Owen Blank and Gwen Griffith Provide Navigation Tools for Alternative Investments

Owen Blank and Gwen Griffith recently spoke at the Association of Public Pension Fund Auditors’ professional development conference in Portland, OR. Their presentation dove deep into the legal aspects of alternative investments such as hedge funds…
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Gwen Griffith Article Highlights Latest Oregon Tax Law Decisions Relevant to Tax Practitioners

The April-May 2015 issue of CPA Journal features an article by Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith, who chairs the firm’s Taxation practice group. The article highlights the most relevant of the nearly 200 Oregon state tax law decisions issued…
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Gwen Griffith Updates CPAs and lawyers on Recent Tax Cases and Rulings

Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith recently was a guest speaker at two events that updated certified public accountants, lawyers, and other tax professionals on significant 2014 Federal and State tax cases and rulings. She spoke to about 100 attendees…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts YRJ Anniversary Party

Tonkon Torp hosted Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) for their 40th Anniversary Kick-Off event on January 29. The event included a screening of the brand new episode of Portlandia, part of which was filmed at the YRJ offices. Gwen Griffith, president of…
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Griffith Guides Women Business Leaders through a Legal Checkup

Women leaders who are growing their businesses heard a wealth of recommendations from Gwen Griffith and other experts at an October 28 seminar sponsored by Tonkon Torp, Key Bank and Geffen Mesher. Growing a Company that is Healthy, Wealthy and Wise…
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Griffith Reviews Recent Federal Tax Cases and Rulings at Northwest CPA Conference

On November 3, Gwendolyn Griffith, chair of Tonkon Torp’s Taxation practice group, made a presentation on recent cases and rulings in federal taxation for the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants at its annual Northwest Federal Tax…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts OFA Seminar

Tonkon Torp hosted a lunch seminar on November 14 on "Post Issuance Compliance" for client Oregon Facilities Authority (OFA). Gwen Griffith, Executive Director of OFA, organized the event, which was also recorded and broadcast live.
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Griffith Speaks to Oregon Tax Practitioners about "Undoing" and "Unwinding" in Federal Tax Law

Tonkon Torp tax attorney, Gwendolyn Griffith, spoke at the October 31st IRS/Practitioners Forum held at the Oregon Convention Center. Griffith's presentation explored the options for tax practitioners when clients' tax actions do not match what the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors YRJ Gala

On November 8, Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor and table ambassador at the sixth annual wine and chocolate extravaganza held by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Gwen Griffith, YRJ Board President, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attendance at…
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Griffith Covers Recent Federal Tax Cases and Rulings at OSB Luncheon

Gwendolyn Griffith presented "Recent Federal Tax Cases and Rulings" at the September monthly luncheon of the Taxation Section of the Oregon State Bar. The presentation addressed cases and rulings from basic income concepts to technical partnership…
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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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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…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors YRJ CLE

Tonkon Torp was lead sponsor at the "Kids for Cash" ethics CLE put on by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ) on June 23. The sponsorship was organized by Gwen Griffith, YRJ Board President.
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Pro Bono Opportunity Change Lives: Helping Juvenile Sex Offenders with Registration Relief

Multnomah Lawyer published the below article, in their June 2014 issue. The article is about the CLiF project and their efforts to recruit more attorney volunteers. Tonkon Torp attorneys Gwen Griffith and Vicki Ballou banded together in 2011…
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ACLU of Oregon Honors 5 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Five Tonkon Torp lawyers were honored last weekend at the annual Liberty Dinner, a benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (ACLU). Steven Wilker, Owen Blank, Paul Conable, Gwen Griffith and James Hein were recognized for their…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Portland Tax Forum

On February 13, Tonkon Torp hosted the Portland Tax Forum (PTF) for a breakfast board meeting. Gwen Griffith is on the PTF board of directors and brought the event to Tonkon. PTF is a nonprofit corporation whose goal is to provide nationally…
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Griffith Updates CPAs on Recent Oregon Tax Court Cases

Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith was again a featured speaker at the annual Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) State and Local Tax Conference. Her January 10 presentation addressed recent Oregon Tax Court cases. Griffith has…
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Two Lawyers Work to Give Ex-offenders a New Start

The Oregon State Bar Bulletin published the below article, authored by Cliff Collins, in their January 2014 issue. The article is about the CLiF project and its two founding lawyers, Tonkon Torp attorneys Gwen Griffith and Vicki Ballou…
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Griffith Presents at OSB Taxation Section Program on Partnership Tax Allocations

Gwendolyn Griffith spoke to the Taxation Section of the Oregon State Bar at its Portland monthly luncheon series on November 21, 2013. Her topic was "Partnership Tax Allocations – Basic Principles and Current Topics."
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors YRJ Extravaganza

Tonkon Torp was a lead sponsor at Youth, Rights, & Justice's (YRJ) 5th Annual Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza on November 16. YRJ's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families through legal representation and advocacy in the…
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