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Rocky Dallum Provides Update on Oregon Legislative Session
On April 14, Tonkon Torp partner Rocky Dallum gave an update on Oregon’s 2021 legislative session to the Washington Area State Relations Group, one of the nation’s largest organizations dedicated to serving state government relations professionals…
Erickson and Mehrbani Named to 2021 WTR 1000 by World Trademark Review
Tonkon Torp partners Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani were selected for inclusion in the 2021 WTR 1000.
Roycroft Appointed to OSB Constitutional Law Section Executive Committee
Attorney Erin Roycroft was appointed to the OSB Constitutional Law Section Executive Committee in February 2021.
Tonkon Torp Congratulates Cleveland High School Constitutional Law Team
Tonkon Torp is thrilled to extend congratulations to the students on the Cleveland High School Constitutional Law Team for advancing to national level competition. After winning the Wild Card spot at the We the People Constitutional State Tournament…
Tonkon Torp-Led NORPAC Foods Deal Named One of 2020’s Most Captivating
The Portland Business Journal named the Tonkon Torp-led sale of NORPAC as one of its five most captivating M&A deals for 2020 in its annual roundup of the state’s largest M&A transactions.
Employees Getting Political? Clay Creps Talks Political Speech in the Workplace
Protests in response to political developments and racial injustice remain an active element in cities across the country. Tonkon Torp partner Clay Creps was recently interviewed by the Portland Business Journal about political speech in the…
Robert Koch Elected Chair-Elect of OSB Constitutional Law Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has been elected Chair-Elect of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Constitutional Law Section and appointed as Chair of its CLE subcommittee. He was first appointed to the section in 2020.
Hibpshman and Hunt Appointed to Leadership Roles in State Bar Committees
Attorney Danica Hibpshman was appointed to the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Cannabis Section Nomination Committee in October 2019. The committee convened to review and vote on nominations for the section’s 2021 executive board positions.
Tyler Harkness Accepted into Leadership Portland
Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness was accepted into the 2021 class of Leadership Portland, an annual program offered by the Portland Business Alliance (PBA) to cultivate and develop community leaders. Selection for the program is based on written…
Tonkon Torp Litigators Share Expertise in Oregon Civil Pleading and Litigation Publication
Tonkon Torp litigators have contributed their expertise to a new treatise on civil litigation practice, Oregon Civil Pleading and Litigation.
Haley Morrison Provides L&E Update on ORLA Podcast
Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison was a featured guest on Boiled Down, a podcast hosted by the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association (ORLA). Haley and Anne Hasenstab from Ward Insurance joined ORLA's Greg Astley and Lori Little for a wide-ranging…
Employer Field Guide for Oregon OSHA COVID-19 Rule – Available Now!
Tonkon Torp has developed a Field Guide to help employers understand and implement the Emergency Oregon OSHA COVID-19 Rule (the "Rule"). The Rule, which went into effect on November 16, 2020, places requirements on all workplaces in the State of…
Danica Hibpshman Helps Guide OLCC Regulatory Framework Updates
In July 2020, Tonkon Torp attorney Danica Hibpshman was appointed to a newly convened OLCC Regulatory/Legislative Advisory Committee for the cannabis industry. The committee was created to review existing cannabis regulations and formulate policy…
U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication Ranks 37 Tonkon Torp Practice Areas for 2021
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2021 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for five business law categories and is top-ranked in the metropolitan Portland market in 37 practice areas.
James Hein Honored with MBA Pro Bono Award of Merit
On October 14, Tonkon Torp Partner James Hein was honored with the 2020 Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) Pro Bono Award of Merit. The award was presented at the virtual MBA Annual Meeting to five lawyers whose efforts and community spirit have made a…
Tonkon Torp Earns High Marks, Listed as a Top Mid-Size Firm to Work For in Vault National Rankings
Tonkon Torp is proud to be a top-ranked mid-size law firm in the 2021 Vault Ranking. Vault’s annual national rankings are based on information submitted by verified associates in the legal industry, and are a well-respected national recruiting…
Jessica Morgan Joins Board of Directors for NuLeaf Project
Tonkon Torp partner Jessica Morgan has joined the Board of Directors for NuLeaf Project, a nonprofit organization that addresses equity hurdles for underserved cannabis businesses.
Sherrill Corbett and Jeff Bradford Admitted to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Tonkon Torp attorneys Sherrill Corbett and Jeff Bradford have been admitted to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). The Fellows was established in 1955 as an honor society for attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who…
Owen Blank Joins MBA Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
Tonkon Torp partner Owen Blank has been appointed to a three-year term on the Multnomah Bar Association Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee. The committee works to promote equality in the legal profession and justice system, and diversity in the…
Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn Portland Lawyer of the Year Honor
Four Tonkon Torp partners have been named Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties by Best Lawyers in America 2021. In each community, only one lawyer per specialty is honored as Lawyer of the Year by the peer-review survey.