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Tonkon Torp Hosts Owen M. Panner Inn of Court Orientation
Tonkon Torp hosted the Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court for a new member orientation on August 24. Sarah Einowski brought the event to Tonkon Torp in her capacity as a member if the Inn's Executive Committee.
Parna Mehrbani Named to Benchmark Litigation Under 40 Hot List
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 “Under 40 Hot List” published by Benchmark Litigation. She is recognized in the litigation categories of General Commercial and Intellectual Property.
The Dramatic Expansion of Oregon's Absolute Litigation Privilege
Paul Conable and Megan Reuther co-authored an article on Oregon's litigation privilege for the Spring 2018 issue of the Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal.
Anna Sortun Joins Editorial Board of OSB Litigation Journal
Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun has joined the Editorial Board of the Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal. The Journal, which is published three times a year, focuses on litigation issues unique to Oregon. In this role, Anna will help guide the…
Tonkon Torp Supports 2018 Youth Progress Golf Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Ninth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 17. Youth Progress provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally, academically, and vocationally…
Six Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Portland Lawyers of the Year
Six attorneys from Tonkon Torp have been named by Best Lawyers in America® 2019 as Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. In each community, only one lawyer per specialty is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer review survey.
Best Lawyers in America® Names 51 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2019 List
Fifty-one Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 41 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. Nearly all attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and have been recognized for more than five years
Steven Wilker Elected Vice Chair of Classroom Law Project
Tonkon Torp partner Steven Wilker has been elected Vice Chair of the Classroom Law Project (CLP). The CLP is a nonprofit organization that helps prepare Oregon’s youth to become active, engaged, and informed participants in a democratic society…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OSB Real Estate Section Conference
Tonkon Torp's Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group was a sponsor at the annual Oregon State Bar Real Estate and Land Use Section Summer Conference in Gleneden Beach, August 9-11. Rachel Atchison, Kimberlee Stafford, Joe Voboril, and Jeff Keeney…
Rocky Dallum Provides Agricultural Law Legislative Update
On July 20, Tonkon Torp partner Rocky Dallum provided a legislative update at the Agriculture Law program held by the Seminar Group. Rocky reviewed the major themes of Oregon’s 2018 legislative session and provided an overview of new laws that will…
Tonkon Torp’s Bankruptcy Practice Group Sponsors U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society Picnic
The Bankruptcy Practice Group was a sponsor of the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society's picnic on August 5. The annual picnic at Judge Leavy’s family farm celebrated the Bankruptcy Bench & Bar this year, and focused on honoring the pro…
Sarah Einowski to Receive Outstanding Young Alumni Award from U of O
Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski is being honored with the 2018 Oregon Law Outstanding Young Alumni Award, presented by the University of Oregon School of Law. The award recognizes graduates who have made significant career, leadership and/or…
Tonkon Torp Summer Associates Lead Bradley Angle Donation Drive
Tonkon Torp's 2018 summer associates, Mick Harris and Brennan Wortmann led an internal fundraiser and supply drive in support of local nonprofit Bradley Angle, an organization offering survivors of domestic violence options for safety, education…
Haley Morrison Featured on Workplace Misconduct Panel
On June 21, Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison participated in a panel discussion related to workplace misconduct in the era of #MeToo. The panel featured three speakers who shared best practices for identifying and addressing inappropriate work…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
Tonkon Torp made a "builder" sponsorship donation to the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland. Owen Blank organized the payment. Since 1920, the Jewish Federation has helped nourish Jewish life, enrich the community, and keep Jewish culture strong…
31 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2018 Super Lawyers Lists
Thirty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in 11 practice areas have been included in the 2018 Oregon Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Tonkon Torp partner and bankruptcy authority Albert Kennedy has been once again recognized on the Top 50 list of Oregon…