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Dan Skerritt Advocates for Limits on Depositions in Litigation Journal Article
Tonkon Torp litigator Dan Skerritt has an article published in the Winter 2019 issue of the American Bar Association's Litigation Journal. In the article, "Why Not Trials Instead of Depositions?," Dan argues that limiting the use of depositions is…
Stephanie Grant Joins Girls Build Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Stephanie Grant has joined the Board of Directors of Girls Build. Girls Build offers summer camps in several Oregon communities for girls eight to 14 years old, focusing on building confidence through learning the basics of…
Abby Wool Landon Elected Treasurer of Multnomah Bar Foundation Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Abby Wool Landon has been appointed by her fellow board members to serve as Treasurer of the Multnomah Bar Foundation (MBF) Board of Directors. Her one-year term began January 1.
Darcy Norville Recognized as One of Portland’s Women of Influence
Tonkon Torp Managing Partner Darcy Norville has been honored by the Portland Business Journal as one of its 2019 Women of Influence. The highly regarded award recognizes women who are business and community leaders in the greater Portland area.
James Hein Joins Transition Projects Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp partner James Hein has joined the Board of Directors of Transition Projects, Inc. (TPI). Transition Projects provides individuals with services, resources, and tools to help end their homelessness, secure housing, and maintain that…
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses Workplace Culture for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Kristin Bremer Moore was featured in the Portland Business Journal's recent Thought Leader Forum supplement on Workplace Culture. The supplement included a profile of Kristin as well as an interview with her and her fellow…
Frank Weiss Talks Maximizing Insurance ROI for ACC Newsletter
Frank Weiss authored an article, "Maximize Your Insurance ROI: A Proactive Approach to Insurance Pays Off," for the January 2019 newsletter published by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) of Oregon.
Jarell Hunt Elected Treasurer of OSB Securities Regulation Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Jarell Hunt has been elected Treasurer of the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section (SRS). Attorneys who belong to the SRS focus their practice on transactional issues or litigation involving securities.
Bob Koch appointed to OSB Procedure and Practice Committee
Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Koch has been appointed to a three-year term on the Procedure and Practice Committee of the Oregon State Bar (OSB). The committee studies and makes recommendations to the OSB Board of Governors on the procedures and practices…
Lindsay Reynolds Discusses Oregon Equal Pay Act on OPB News
Lindsay Reynolds was featured on OPB News discussing Oregon’s newly implemented Equal Pay Act. She spoke with Kristian Foden-Vencil about how the Act, which went into effect on January 1, expands upon existing federal and state laws to increase…
Tonkon Torp Names Michael Willes Partner
Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Michael Willes to the partnership, effective January 1, 2019. Willes joined the firm’s Litigation Department in 2014 as an associate. He represents companies in a broad range of business matters, including contract…
Jeffrey Woodcox and Adam Adkin Discuss R&W Insurance for Oregon Business Lawyer
Jeffrey Woodcox and Adam Adkin authored an article for the December 2018 issue of Oregon Business Lawyer. In their article, the two business attorneys outline representations and warranties insurance and detail how the insurance can play an important…
Tonkon Torp Proud to Make a Strike for Diversity
Tonkon Torp has long been a champion of increasing the diversity of the Oregon legal community. One of the programs the firm supports is Opportunities for Law in Oregon (OLIO). OLIO is the Oregon State Bar's recruitment and retention program for law…
Pendleton Whisky Sale Wins Mexican Deal of the Year
The sale of the Pendleton Whisky brands to Mexico-based Becle (the parent company of U.S. subsidiary Proximo Spirits and owner of Jose Cuervo Tequila) was honored with the Mexico Deal of the Year award at the 2018 M&A Atlas Awards ceremony, which was…
Tonkon Torp Named as One of Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Service Firms
Tonkon Torp is proud to again be recognized as one of Oregon’s most admired professional services firms in the 2018 “Most Admired Companies” survey published by the Portland Business Journal. The firm was ranked number three in the survey results…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger
Tonkon Torp was proud to contribute $13,792 to the 2018 Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) campaign. The money was raised through contributions by staff and attorneys, and a direct donation by the firm of $2,000. This donation will enable the…
Robert Koch Joins Advisory Board of Camp Kesem
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has joined the Advisory Board of Camp Kesem at the University of Oregon. Kesem is a national organization that provides free summer camps and community events to children impacted by a parent’s cancer.
Tonkon Torp Welcomes Attorney Josh Smith as it Absorbs Alto Law Group
Tonkon Torp welcomes Alto Law Group's Josh Smith to the firm, where he will be practicing in the Entrepreneurial Services, Intellectual Property, and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups. Smith is joining the firm as a partner as Tonkon Torp…