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Crowdfunding for Small Oregon Businesses - Proposed New Rules
Jeff Cronn and Claire Brown co-authored an article, "Crowdfunding for Small Oregon Businesses: Proposed New Rules," published in the winter 2014 issue of The Long View, the quarterly publication put together by the Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future…
Entrepreneurial Services Group Hosts Solar Oregon Event
On October 29, Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group hosted Solar Oregon for their annual fundraiser and social event. Jeff Woodcox, Claire Brown, and Emily Katz attended the event, which was also sponsored by the ESG group.
Schmidt and Brown Discuss Intrastate Crowdfunding
Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown, members of Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group, gave a presentation on intrastate crowdfunding at an Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section event on September 17, 2014. Crowdfunding is a…
Delano & Brown Explain Securities Law Exemptions for Oregon Solar Energy Cooperatives
Duncan Delano and Claire Brown were speakers at an August 1st event to help solar energy stakeholders understand Oregon's new securities registration exemption for renewable energy cooperatives. The exemption was passed in March of this year, but…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Youth Progress Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Fourth Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 18. Youth Progress is a nonprofit, independent living organization that provides Oregon's youth with the skills necessary to become successful community…
Tonkon Torp Hosts “Show Me the Money” Primers for Entrepreneurs
Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group recently hosted the final program in its “Show Me the Money” series, designed to help start-up companies understand funding issues in connection with the launch and growth of their businesses. The…
Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown Talk Law Careers with PSU Students
On May 28, Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke about careers in business law to a group of undergraduate accounting majors at Portland State University.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend
Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group sponsored the Portland Startup Weekend which ran from April 25 through April 27. The Portland Startup Weekend brings together people with different skill sets - primarily software developers…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN's Angel Oregon Spring Showcase
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) Angel Oregon Spring Showcase on April 16. The showcase featured the three finalists from the Angel Oregon Investment Program and introduced attendees to Oregon's "most exciting" early…
Tonkon Torp’s Business Lawyers Share Information About Crowdfunding and General Solicitation Rules
Claire Brown and Drea Schmidt, members of Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group, made a presentation to Oregon Executive MBA students on the topic of raising capital through “crowdfunding” and general solicitation. Their remarks…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Youth Progress' Soup Smackdown
Tonkon Torp sponsored the "Soup Smackdown" event held by Youth Progress on February 26. Claire Brown led Tonkon's involvement with the event and was recently made a member of the Youth Progress board of directors. Youth Progress was established in…
Claire Brown Appointed to Youth Progress Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Claire Brown has been appointed to the board of Youth Progress, a non-profit, independent living organization that provides Oregon youth with skills and structure to help them become successful community members.
Tonkon Torp’s Business Lawyers Address Confusion About Crowdfunding and General Solicitation Rules
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group recently helped clients and other business people better understand how to take advantage of equity-based “crowdfunding” and general solicitation to raise capital without running…
Three New Associates Join Tonkon Torp
Tonkon Torp LLP has hired Claire E. Brown, Molly Honoré and Matthew Joseph as associates in the firm. Claire E. Brown joins the firm’s Business Department. A 2012 graduate of Vanderbilt University, she earned a law degree and an MBA, with a…