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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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Jeanette Schuster Leads Tonkon Torp Environmental & Natural Resources Practice

Jeanette Schuster is the new chair of the Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group at Tonkon Torp. Schuster’s practice focuses on advising clients on compliance with complex regulatory requirements under federal, state, and local…
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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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Jeanette Schuster Named to Women in Environment Board

Jeanette Schuster has been named to the board of directors of Women in Environment (WiE), a Pacific Northwest organization focused on supporting environmental professionals in the region. Schuster is a partner in Tonkon Torp’s Environmental & Natural…
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes Three New Partners

Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Ryan Bledsoe, Marco Materazzi, and Jeanette Schuster to the partnership, effective January 1, 2015. “Ryan, Marco and Jeanette are three fine examples of Tonkon Torp’s approach to expanding and strengthening the partnership…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women in Enviroment Workshop

On December 4, Tonkon Torp welcomed Women in Environment (WiE) for an encore presentation of their sold out communication skills workshop (held at Tonkon Torp in September). WiE member Jeanette Schuster and Tonkon's Environmental & Natural Resources…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts WiE Workshop

On September 10, Tonkon Torp hosted Women in Environment's (WiE) sold out communication skills workshop. Tonkon's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group, led by WiE member Jeanette Schuster, brought the event to Tonkon Torp.
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Jeanette Schuster Moderates Panel Webinar on CERCLA-Related Court Decisions

On behalf of the ABA Business Law Section's Environmental Committee, Tonkon Torp attorney Jeanette Schuster presented and moderated a panel discussion at a February 19 webinar on “Real Environmental Concerns in Real Property and Business Transactions…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women in Environment

On February 19, Tonkon Torp hosted, and co-sponsored with AMEC, the Women in Environment networking group for a presentation by US Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, followed by a reception. Jeanette Schuster brought the event to Tonkon Torp.
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21 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients

Twenty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas have been named leaders in their field for the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on…
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Oregon’s Failure to Submit an Approvable Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program

On December 20, 2013, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of intent (NOI) to find that Oregon has failed to submit an approvable Coastal Nonpoint Pollution…
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Jeanette Schuster Moderates Conference Panel at American Bar Assn. Meeting

Tonkon Torp attorney Jeanette Schuster moderated a panel discussion at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) spring meeting of its Business Law Section in Washington, D.C. The panel discussed “Real Environmental Concerns in Real Property and Business…
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When Two Worlds Collide: Hybrid Fossil Fuel/Renewable Power Plants

In her October 17 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeanette Schuster studies the emerging trend of hybrid fossil fuel/renewable power plants. Hybrid energy systems are likely to make renewable power facilities competitive…
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Weak Job Market Kills Stricter Ozone Standards

In a "Plugged In Column" for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeanette Schuster discusses the impact of the economic recession on environmental regulations.
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Tonkon Torp Facilitates Oregon's Growing Solar Energy Resources

More and more "thin-film" solar panels are appearing on the rooftops of Portland metropolitan area buildings, thanks to the work of Tonkon Torp's Energy Practice Group.
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Sage Grouse: The Next Spotted Owl?

In an article for the Daily Journal Commerce, Jeanette Schuster warns developers to take into account that birds can influence fates of wind and solar energy proposals. The sage grouse has a vast range over 11 Western states, and a decision to list…
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Schuster Discusses Water Quality Laws & Regulations

Tonkon Torp environmental attorney, Jeanette Schuster, presented a seminar in Clackamas County on complying with Oregon water quality laws and regulations. She provided an overview of the federal Clean Water Act, and discussed DEQ regulations for…
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Schuster Discusses Endangered Species Act for American Bar Association

Jeanette Schuster was a speaker at the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section meeting on “Hot Environmental Topics” in Denver, Colorado. Schuster’s presentation covered the Endangered Species Act and the impact of wildlife issues on…
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