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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 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…
Conable Offers Perspective on Commercial Litigation
Paul Conable, co-chair of Tonkon Torp’s Litigation Department, is prominently featured in the current issue of the Portland Business Journal and its related media. In the weekly newspaper’s October 10th issue, Conable answers questions about what…
Brian Booth Writers' Fund Officially Launched
Portland’s Literary Arts organization has publicly announced establishment of the Brian Booth Writers’ Fund, created in honor of the Tonkon Torp founding partner who was instrumental in creating the Oregon Book Awards and Fellowships.
Tonkon Torp Fundraises for Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger
On October 10, 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. Tonkon Torp's staff and…
Tonkon Torp Litigation Department Adds Associate
Alex Tinker has joined the Litigation Department at Tonkon Torp LLP. Prior to graduating from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2014, Tinker worked as a summer associate for Tonkon Torp. He also served as a Judicial Extern for Honorable Ancer L. Haggerty…
Albina Head Start Renames Building to Honor Owen Blank
When Owen Blank recently helped Albina Head Start (AHS) to secure a stronger financial position through a series of complex debt retirement and real estate transactions, he did it on a pro bono basis, as he has for nearly two decades. This week, AHS…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon State Parks Foundation
Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon State Parks Foundation (OSPF) in September. Jon Stride, an OSPF board member, organized the donation; Ryan Bledsoe is also an OSPF board member.
Tonkon Torp Earns Designation as Oregon State Bar "Partner in Sustainability"
The Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future Section has recognized Tonkon Torp as a “Partner in Sustainability.” The Section created the “Partners in Sustainability Program” in 2012 in order to encourage law firms of all sizes to adopt sustainable office…
5 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Portland Lawyers of the Year
Best Lawyers in America 2015 has named five attorneys from Tonkon Torp LLP as 2015 Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer review…
Frank Weiss Joins Mt. Scott Learning Center Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Frank Weiss has been appointed to the board of directors of the Mt. Scott Learning Center. Weiss is a member of Tonkon Torp’s Litigation Department, where he specializes in complex commercial litigation including insurance…
Best Lawyers in America® 2015 Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to Prestigious List
Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 40 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. All of them have been named to the list at least once before, and many of them have been recognized for a number of…
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 in the…