Tonkon Torp Hosts Global Practices Special Interest Group of PHRMA

On January 13, Tonkon Torp hosted the Global Practices Special Interest Group of PHRMA for their 2015 kick-off event. Corbett Gordon brought the event to Tonkon Torp; she is a member of the PHRMA (Portland Human Resources Management Association…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Portland Workforce Alliance

Tonkon Torp hosted the Portland Workforce Alliance (PWA) for a board meeting on December 9. Portland Workforce Alliance is dedicated to building enduring partnerships between local businesses and Portland metro high schools.
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Wilker & Gordon Discuss their U.S. Supreme Court Cases

At a recent legal affairs event in Portland, Tonkon Torp litigators Corbett Gordon and Steven Wilker shared their experiences of arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court. Hosted by the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society, the event was…
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Gordon Offers Nonprofit Employers Advice on Effective Employee Supervision

Corbett Gordon recently spoke to an audience of nonprofit organization managers in Twisp, Washington about how to supervise employees in an effective manner that avoids legal problems. She provided an in-depth look at supervision issues that arise…
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Best Lawyers in America® 2015 Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to Prestigious List

Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 40 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. All of them have been named to the list at least once before, and many of them have been recognized for a number of…
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2014 Super Lawyers Honors 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Twenty-three Tonkon Torp attorneys in 11 practice areas have been named to the national 2014 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, including three partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers…
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Corbett Gordon Presents to PSU Students

Corbett Gordon gave a presentation on June 3 to the Human Resource Capstone Seminar class for senior level human resource students at Portland State University. The presentation covered the topic of religious accommodation in the workplace.
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Tonkon Torp Presents Annual Employment Law Seminar

Lawyers in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group hosted 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders at the firm’s annual employment law seminar on May 15 at the Oregon Zoo.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PSU HRMA Event

Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment practice group sponsored the annual fundraiser event held by the Portland State University Human Resources Management Association (PSU HRMA) on April 24. Corbett Gordon attended the event and also organized the…
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Corbett Gordon Presents to PSU Students

Corbett Gordon gave a Q&A on April 15 to the Human Resource Capstone Seminar class for senior level human resource students at Portland State University.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PlayWrite Gala

Tonkon Torp sponsored the PlayWrite tenth anniversary gala and auction on October 24. Corbett Gordon led Tonkon's involvement with the event. Corbett was Board President at PlayWrite up through June 2013, after which she became Board Secretary.
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Gordon Provides Updates and Summaries on NLRB Cases

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney, Corbett Gordon, participated on a panel hosted by the Oregon State Bar Labor and Employment Section at its recent annual meeting and conference in Sunriver. Gordon joined her co-panelists in discussing…
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Catch Up On Recent Changes in Employee Leave Laws

In her "Risky Business" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Corbett Gordon reviews recent changes in Oregon employee leave laws. These changes include new requirements for sick leave for Portland workers, as well as changes to leave laws for…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors WSBA Civil Rights Section CLE and Meeting

Tonkon Torp was a refreshments sponsor at the September 13 CLE and annual meeting of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) Civil Rights Section, held in Seattle. Corbett Gordon, who is a Trustee of the Civil Rights Section, attended the event…
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50 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America® 2014

Fifty Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 42 practice areas were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014. “We are honored to have more than half of the firm’s partners recognized by the larger legal community for their legal talent…
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2013 Super Lawyers Honors 20 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Twenty Tonkon Torp attorneys have been named to the national 2013 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, including two senior partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers statewide.
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Gordon Demystifies Recent Leave Law Changes

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney, Corbett Gordon, participated recently in the 2013 Employment Law Update presented by the Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School. With recent changes made by the Oregon Legislature to the Oregon…
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Corbett Gordon Shares Expertise with PSU Students

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney, Corbett Gordon, addressed the Portland State University chapter of the Human Resource Management Association at its May 16 meeting. Gordon discussed the importance of employer handbooks and policies, as well…
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Labor & Employment Group Updates HR Professionals

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group presented their annual employment law seminar on May 16 for about 100 human resource professionals from client firms and other businesses in the Portland area.
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Corbett Gordon Joins Tonkon Torp’s L&E Practice

Corbett Gordon, one of the Pacific Northwest’s most respected labor and employment lawyers, has joined the growing labor and employment practice at Tonkon Torp LLP.
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