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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.
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Clay Creps Provides Disability Accommodations Framework at OADC Seminar

On November 2, Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay Creps spoke at the fall seminar of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. Clay’s presentation focused on accommodating physical and mental disabilities in the workplace.
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Sarah Einowski Recognized by OSB for Pro Bono Contribution

On October 25, Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski was honored at the 2018 Annual Pro Bono Fair as one of just 33 attorneys in Oregon who reported over 200 hours of pro bono time in 2017. Sarah’s hours were dedicated to seven ACLU cases that Tonkon…
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Pro Bono for the Non-Litigator

Owen Blank and Jarell Hunt have written an article on "Pro Bono for the Non-Litigator," published in the November issue of Multnomah Lawyer. In the article, the two lawyers share their expeirence working with Lewis & Clark's Small Businss Legal…
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Jeff Bradford Accepted into Leadership Portland

Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Jeff Bradford was accepted into the 2019 class of Leadership Portland, an annual program offered by the Portland Business Alliance (PBA) to cultivate and develop community leaders. Each year, PBA selects rising…
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Jeff Woodcox Discusses Mergers & Acquisitions for Thought Leader Forum

Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Woodcox was featured in the Portland Business Journal's recent Mergers & Acquisitions Thought Leader Forum supplement. The supplement included a profile of Jeff as well as an interview with him and other thought leaders.
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Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2019 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2019 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for six business law service categories including Land Use & Zoning Law, Securities Regulation, Commercial…
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Lindsay Reynolds Discusses Oregon Equal Pay Act for OWLS AdvanceSheet

Lindsay Reynolds discusses the 2017 Oregon Equal Pay Act for an article in the new Fall issue of Oregon Women Lawyers' AdvanceSheet.
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David Petersen Talks CLT on Business of Portland Podcast

On October 9, Tonkon Torp partner David Petersen was a guest on the "Business of Portland" podcast produced by Pamplin Media. He spoke with hosts Joseph Gallivan and Stephanie Basalyga about cross-laminated timber (CLT), its prospects for new…
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Steven Wilker Joins Board of Directors for Classic Wine Auction

Tonkon Torp partner Steven Wilker has joined the board of directors for the Classic Wines Auction. The Classic Wines Auction raises funds for Oregon and Southwest Washington nonprofit organizations that focus on providing services to children and…
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Colin Geiger Teaches at OADC Deposition Boot Camp

On September 27, Tonkon Torp attorney Colin Geiger taught an all-day CLE at the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel's (OADC) 2018 Defense Practice Academy Deposition Boot Camp. The annual event is designed to give new attorneys an opportunity to…
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes Two New Associates

Tonkon Torp has added two associates to the firm – Sadie Concepción in the Litigation Department, and Rebecca Ok in the Labor & Employment Practice Group.
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Tonkon Torp Fundraises for 2018 Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger Campaign

Tonkon Torp is proud to announce the launch of its annual fundraising efforts in support of the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) campaign. The OLAH campaign, launched in 1997, supports the work of the Oregon Food Bank.
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Bob Carey Serves as Guest Instructor for HR Management Class at U of O

Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Carey was recently a guest instructor for a Human Resources Management class on employment law at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. As students led a presentation about the history of Title VII and its…
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Christopher Pallanch Elected President of Oregon Federal Bar Association

Tonkon Torp partner Christopher Pallanch has been elected President of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for the 2018-2019 term. The Federal Bar Association works to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice…
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James Hein Joins Board of Directors for Montessori Children's House

Tonkon Torp partner James Hein has joined the Board of Directors for the Montessori Children's House. The school was founded in 2010 and serves the diverse community of Portland's South Waterfront. Hein is helping to transition the school from its…
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Parna Mehrbani Named to Benchmark Litigation Under 40 Hot List

Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 “Under 40 Hot List” published by Benchmark Litigation. She is recognized in the litigation categories of General Commercial and Intellectual Property.
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The Dramatic Expansion of Oregon's Absolute Litigation Privilege

Paul Conable and Megan Reuther co-authored an article on Oregon's litigation privilege for the Spring 2018 issue of the Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal.
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Anna Sortun Joins Editorial Board of OSB Litigation Journal

Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun has joined the Editorial Board of the Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal. The Journal, which is published three times a year, focuses on litigation issues unique to Oregon. In this role, Anna will help guide the…
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Six Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Portland Lawyers of the Year

Six attorneys from Tonkon Torp have been named by Best Lawyers in America® 2019 as Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. In each community, only one lawyer per specialty is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer review survey.
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