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Tonkon Torp Announces Two New Partners
Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Blerina Kotori and Christopher Pallanch to the partnership, effective January 1, 2016. Both attorneys started their private practices as associates for the firm. Kotori began at the firm as a summer associate and was the…
Portland's Parks-Fee Blowout Brings Expected Lawsuit
Led by litigators Paul Conable, Steven Olson, and Chris Pallanch, Tonkon Torp recently filed a "Petition for Writ of Review," challenging the City of Portland and its new method of calculating parks system development charges (effectively a tax on…
2015 Super Lawyers Honors 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Twenty-three Tonkon Torp attorneys in nine practice areas are named on the national 2015 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Two partners are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers statewide.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors FBA Dinner
On May 28, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Federal Bar Association's (FBA) annual awards dinner at the Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse. Chris Pallanch, a member of the Oregon Chapter of the FBA's board of directors, led Tonkon's involvement with the…
Tonkon Torp Hosts Networking Event for Upcoming Law School Grads
Tonkon Torp and University of Oregon Law School recently co-hosted an after-work event to give soon-to-be UO Law grads an opportunity for informal networking with practicing attorneys in Portland. Litigation Associates Sarah Villanueva and…
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…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors FBA Conference
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor of the September 20 Federal Bar Association (FBA) District of Oregon conference. The all-day CLE and networking dinner was attended by several Tonkon Torp attorneys. Chris Pallanch and Colin Love-Geiger, both board members…
The PAGA Problem - The Unsettled State of PAGA Law Isn't Good for Anyone
Robyn Ridler Aoyagi and Christopher Pallanch study California's Private Attorney General Act of 2004 (PAGA) for their July 2013 article in Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin.
Tonkon Torp is "Wine Sponsor" at Annual Bench and Bar Social
Tonkon Torp donated wine and champagne to the June 20 Bench and Bar Social held by the US District Court of Oregon Historical Society and Federal Bar Association. Colin Love-Geiger and Chris Pallanch organized Tonkon's attendance at the social, which…
Tonkon Attorneys Attend FBA Annual Awards Lunch
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the April 18 Federal Bar Association (FBA) Oregon Chapter Annual Awards Lunch. Chris Pallanch and Colin Love-Geiger, both FBA Oregon Chapter board members, organized Tonkon's attendance at the lunch.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund Auction
Tonkon Torp was a "public service" sponsor at the February 8 Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund (OLSPIF) Auction. The OLSPIF is a non-profit run by and for the students of the University of Oregon School of Law.
Tonkon Torp Lawyer Appointed to Oregon Chapter of Federal Bar Association Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Christopher Pallanch has joined the board of directors of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.