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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Civil Rights Act Anniversary Event
kon Torp was an awards sponsor at the "50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Past, Present and Future" program held at Portland State University on October 6. The event featured a welcome from Portland Mayor Charlie Hales.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors ARCS Luncheon
Tonkon Torp co-sponsored a table with Geffen Mesher at the October 23 ARCS luncheon, held at the Portland Art Museum. ARCS Foundation, Inc. is a national organization dedicated to supporting the best and brightest U.S. graduate and undergraduate…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OBA Statesman Dinner
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the annual Statesman Dinner on October 21, held by the Oregon Business Association (OBA). The sponsorship was organized by the Government Relations practice group. Drew Hagedorn attended the event and worked to fill…
Tonkon Torp's Steven Wilker Joins Classroom Law Project Board
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker has been elected to the board of directors of Oregon’s Classroom Law Project, a nonprofit organization that brings civics and law-related education programs into Oregon schools.
Oregon Humanities Taps Jeff Cronn for Board of Directors
Jeffrey Cronn has been elected to the board of directors of Oregon Humanities. Cronn is a partner at Tonkon Torp LLP, where he has chaired the firm's Business Department since 2008. His legal practice emphasizes merger and acquisition (M&A…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors SCRAP Rumble
Tonkon Torp's Sustainability Committee sponsored SCRAP's Rebel Craft Rumble event on October 15. Elizabeth Goodman, a SCRAP board member, managed Tonkon's involvement with the event. SCRAP is a donation-based creative reuse store and donation center…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN Dinner
On October 15, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's (OEN) annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner. Jeff Woodcox was in charge of filling the table, and attended the event along with several Tonkon attorneys and…
Brian Booth Writers' Fund Officially Launched
Portland’s Literary Arts organization has publicly announced establishment of the Brian Booth Writers’ Fund, created in honor of the Tonkon Torp founding partner who was instrumental in creating the Oregon Book Awards and Fellowships.
Tonkon Torp Fundraises for Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger
On October 10, Tonkon Torp concluded its annual participation in the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) fundraising campaign. Jessica Morgan, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Laura Petch organized the firm's fundraising efforts. Tonkon Torp's staff and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Think Out Loud/City Club Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored two tables at the debate between incumbent Governor John Kitzhaber & Republican challenger Dennis Richardson, sponsored by Think Out Loud and the Portland City Club on October 10.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the October 2 Home Brew Fundraiser put on by Portland YouthBuilders (PYB). Ned Perry, a PYB board member, took a lead role in producing the event and attended along with Eric Beach, David Petersen, and Tatiana Perry.
Albina Head Start Renames Building to Honor Owen Blank
When Owen Blank recently helped Albina Head Start (AHS) to secure a stronger financial position through a series of complex debt retirement and real estate transactions, he did it on a pro bono basis, as he has for nearly two decades. This week, AHS…
Tonkon Torp Entrepreneurial Group Hosts Panel Seminar
Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services group held a panel seminar, "I Have an Idea? Now What?", on September 30. Leon Simson brought together a panel of experienced entrepreneurs for the event and moderated the discussion on how to get from concept…