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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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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…