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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 identify the…
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…
Brian Booth State Park Trail Map Released
In December 2013, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department introduced Brian Booth State Park along Highway 101 on the Oregon coast. Brian, a founding Tonkon Torp partner who passed away in 2012, was also the first chairperson of the original Oregon…
Tonkon Torp Litigation Department Adds Two Lawyers
Sarah Villanueva and Michael Willes, two experienced trial attorneys, have joined the Litigation Department at Tonkon Torp LLP. Villanueva was an Assistant Attorney General in the Oregon Dept. of Justice, where she developed litigation and…
Mike Morgan Discusses Law Industry for Oregon Business Magazine
Mike Morgan was one of two attorneys interviewed in Oregon Business Magazine for their recent "Powerlist: Law Firms" article. Oregon Business writer Kim Moore spoke with Mike about Tonkon Torp, litigation, trends in immigration law, and new, growing…
Tonkon Torp Donates to OHSU Foundation
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the OHSU Foundation as part of a coalition of Portland Business Alliance (PBA) businesses and union locals joining together under the campaign "Business and Labor Unite for the Knight." If OHSU raises $500 million by…
Tonkon Torp’s Colin Love-Geiger Joins Kids Community Learning Center Board
Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Colin Love-Geiger has been elected to the board of directors of the Kids Community Learning Center, a nonprofit before and after school care organization in Northwest Portland.
Tonkon Torp's Steven Wilker Joins Classroom Law Project Board
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker has been elected to the board of directors of Oregon’s Classroom Law Project, a nonprofit organization that brings civics and law-related education programs into Oregon schools.
Oregon Humanities Taps Jeff Cronn for Board of Directors
Jeffrey Cronn has been elected to the board of directors of Oregon Humanities. Cronn is a partner at Tonkon Torp LLP, where he has chaired the firm's Business Department since 2008. His legal practice emphasizes merger and acquisition (M&A…