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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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 "Celebrate Trade" Event

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Celebrate Trade Oregon International Business Awards and Consular Corp Scholarship Gala on May 19. The proceeds from gala sponsorships will be used to fund the Oregon Consular Corps International Relations…
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Bob Carey Presents on Background Investigations at OSCPA Conference

On May 9, Bob Carey presented at the 2014 Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) Construction Industry Conference. Bob's topic was "Background Investigations and Social Media in the Workplace."
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21 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients

Twenty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas have been named leaders in their field for the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on…
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One Size Does Not Fit All: FMLA Leave and Same-Sex Couples

In their "General Counsel" article for the November issue of Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Krista Hardwick and Bob Carey discuss the Federal Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how it applies to same-sex couples.
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Affordable Care Act Retaliation

For their "General Counsel" article for the October issue of Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Colin Love-Geiger and Bob Carey advise employers on how to recognize and appropriately document employee complaints to avoid…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PHRMA Member Appreciation Event

Tonkon Torp sponsored a Portland Human Resource Association (PHRMA) member appreciation event on September 25. Bob Carey organized Tonkon Torp's sponsorship of the event, a cruise on the Portland Spirit. Bob Carey is PHRMA's General Counsel and also…
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Protecting Confidential Business Information

In their September 2013 "General Counsel" article for the Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Blerina Kotori and Bob Carey provide an overview of the tools available to an employer to protect valuable confidential…
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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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Legislative Update: OFLA to Provide Leave to Deal with Death of a Family Member

Colin Love-Geiger and Bob Carey discuss the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) for their August 2013 "General Counsel" article, published by the Portland Human Resource Management Association in News & Views. During Oregon's 2013 legislative session, the…
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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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Politics in the Workplace

Kristin Bremer Moore, Blerina Kotori, and Bob Carey discuss several laws that regulate political speech in the workplace for their July 2013 "General Counsel" articlepublished by the Portland Human Resource Management Association in News & Views…
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Bob Carey Speaks at OADC Annual Convention

Bob Carey spoke at the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel's annual convention at the Sunriver Resort. His talk focused on "Taking the Plaintiff's Deposition in an Employment Action."
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The Pitfall of the Unpaid Intern

For their June 2013 "General Counsel" article for the Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Blerina Kotori and Bob Carey outline the legal framework with respect to interns and provide guidance on hiring and paying interns…
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Bob Carey and Labor & Employment Group Update HR Professionals

Bob Carey and Labor & Employment Group Update HR Professionals
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Evaluating the Independent Contractor Designation for Purpose of Wage Claims

In their "General Counsel" article for the May issue of Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Colin Love-Geiger and Bob Carey review the independent contractor designation. The article offers employers a reminder regarding…
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Bob Carey Presents on HR Problems for PHRMA

Bob Carey was the featured speaker at an April 17 luncheon hosted by the Portland Human Resource Management Association (PHRMA). Bob's topic was "Tackling the Toughest HR Problems."
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Play or Pay: Crunching the Numbers on Affordable Care Act Penalties

For their April 2013 "General Counsel" article for the Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Colin Love-Geiger and Bob Carey study the Affordable Care Act and guide employers through the cost-benefit analysis of the decision…
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Bob Carey Volunteers at Northwest Youth Careers Expo

Bob Carey volunteered at the Northwest Youth Careers Expo at the Oregon Convention Center on March 19, 2013, helping students acquire skills through mock job interviews.
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