Turid Owren and Blerina Kotori Speak at Reed College

Turid Owren moderated, and Blerina Kotori participated in, a panel entitled Women in Law, held at Reed College's Working Weekend this February.
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Creps and Kotori Coach Client in HR Matters

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorneys, Clay Creps and Blerina Kotori, recently conducted a training seminar for staff of The Salvation Army Portland ARC, on substantive laws governing sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the…
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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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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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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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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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Sick Times in Portland: What You Should Know about Portland’s Sick Leave Ordinance

In their March 2013 "General Counsel" article for the Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views newsletter, Blerina Kotori and Bob Carey discuss a proposed city ordinance that would require Portland employers to provide sick leave…
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Tonkon Torp Attorney Discusses Social Media Ethics at Conference

Blerina Kotori will participate on a panel discussion at the Oregon Law Institute's 25th annual continuing legal education seminar on ethics, at the Oregon Convention Center on November 2.
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Kotori Speaks on Fundamentals of Sexual Harassment Law

Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori recently presented information about “Sexual Harassment from a Management Perspective” at Lewis & Clark Law School.
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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Present at Greater Portland Compliance Association Meeting

Tonkon Torp attorneys Tatiana Perry, Ari Okano Lee and Blerina Kotori are presenting speakers at a July 26 meeting of the Greater Portland Compliance Association (GPCA). They will discuss the latest compliance issues regarding use of social media…
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New Tonkon Torp Practice Helps Businesses Meet Their Data and Privacy Protection Responsibilities

Tonkon Torp has launched an Information Privacy & Security practice group to advise businesses on the proper and practical management of sensitive data. Technical innovations that allow personal information to be collected and processed online have…
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Kotori Discusses Issues Regarding HIPAA Privacy Rule Violations

Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori will coach business lawyers on non-litigation aspects of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that affects covered entities, such as employers.
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Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment Lawyers Write Legal Education Materials for Other Attorneys

Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment Practice Group recently wrote four chapters for the Practical Law Company, a legal publishing firm that provides online content for practicing business attorneys. The company taps lawyers with significant practice…
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Kotori to Discuss HIPAA Issues

Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori will discuss current HIPAA requirements for members of Lewis & Clark Law School's Employment Law Society. The November 7, 2011 presentation is on the campus.
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Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment Expert Discusses E-Discovery

E-Discovery is the topic of a presentation by Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori on November 10 for the Multnomah Bar Association.
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