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Tonkon Torp Announces Two New Partners
Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Blerina Kotori and Christopher Pallanch to the partnership, effective January 1, 2016. Both attorneys started their private practices as associates for the firm. Kotori began at the firm as a summer associate and was the…
Drew Hagedorn Elected President of Oregon Transportation Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Drew Hagedorn has been elected President of the Oregon Transportation Forum. He previously served as Vice-President for the nonprofit organization, which brings together elected officials and leaders in the transportation…
Clay Creps Joins Board of the Portland HR Management Association
Tonkon Torp attorney Clay Creps has joined the board of directors of the Portland Human Resource Management Association (PHRMA), the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. Creps will serve in the capacity of Legislative Affairs…
Justin Denton Elected Chair-Elect of OSB's Business Law Section
Tonkon Torp partner Justin Denton has been elected Chair-Elect for the Business Law Section of the Oregon State Bar, effective January 1, 2016. He has served on the Business Law Section Executive Committee since 2010, most recently as Treasurer.
U.S. News Ranks Tonkon Torp Practice Areas in "Best Law Firms" Publication
The U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers 2016 edition of Best Law Firms has been released and Tonkon Torp is again ranked among the nation’s best for Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy…
Ken Stephens Receives James B. Castles Leadership Award
Tonkon Torp founding partner Kenneth D. Stephens received the James B. Castles Leadership Award for 2015 from the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section. The annual award was established in 1998 and recognizes outstanding business lawyers who have…
Rocky Dallum Joins Oregon Student Foundation Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum has joined the board of directors of the Oregon Student Foundation, which provides support to the student-led Oregon Student Association. Dallum is a member of the firm’s Government Relations & Public Policy practice…
Tonkon Torp Business Department Adds Associate
Tyler Harkness has joined the Business Department at Tonkon Torp LLP, where he will be working with a variety of practice groups, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, taxation and corporate governance. Harkness is a 2015 graduate of…
Tonkon Torp Raises Funds for Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger
On October 9, Tonkon Torp concluded its annual participation in the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) fundraising campaign. Jessica Morgan, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Laura Petch organized the firm's fundraising efforts.
Intellectual Property Team Members Join International Trademark Association Committees
Tonkon Torp attorney Chris Erickson and paralegal Lisa Gabel have been appointed to committees of the International Trademark Association (INTA) for the 2016-2017 term. Erickson is joining the Non-Traditional Marks Committee, which develops and…
Lindsay Reynolds Appointed to Ambassador Board of Komen Oregon
Tonkon Torp attorney Lindsay Reynolds has been appointed to the newly formed Ambassador Board of Susan G. Komen Oregon and SW Washington. The Komen Ambassador Board is comprised of young professionals who are working to help further the mission and…
Haley Morrison Named to Playworks Pacific Northwest Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Haley Morrison has been named to the board of directors of Playworks Pacific Northwest, which uses play to help create positive environments for building leadership and fostering teamwork at area elementary schools.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Multnomah Athletic Club Anniversary
Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship payment to the Multnomah Athletic Club (MAC) in support of their 125th anniversary agenda. Formed in 1891, MAC is a private, not-for-profit athletic and social club in southwest Portland.
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Humanities
Tonkon Torp made a donation to Oregon Humanities, an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Oregon Humanities was established in 1971 and works to connect Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors NACD Northwest Chapter
Led by Tom Palmer, Tonkon Torp made an annual sponsorship payment to the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Northwest Chapter. The NACD works to advance exemplary board leadership, providing information and insights that board members…
Morris Galen Receives Jaqua Distinguished Alumnus Award
Morris Galen, a founding partner of Tonkon Torp, has been honored with the 2015 Jaqua Distinguished Alumnus Award, presented by the University of Oregon School of Law. The award was presented at the Alumni Reunion Reception and Award Dinner in Eugene…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 3rd Annual Portland YouthBuilders Fundraiser
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the third annual "Cornhole Classic" put on by Portland YouthBuilders (PYB) on September 11. Ned Perry, a PYB board member, organized the sponsorship.