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Navigating the Rules of Serving on Nonprofit Organization Boards

Shouka Rezvani, who chairs Tonkon Torp’s Nonprofit & Tax Exempt Entities practice group, was joined by two other Portland lawyers in a recent presentation on the rules and potential traps related to serving on nonprofit boards. The April 8, 2014…
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Shouka Rezvani Discusses Effective Bylaws Writing for Nonprofit Organizations

Shouka Rezvani facilitated a discussion at the March 13 “Nonprofit Law Un CLE: Tips From Pros and Practitioners” hosted by Oregon Women Lawyers and the Nonprofit Organizations Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. Shouka led a lively discussion on the…
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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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Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Hosts Le Monde "Iron Chef" Event

Tonkon Torp hosted the Le Monde Immersion Public Charter School for an "Iron Chef" fundraiser competition, at which Tonkon was also a sponsor. Tonkon's participation was organized by Shouka Rezvani, a Le Monde board member
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Best Lawyers in America® Names 50 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2013 List

Lawyers from Tonkon Torp LLP continue to earn the high regard and professional respect of their peers and litigation adversaries. This year, 50 Tonkon Torp lawyers - well more than half of the firm's partners - were selected by their peers for…
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Tonkon Torp Lawyer Elected to Board of Le Monde Immersion School

Tonkon Torp attorney Shouka Rezvani has been elected to the board of the Le Monde Immersion, a new French language nonprofit seeking public charter school status in the Portland Public School District.
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Best Lawyers in America&reg Names 40 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2012 List

40 Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 64 percent of the firm's partners were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012.
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Despite new law, don't delay

It took its time, but Congress finally has spoken on the issue of gift and estate taxes in the form of the 2010 Tax Relief Act, which President Obama signed into law on Dec. 27, 2010.
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Tonkon Torp Creates Practice Group for Nonprofit Entities

Tonkon Torp has formalized its longstanding work on behalf of nonprofit and charitable organizations by creating a Nonprofit & Tax Exempt Entities practice group. Attorneys in the multidisciplinary group serve the specific needs of all nonprofit…
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Best Lawyers in America&reg Names 37 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Thirty-seven of Tonkon Torp's 84 attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011.
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Nonprofit Executive Compensation

Nonprofit executive compensation has made headlines in Oregon and nationwide. Am I correct in believing that this has become a hot button issue with regulators? (Reprinted with permission from the Oregon Society of CPAs.)
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