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Best Lawyers in America® 2015 Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to Prestigious List

Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 40 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. All of them have been named to the list at least once before, and many of them have been recognized for a number of…
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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…
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Steven Wilker Discusses No-Fly Ruling on Local News

Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Steven Wilker was interviewed on KGW and KOIN about yesterday's ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown ordering the government to change their rules and procedures regarding the no-fly list. Steven appeared in…
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Corbett & Wilker Deliver Primer on Data Security and Breach Response

Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker presented a June 12 Continuing Legal Education seminar on the hot topic of data security and breach response for members of the Oregon Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
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Wilker Shares U.S. Supreme Court Argument at American Constitution Society Event

Litigator Steven Wilker was guest speaker at a May 20 luncheon hosted by the Oregon Chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) in Portland.
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Portland Litigator Argues at U.S. Supreme Court

It isn’t every day that a Portland attorney has the opportunity to argue a First Amendment issue at the U.S. Supreme Court. For Steven Wilker, a partner and litigator at Tonkon Torp LLP, that day occurred last week. Wilker presented arguments before…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts ACLU for "Tinker Tour"

Tonkon Torp hosted the ACLU of Oregon for a stop on a speaking tour featuring Mary Beth Tinker discussing the 1969 landmark ACLU Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines.
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ACLU of Oregon Honors 5 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Five Tonkon Torp lawyers were honored last weekend at the annual Liberty Dinner, a benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (ACLU). Steven Wilker, Owen Blank, Paul Conable, Gwen Griffith and James Hein were recognized for their…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Classic Wine Auction

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the March 1 Classic Wine Auction.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors MFS Gathering of Good

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Metropolitan Family Services' (MFS) 5th Annual "A Gathering of Good" held on September 27. Steven Wilker is vice chair of the MFS board of directors and is also a member of their executive committee.
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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…
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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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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.
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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.
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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…
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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…
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