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Steven Wilker Prepares to Argue at U.S. Supreme Court on First Amendment Issue
Litigator Steven Wilker is preparing to argue at the U.S. Supreme Court in late March in the matter of Wood v. Moss. The case poses the question of whether Secret Service agents can be sued for moving peaceful protesters out of sight and sound of the…
Steven Wilker Discusses NSA Spying Rules on KGW Hot Box
Steven Wilker appeared as a first amendment attorney and as a board member for the ACLU of Oregon on KGW's "Hot Box" on January 17, 2014. The broadcast discussed the NSA reforms ordered by President Obama regarding the phone motorizing program. Steve…
Steven Wilker Discusses Oregon's Public Records Law for Jefferson Exchange
Steven Wilker appeared as a media law expert on Jefferson Public Radio's January 6, 2014 Jefferson Exchange program, a live call-in show devoted to current events and news makers from around the region and beyond. The broadcast discussed Oregon's…
Steven Wilker Quoted in the Corvallis Gazette-Times
Steven Wilker was interviewed as a media law expert for a December 29, 2013 article in the Corvallis Gazette-Times. The article was additionally picked up and reported by Oregon Live. The story concerned an Oregon State University student media…
Steven Wilker and ACLU Argue for Records in Oregon Court of Appeals
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Steven Wilker was repeatedly quoted in a recent Associated Press article published in the Register Guard. The article, "Oregon ACLU Seeks Records in Eugene Stun Gun Case," features Steven in his capacity as an attorney…
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…
2013 Super Lawyers Honors 20 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Twenty Tonkon Torp attorneys have been named to the national 2013 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, including two senior partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers statewide.
Wilker Elected Vice Chair of Metropolitan Family Services Board
Steven Wilker has been elected Vice Chairman of the board of Metropolitan Family Service (MFS). Through social innovation and a focus on prevention, MFS delivers proven programs to help people succeed at home, in school and in the community.
Steven Wilker Discusses Government Surveillance Programs and Right to Privacy for KGW News
Steven Wilker was one of three expert speakers featured in a roundtable discussion for KGW News' "Straight Talk" program, hosted by Laural Porter. Steven and his fellow speakers discussed the implications of National Security Agency contractor Edward…
Tonkon Torp Litigator Addresses Public Records and Public Meetings Law
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker co-presented a seminar on Oregon’s public records and public meeting laws on June 11 in Portland. The full-day seminar offered public entities, media representatives and government watchdogs the opportunity to hear…
Tonkon Attorneys Offer Advice on Information Security in the Internet Age
Tonkon Torp attorneys, Tatiana Perry, Steve Wilker and Craig Foster are presenting a seminar on best practices and pitfalls of data collection and processing for many companies in the age of the Internet, social media and other technologies. The…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors ACLU Foundation Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a "Justice Sponsor" at the March 2 Oregon Liberty Dinner, hosted by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation. The ACLU of Oregon is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil…
Tonkon Torp Litigator Presents at Government Law Event
Tonkon Torp litigator, Steven Wilker, is a guest speaker at an all-day conference on Government Law Issues on the Cutting Edge, hosted by the Oregon State Bar’s government law section on February 22nd at Salishan. Wilker will address the issue of…
Intellectual Property Practice Group Hosts First in Series of Breakfast Briefings
On January 17, Tonkon Torp's Intellectual Property practice group held the first in a series of four breakfast briefings. This first briefing covered the topic of "Idea Protection."
Tonkon Torp Litigator Explores Internet Law Issues
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker presents a Continuing Legal Education seminar on new developments in Internet law this week in Portland. The seminar is part of the Oregon State Bar's ongoing professional development series.
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…
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…