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Tonkon Torp’s Dan Skerritt Named One of Oregon’s Top 10 Super Lawyers
Tonkon Torp trial attorney Daniel Skerritt has been named one of Oregon’s Top 10 Lawyers by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers are selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in dozens of practice areas. Factors considered…
Tonkon Torp Government Relations Practice Adds Lawyer
Rocky Dallum has joined the highly regarded Government Relations and Public Policy practice group at Tonkon Torp. Dallum, who previously worked in Oregon politics, returns to his roots with a business law degree and nearly five years of experience as…
Sherrill Corbett joins Tonkon Torp Managing Board
Tonkon Torp has elected partner Sherrill Corbett to the firm’s Managing Board. Sherrill chairs the Mergers & Acquisitions practice group, where she provides counsel on the purchase and sale of businesses and formation of complex joint ventures.
2014 Super Lawyers Honors 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Twenty-three Tonkon Torp attorneys in 11 practice areas have been named to the national 2014 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, including three partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers…
Max Miller Named Vice Chair of RACC Executive Committee
Tonkon Torp environmental lawyer Max M. Miller, Jr. has been elected Vice Chair of the Regional Arts & Culture Council's (RACC) Executive Committee for the 2014-2015 term. Max has been a member of the RACC board of directors since 2009 and has been a…
Tonkon Torp’s Jeff Bradford Joins Federal Bar Association Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Bradford has been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), Oregon Chapter. Bradford is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. He focuses his practice on breach of contract actions…
Steven Wilker Discusses No-Fly Ruling on Local News
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Steven Wilker was interviewed on KGW and KOIN about yesterday's ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown ordering the government to change their rules and procedures regarding the no-fly list. Steven appeared in…
Seven Tonkon Torp Practices Recognized in 2014 by Chambers USA
Seven Tonkon Torp practice groups have earned recognition in the newly released 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
Tonkon Torp Makes Donation to Literary Arts
Tonkon Torp made a donation to Literary Arts, a nonprofit with the mission of engaging readers, supporting writers, and inspiring the next generation with great literature. Tom Palmer organized the contribution, which was made in tribute to Tonkon…
Tonkon Torp Practice Group Supports Businesses Seeking Benefit Company Status
Tonkon Torp business lawyers have formed a practice group specializing in helping Oregon business owners obtain formal registration as a Benefit Company. The registration reflects a company’s commitment to a triple bottom line of social…
Portland Litigator Argues at U.S. Supreme Court
It isn’t every day that a Portland attorney has the opportunity to argue a First Amendment issue at the U.S. Supreme Court. For Steven Wilker, a partner and litigator at Tonkon Torp LLP, that day occurred last week. Wilker presented arguments before…
Tonkon Torp Renews Membership and Sponsorship with BCA
Tonkon Torp renewed its membership with Business for Culture & the Arts (BCA) for 2014 and also became a sponsor of the 2014 Art of Leadership program again. The BCA works to connect business and the arts to strengthen Oregon's culture and economy.
Rock & Roll Camp Taps Atchison for Board Position
Rachel Atchison has been elected to the Board of Directors of Portland’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls. Atchison is a member of Tonkon Torp’s Business Law practice group, where she works on a variety of matters including securities regulation and…
ACLU of Oregon Honors 5 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Five Tonkon Torp lawyers were honored last weekend at the annual Liberty Dinner, a benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (ACLU). Steven Wilker, Owen Blank, Paul Conable, Gwen Griffith and James Hein were recognized for their…
David Petersen Featured in Solar Oregon Newsletter
David Petersen was profiled in a recent edition of Solar Oregon's monthly newsletter. David is a member of the Solar Oregon board of directors.
Tonkon Torp Awards Law School Scholarships for 2013-2014
Two Lewis & Clark Law School students are the recipients of Tonkon Torp’s annual Moe M. Tonkon and Frederick Torp Scholarship for 2013-14. The law school’s Dean and Associate Dean selected the scholarship awardees based upon their academic…
Bledsoe Elected to Oregon State Parks Foundation Board
Tonkon Torp’s service to the Oregon State Parks Foundation continues with the election of trial lawyer Ryan M. Bledsoe to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
Steven Wilker Prepares to Argue at U.S. Supreme Court on First Amendment Issue
Litigator Steven Wilker is preparing to argue at the U.S. Supreme Court in late March in the matter of Wood v. Moss. The case poses the question of whether Secret Service agents can be sued for moving peaceful protesters out of sight and sound of the…
21 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients
Twenty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas have been named leaders in their field for the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based…
Tonkon Torp Purchases Membership with Friends of Tryon Creek
Led by Max Miller, Tonkon Torp purchased an annual membership with Friends of Tryon Creek (FOTC). FOTC's goal is to add value to the community's experience of Tryon Creek State Natural Area through education, maintenance, volunteer opportunities and…