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David Petersen Leads Tonkon Torp Real Estate & Land Use Practice
David J. Petersen is the new chair of the Real Estate & Land Use practice group at Tonkon Torp. Petersen’s practice focuses on land use and government law. He has worked on behalf of developers and owners to bring a wide range of development projects…
Tonkon Torp Earns Gold Certification for Sustainability Efforts
Thanks to the leadership efforts of Tonkon Torp’s Sustainability Committee, the firm achieved Sustainability at Work’s gold certification. The certification recognizes the firm’s commitment to helping make Portland one of the cleanest, most…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors City Club of Portland
Tonkon Torp made a "research" sponsorship donation to the City Club of Portland. The donation will help to fund the City Club's Research Program, which enlists Club members in rigorous research, analysis, and writing to produce unbiased analyses of…
Immigration Practice Group Sponsors International Film Festival
Tonkon Torp's Immigration practice group contributed to the Oregon State Bar International Law Section's sponsorship of the Portland International Film Festival (PIFF). The festival ran from February 5 to February 21.
Tonkon Torp Purchases Membership with Portland Art Museum
Tonkon Torp purchased a patron membership with the Portland Art Museum. The membership was organized by Joe Voboril, a member of the Portland Art Museum board of directors.
Tonkon Torp Donates to Raphael House
Guided by Blerina Kotori, Tonkon Torp made a donation to Raphael House, a multi-faceted domestic violence agency dedicated to ending intimate partner violence. Raphael House offers emergency shelter in a confidential location, a 24-hour in-house…
Jessica Morgan Joins Oregon Club of Portland Board
Jessica Morgan joined the board of directors of the Oregon Club of Portland (OCOP). Started in 1946, the OCOP is a group of members united to promote and further the general welfare of the University of Oregon. The OCOP raises money for University of…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls at the behest of Rachel Atchison a Camp board member. The Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls builds girls' self-esteem through music creation and performance, providing workshops and technical…
Jeanette Schuster Named to Women in Environment Board
Jeanette Schuster has been named to the board of directors of Women in Environment (WiE), a Pacific Northwest organization focused on supporting environmental professionals in the region. Schuster is a partner in Tonkon Torp’s Environmental & Natural…
Perkins Chairs International Law Section Executive Committee
Alan Perkins is the new chair of the International Law Section Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar. He previously served as treasurer, secretary, and chair-elect of the committee.
Tonkon Torp Donates to New Avenues for Youth
Tonkon Torp made a donation to New Avenues for Youth, a nonprofit providing a variety of outcome-based programs and services designed to empower youth to exit street life and lead healthy, independent lives. The donation was made in honor of Tom…
Tonkon Torp Welcomes Three New Partners
Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Ryan Bledsoe, Marco Materazzi, and Jeanette Schuster to the partnership, effective January 1, 2015. “Ryan, Marco and Jeanette are three fine examples of Tonkon Torp’s approach to expanding and strengthening the partnership…
Tonkon Torp Adds Labor & Employment Lawyer
Lindsay Reynolds has joined the Labor & Employment practice at Tonkon Torp LLP, where she will represent employers on a variety of matters. A 2014 graduate, cum laude, of New England School of Law, Reynolds served as a law clerk at firms in Boston…
Tonkon Torp Among Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Service Firms for a Decade
Tonkon Torp has again been recognized as one of Oregon’s most admired professional services firms in The Portland Business Journal’s 2014 “Most Admired Companies” survey. The Business Journal’s annual poll of Oregon CEOs asks them to…
U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Ranks Tonkon Torp in Many Practice Areas
The newly-released U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers 2015 edition of the “Best Law Firms” gives Tonkon Torp national ranking for five practice areas. The firm was again named among the nation’s best for Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law…
Tonkon Torp Donates Cell Phones for Oregon Food Bank
Danny Enroth and Tonkon's IT Department, worked to collect about 30 used cell phones. The phones were sold to a recycling center and the proceeds from the sale were donated to the Oregon Food bank.
Tonkon Torp Contributes to Oregon Law Center
Tonkon Torp made its annual contribution to the Oregon Law Center (OLC), to help fund the OLC's Southeast Legal Clinic. The OLC provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals to assure fairness on matters related to critical needs like…
Tonkon Torp Contributes to Costco Scholarship
Through a request from Jeff Keeney and the Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group, Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Costco Scholarship Fund. The Costco Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to highly qualified underrepresented minority…