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Steven Wilker and Meg Houlihan Honored with OSB President’s Award
Tonkon Torp attorneys Steven Wilker and Meg Houlihan were presented with the 2019 Oregon State Bar (OSB) President's Special Award of Appreciation.
Parna Mehrbani Named Woman of Vision by Daily Journal of Commerce
Tonkon Torp attorney Parna Mehrbani has been named by the Daily Journal of Commerce as a 2019 Woman of Vision. Parna was honored among 44 women, from such industries as architecture, engineering, construction, and fields related to building.
Anna Sortun Confirmed to Oregon Government Ethics Commission
On November 20, the Oregon State Senate approved Governor Kate Brown’s appointment of Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun to serve as a Commissioner on the Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OGEC).
Steven Wilker Receives Inaugural Don H. Marmaduke Pro Bono Service Award
Tonkon Torp presented the inaugural Don H. Marmaduke Pro Bono Service Award to attorney Steven Wilker at its annual retreat. The Pro Bono Committee chose Steven as the first recipient of the award in recognition of the hundreds of hours he has…
Pallanch and Forman Discuss Patchwork CBD Regulations for PBJ Thought Leadership Podcast
Tonkon Torp attorneys Christopher Pallanch and David Forman are featured guests on the October 22 episode of the Portland Business Journal’s Thought Leadership Podcast. Their episode explores the complicated regulatory landscape of cannabidiol (CBD…
Tonkon Torp Welcomes New Business Associate Ferdinand Ruplin
Ferdinand “Ferdie” Ruplin has joined Tonkon Torp as an associate in the firm’s Business Department and Cannabis Industry Group. His practice will focus on business law, the CBD and hemp industry, corporate finance, and financial services.
Jeff Cronn Talks Transition Planning for Family-Owned Businesses
Jeff Cronn has an article, "Exit Ahead: Transition Planning for Family-Owned Businesses," published in the September issue of Oregon Business magazine. Family-owned businesses drive the Oregon economy and as a wave of baby boomer business owners eye…
Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn Portland Lawyer of the Year Honor
Timothy J. Conway, Sherrill Corbett, Brenda Meltebeke, and Thomas Palmer have been named by Best Lawyers in America 2020 as Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. In each community, only one lawyer per specialty is honored as Lawyer of the…
2020 List for Best Lawyers in America® Includes 48 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Forty-eight Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. A majority of attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and most have been recognized for more than five…
Erickson and Mehrbani Named to WTR 1000 by World Trademark Review
Tonkon Torp partners Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani were selected for inclusion in the 2019 WTR 1000. Launched in 2010 by the World Trademark Review, the annual ranking spotlights firms and individuals from 70 global jurisdictions for outstanding…
31 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2019 Super Lawyers Lists
Thirty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in nine practice areas have been included in the 2019 Oregon Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists.
Tonkon Torp Donates Technology to Albina Head Start
Thanks to Danny Enroth and our IT Department, Tonkon Torp donated 30 used but functional computers with monitors and keyboards to Albina Head Start. Albina Head Start and Early Head Start serve children and families, providing child growth and…
Rocky Dallum Offers Legislative Update
Rocky Dallum gave an update recapping the 2019 Oregon legislative session for The Seminar Group's 2nd Annual Agriculture Law seminar held on June 25 in Bend, Oregon. The seminar featured an audience of producers, consultants, attorneys, and other…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Author Real Estate Guide for Chambers USA
Four partners from the Tonkon Torp Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group authored the 2019 Chambers USA Regional Real Estate Guide for Oregon. The attorneys who contributed to the guide are Ted Herzog, David J. Petersen, Kimberlee Stafford, and…
Eric Beach and Parna Mehrbani Discuss California Privacy Act for Portland Business Journal
The Portland Business Journal has published an editorial by Eric Beach and Parna Mehrbani on why Oregon companies should care about the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).
Alex Tinker Joins Oregon Cannabis Association Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Alex Tinker has joined the Board of Directors for the Oregon Cannabis Association. The Oregon Cannabis Association is the largest cannabis trade group in Oregon.