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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Tonkon Torp Hosts Light the Night Kickoff Event

On August 16, Tonkon Torp hosted Light the Night for their Executive Leadership Challenge Kickoff. Sarah Einowski, a member of Light the Night's Executive Leadership Committee, brought the event to Tonkon. Light the Night is a fundraising branch of…
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Best Lawyers in America® Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2018 List

Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. Nearly all attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and have been recognized for more than five years…
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Michael Mangan Leads Property Tax CLE for OSB

Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Mangan recently presented a property tax CLE for the Oregon State Bar Real Estate and Land Use Section. During the presentation, Michael explored new and ongoing issues for taxpayers stemming from Measure 50 and Measure 5…
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Will Gent Appointed to MBA Committee

Tonkon Torp attorney Will Gent has been appointed to the Young Lawyer Section (YLS) CLE Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association. The YLS provides leadership, networking, professional development, and service opportunities for young lawyers. The…
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Michael Willes Models for Dress for Success

Michael Willes was a model at the Dress for Success fashion show event held by Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) on August 3. Seven Tonkon attorneys attended the event, which raised funds for Dress for Success Oregon, a nonprofit providing interview…
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Phil Moran Joins Tonkon Torp as Facilities Manager

Phil Moran has joined Tonkon Torp as its Facility Services Manager. He is responsible for the firm’s internal hospitality services, as well as facilities maintenance and operations. Moran will play a significant role on the Tonkon Torp Space Planning…
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Hagedorn and Dallum Give Legislative Update to ORACC

Drew Hagedorn and Rocky Dallum, attorneys in the Tonkon Torp Government Relations practice group, presented a legislative update to the Oregon Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ORACC) on July 26. The attorneys shared an overview of the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 RACC Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was a patron table sponsor at the "In the Garden of Artistic Delights" fundraiser event held by the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) on July 30. Proceeds from the event benefited RACC grants and technical assistance services for…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2017 OMLA Summer Social and Fundraiser

Led by its Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Tonkon Torp was a patron sponsor at the 17th Annual Summer Social and Fundraising Auction held by Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) on July 27. OMLA works to support Oregon's minority legal…
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Tonkon Torp Names Kristin Bremer Moore Chair of Labor & Employment Practice Group

Tonkon Torp has appointed partner Kristin Bremer Moore to chair its Labor & Employment practice group. Bremer Moore represents management in traditional labor matters and defends employers from claims of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Third Rail Patron Event

Tonkon Torp hosted the Third Rail Repertory Theater for their patron thank you event on July 25. Ava Schoen was the lead attorney for the event. She is President of the Third Rail board of directors. Third Rail Repertory Theatre was founded in 2003…
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Caroline Harris Crowne Offers Tips for Arbitration Clauses in ACC Newsletter

Caroline Harris Crowne authored an article, "Keep Your Arbitration Clause Clean: Three Easy Steps to Avoid Making a Big Mess," for the July 2017 newsletter published by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) of Oregon. When you include an…
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