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Building Blocks to Success Elects Eric Beach as Secretary
Tonkon Torp attorney Eric Beach has been elected Secretary of the Board of Directors for Building Blocks to Success. The mission of the Portland-based non-profit organization is to get ethnically and gender diverse underserved youth from North and…
Tonkon Torp Donates Computers to Local Charities
Led by Danny Enroth and the IT Department, Tonkon Torp donated computers to two local charities. Kaci Garcia arranged for seven of the computers to go to SOAR (Sponsors Organized to Assist Refugees) Legal Services, while Lauren Wallace arranged for…
Tonkon Torp Joins French-American Chamber of Commerce Pacific NW
Tonkon Torp has purchased a membership with the French American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest for Alan Perkins, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Shouka Rezvani. The mission of the FACC is to develop trade relations and to promote financial and…
Tonkon Torp Purchases 2016 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 Supports Oregon Club of Portland Dinner
Tonkon Torp purchased tickets for Jessica Morgan and three guests for the February 3 Oregon Club of Portland Signing Day Dinner and Fundraiser. Jessica is a member of the Oregon Club of Portland board of directors. The organization works to promote…
Tonkon Torp Gives to Costco Scholarship Fund
Tonkon Torp's Real Estate & Land Use practice group made a donation to the Costco Scholarship Fund. The Costco Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to highly qualified, underrepresented minority students who wish to attend Seattle…
Corbett Gordon Joins Board of Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation
Tonkon Torp attorney Corbett Gordon is a member of the board of directors of Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation, which develops programming to help employers interested in employing people who have been incarcerated and wish to make a fresh start.
2015-16 Tonkon Torp Scholarship Recipient Announced
James O’Donnell, a third-year student at Lewis & Clark Law School, is a recipient of the annual Moe M. Tonkon and Frederick Torp Scholarship for 2015-16. Lewis & Clark Law School dean Jennifer Johnson and associate dean Libby Davis selected O’Donnell…
Tonkon Torp Among Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Service Firms
Tonkon Torp is recognized once again as one of Oregon’s most admired professional services firms in The Portland Business Journal’s 2015 “Most Admired Companies” survey. The firm ranked number four in the survey results, which were released in…
Kimberlee Stafford Receives Bar Association President’s Sustainability Award
Tonkon Torp attorney Kimberlee Stafford has been honored with the 2015 Oregon State Bar (OSB) President's Sustainability Award. This annual award recognizes OSB members who have made significant contributions to the goal of sustainability in the…
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.