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Tonkon Tax Attorney Recommends Reforms to City/County Tax
In a recent Opinion piece in the Portland Business Journal, Mark LeRoux outlines problems with the current City/County Tax system. He makes the argument that the Multnomah County business income tax and the Portland business license law (the city…
Tonkon Tax Lawyers Address Issues for Closely Held Businesses
Tax attorneys Mark LeRoux and Michael Millender will present a seminar on Tax Planning for Closely Held Businesses on February 25, 2011 at the Oregon Convention Center. The seminar is part of a day-long professional development conference presented…
Tonkon Torp Facilitates Oregon's Growing Solar Energy Resources
More and more "thin-film" solar panels are appearing on the rooftops of Portland metropolitan area buildings, thanks to the work of Tonkon Torp's Energy Practice Group.
Sage Grouse: The Next Spotted Owl?
In an article for the Daily Journal Commerce, Jeanette Schuster warns developers to take into account that birds can influence fates of wind and solar energy proposals. The sage grouse has a vast range over 11 Western states, and a decision to list…
Miller Honored With Sustainable Leadership Award
Tonkon Torp’s Max M. Miller, Jr., has been honored by the Oregon State Bar with one of two new awards for sustainable leadership. Miller earned the award in recognition of his volunteer leadership in moving the legal profession to embrace…
Justin Denton Named to Executive Committee of the OSB Business Law Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Justin Denton has been named to the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the Oregon State Bar.
Scaled-back BETC is fading into the sunset
In 2010, Oregon policymakers’ renewable energy dreams yielded to fiscal and political realities as the Legislature pared down and set a termination date for the Business Energy Tax Credit. Now that the Oregon Department of Energy has adopted final…
Schuster Discusses Water Quality Laws & Regulations
Tonkon Torp environmental attorney, Jeanette Schuster, presented a seminar in Clackamas County on complying with Oregon water quality laws and regulations. She provided an overview of the federal Clean Water Act, and discussed DEQ regulations for…
Tonkon Torp litigator named Up and Coming Lawyer of the Year
Tonkon Torp litigator Caroline Harris Crowne has been selected 2010 Up & Coming Lawyer of the Year by The Daily Journal of Commerce (Portland, Oregon). She received the top honor among a field of 92 young lawyers who were nominated and 24 who were…
The DJC honors Caroline Harris Crowne as an Up and Coming Lawyer
The Daily Journal of Commerce features Caroline Harris Crowne as one of their 2010 Up and Coming Lawyers honorees.
22 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named to 2010 Super Lawyers Lists
Twenty-two attorneys at Tonkon Torp LLP have been named to the national 2010 Super Lawyers lists. They were selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas.
Tonkon Torp Attorney Earns Sustainable Leadership Award
Tonkon Torp's Max M. Miller, Jr. has been honored by the Oregon State Bar with one of two new awards for Sustainable Leadership. Miller earned the award in recognition of his volunteer leadership in moving the legal profession to embrace…
Tonkon Torp's Kennedy and Stephens named Portland 2011 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers® has named Tonkon Torp partners Albert N. Kennedy and Kenneth D. Stephens as 2011 Portland, Oregon Lawyers of the Year in their respective disciplines.
Tonkon Torp immigration practice earns top honors from peers
Tonkon Torp's Immigration Practice Group, which advises domestic and international companies and individuals on employment-related immigration issues, has earned top tier rankings this year by Chambers USA and the newly released U.S. News Best…