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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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."
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Warranties and Indemnifications

In his December 11 "Risky Business" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Steven Wilker discusses warranties and indemnifications and advises business to do their homework before buying or selling a product or service.
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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.
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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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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…
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Tonkon Torp Litigation Attorneys Write Material for OSB Guide to Pleading and Practice

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp's Litigation practice group contributed to the Oregon State Bar's newly published Oregon Civil Pleading and Practice, 6th edition.
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Does ORCP 82 Really Require Security for Every Preliminary Injunction?

In his Spring 2012 Litigation Journal article, Steven Wilker studies the 1985 Oregon Supreme Court decision that a preliminary injunction issued without requiring security is void. As a result, the injunction order could be disobeyed without…
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Wilker at Portland City Club on Friday to Address Supreme Court Decision on Campaign Spending

Tonkon Torp attorney Steven M. Wilker is a featured speaker at the January 20, 2012 meeting of the City Club of Portland.
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Binding Arbitration - Oregon Dealers Cannot Require Binding Arbitration of Warranty Claims

Steven Wilker discusses recent Court decisions on binding arbitration for the November 2011 edition of the Oregon Automobile Dealers Association Newsletter.
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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Offer Intellectual Property Tips to Entrepreneurs

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp's Intellectual Property Practice Group have created a primer to help entrepreneurs avoid potential IP liability issues.
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Supervisory Liability Under § 1983 and Bivens

Steven Wilker presented at the ACLU NW Civil Liberties Conference. His topic was • "Ninth Circuit Review – Supervisory Liability Under § 1983 and Bivens."
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