compensation for lost revenue – reflects the agency’s failure to adapt to the evolving Northwest power marketplace…
18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Again Named Leaders in Their Field by Chambers USA
Eighteen Tonkon Torp attorneys have been named leaders in their field for the 2011 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Inclusion in the reference directory is based on interviews with clients and professional peers to…
Skerritt to Share Insights on Winning Trials
Litigator Dan Skerritt is a featured speaker at a June 9 Multnomah Bar Association continuing legal education seminar on "Making Good Lawyers Great." One of Oregon's most respected litigators, Skerritt offers his insights about how to develop…
Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment Practice Attracts Three More Attorneys
The Labor & Employment Practice Group at Tonkon Torp LLP announces the addition of three more attorneys.
Labor & Employment Attorney Speaks at Employment Law Seminar
Corbett Gordon spoke at the May 5 meeting of the Columbia Basin Society of Human Resource Managers. Gordon addressed issues concerning social media in the workplace, as well as hiring and firing.
Oregon watches California's RPS saga with great interest
On April 12, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a renewable energy bill – SBX1 2 – that requires public and private utilities in the state to obtain at least 33 percent of their electricity from renewable sources, including solar, wind…
Multnomah County honors Tonkon Torp attorney Max Miller
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners and the Multnomah County Citizen Involvement Committee have honored Tonkon Torp attorney Max M. Miller, Jr. with a Multnomah County Volunteer Award.