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Jeff Cronn Covers Indemnification Provisions at OSB Seminar

Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Cronn presented technical aspects of indemnification provisions at an Oregon State Bar seminar sponsored by the Business Law Section. Jeff and two co-speakers provided insight on provisions within acquisition agreements, the…
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Chambers USA 2015 Guide Honors 7 Tonkon Torp Practices and 19 Lawyers

Seven Tonkon Torp practices and 19 attorneys have been honored in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide, published annually each May. Seventeen of the attorneys have been on the Chambers list previously. Newly recognized this year are corporate/M&A lawyers…
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18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Are Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients

Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business has named 18 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas as leaders in their field for 2015. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on interviews with clients and…
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Jeff Cronn and Claire Brown Discuss Oregon's New Crowdfunding Rule

Jeff Cronn, Chair of Tonkon Torp LLP's Business Department, and Claire Brown, a Tonkon Torp associate practicing in the areas of corporate law and securities, recently gave a presentation to the Oregon State Bar’s Securities Regulation and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Scholars Event

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Marathon Scholars' Winter Gold event on February 28. The event raised over $80,000. The Marathon Scholars program identifies students whose socio-economic situation may present them with profound challenges but who have…
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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…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to James Beard Public Market

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the James Beard Public Market. The James Beard Public Market will be a daily, year-round, indoor-outdoor marketplace, located at the west end of the Morrison Bridge in downtown Portland.
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Cronn Coaches CPAs on Business Growth Through Affiliation or Acquisition

Jeff Cronn spoke at the Oregon Society of CPAs’ annual Business & Industry Conference on October 17. In his talk, Jeff covered legal planning opportunities that a business owner might consider when looking at growing the business through affiliation…
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Oregon Humanities Taps Jeff Cronn for Board of Directors

Jeffrey Cronn has been elected to the board of directors of Oregon Humanities. Cronn is a partner at Tonkon Torp LLP, where he has chaired the firm's Business Department since 2008. His legal practice emphasizes merger and acquisition (M&A…
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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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Corporate Social Responsibility - Making it Meaningful

The Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) movement is a growing trend within the business community to self-monitor and report the impact of business practices on consumers, employees, communities and the environment. For their article in the…
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Cronn Adds M&A Lawyer’s Perspective to Seminar on Business Transitions

Jeff Cronn was a panelist at a May 7 seminar on business transition planning, hosted by Key Bank. Cronn discussed legal issues that should be considered in the pre-deal stage in order to enhance and preserve the value of a business to be sold.
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Why Portland's Tonkon Torp Expects to 'Benefit' from New Law Practice Group

Tonkon Torp's new Benefit Company Law practice group was featured in this morning's edition of the Portland Business Journal. The article highlights Tonkon Torp's long term commitment to sustainable principles and features an interview with Benefit…
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Tonkon Torp Practice Group Supports Businesses Seeking Benefit Company Status

Tonkon Torp business lawyers have formed a practice group specializing in helping Oregon business owners obtain formal registration as a Benefit Company. The registration reflects a company’s commitment to a triple bottom line of social…
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Cronn & Materazzi Address Corporate Social Responsibility Questions

Tonkon Torp business lawyers Jeff Cronn and Marco Materazzi recently presented a continuing legal education seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting (CSR). Cronn and Materazzi examined why companies engage in CSR reporting, and…
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Looking Past the 'Big Law' Business Model

In his article for the January 31 issue of the Portland Business Journal, Jeff Cronn encourages law firms to look past "big law" business models. He uses Tonkon Torp as a prime example of a firm adopting an intentionally fluid infrastructure, rather…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Education Partners Event

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Marathon Education Partners' Winter Gold fundraising event on February 1. Jeff Cronn, a board member and past chair of the organization, attended the event and organized the sponsorship. The mission of Marathon Education…
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How to Obtain and Preserve Value When Selling a Business

In his "Risky Business" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeff Cronn offers advice to business owners on how to obtain the best possible deal when selling their business.
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Tonkon Attorneys Present Ethics CLE for Oregon State Bar

Jeff Cronn and Paul Conable presented the ethics CLE program, "C.Y.A.: Real Life Ethics Issues in Business Deals and Litigation" on November 13. The program was sponsored by the Oregon State Bar's Business Litigation Section.
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Seven Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn Distinction as Portland Lawyers of the Year

Best Lawyers in America 2014 has named seven attorneys from Tonkon Torp LLP as Portland Lawyer of the Year for their particular specialties. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer…
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