Tonkon Torp Joins Oregon Water Resources Congress

Tonkon Torp renewed its membership with Oregon Water Resources Congress, a nonprofit trade association that represents irrigation districts, water control districts, drainage districts, water improvement districts, and others across the state of…
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Tonkon Torp Becomes Research Sponsor of Portland City Club

Tonkon Torp renewed its corporate membership with the City Club of Portland and made a "Research" sponsor donation. Our research sponsorship will help fund future and current City Club studies. Caroline Harris Crowne organized the sponsorship and is…
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Steven Wilker Discusses NSA Spying Rules on KGW Hot Box

Steven Wilker appeared as a first amendment attorney and as a board member for the ACLU of Oregon on KGW's "Hot Box" on January 17, 2014. The broadcast discussed the NSA reforms ordered by President Obama regarding the phone motorizing program. Steve…
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Max Miller Continues to Lead Sustainability Initiatives within the Legal Profession

Tonkon Torp environmental lawyer Max M. Miller, Jr. has been appointed to serve on the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar’s Sustainable Future Section. The Section supports sustainability within the Oregon legal profession through…
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Tonkon Torp’s Bremer Moore Appointed to Oregon State Bar Committee Office

Tonkon Torp business attorney Kristin Bremer Moore has been appointed secretary to the Oregon State Bar’s Legal Services Committee. Bremer Moore is a partner in Tonkon Torp’s Labor and Employment Practice Group.
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Steven Wilker Discusses Oregon's Public Records Law for Jefferson Exchange

Steven Wilker appeared as a media law expert on Jefferson Public Radio's January 6, 2014 Jefferson Exchange program, a live call-in show devoted to current events and news makers from around the region and beyond. The broadcast discussed Oregon's…
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Tonkon Torp Supports Community Transitional School for the 24th Year

Tonkon Torp delivered gifts to be distributed to the kids at the Community Transitional School this past December. This was the firm's 24th year of supporting this great school that provides much-needed stability in the lives of homeless children in…
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Tonkon Torp Again Noted as One of Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Service Firms

Tonkon Torp has again been recognized as one of Oregon’s most admired professional services firms in The Portland Business Journal’s 2013 “Most Admired Companies” survey.
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Brian Booth State Park Honors One of Tonkon Torp’s Founding Partners

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department recently unveiled the sign that officially introduced Brian Booth State Park along Highway 101 on the Oregon coast. In addition to being a founding partner of Tonkon Torp, Brian, who died in March 2012, was…
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Tonkon Torp Announces Three New Partners

Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Anna Sortun, Kimberlee A. Stafford, and James K. Hein to the partnership, effective January 1, 2014. All three have been associates with the firm since they began their private practices. Sortun joined Tonkon Torp…
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes New Associate to Financial Services Practice Group

Jessica Morgan has joined Tonkon Torp as an associate in the firm’s Financial Services & Investment Management practice group. She previously was Assistant General Counsel to a Portland-based private equity firm, where she advised the company on…
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Bledsoe Appointed to Chair OSB’s Antitrust Section Executive Committee

Tonkon Torp attorney Ryan Bledsoe has been appointed as Chair of the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section. The section provides bar members with opportunities to develop and improve their understanding of…
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Max Miller Honored by Oregon State Bar for Sustainability Accomplishments

Environmental lawyer Max M. Miller, Jr. has been awarded the President’s Sustainability Award by the Oregon State Bar. The award recognizes members who have made “significant contributions to the goal of sustainability in the legal profession in…
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Tonkon Torp Gives to Multnomah Bar Foundation

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Multnomah Bar Foundation (MBF), making this the second yearly donation of Tonkon's three-year pledge.The mission of the MBF is to increase the public's understanding of the legal system, to promote civic education…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Jewish Family & Child Services

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Jewish Family & Child Services (JFCS). Michael Millender, a JFCS board member, helped organize the donation. JFCS provides social services that improve the lives of adults, families, and children in the Jewish and…
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Tonkon Torp Donates Phones to Portland Women's Crisis Line

Tonkon Torp donated a supply of old cell phones to Portland Women's Crisis Line (PWCL). The PWCL operates a comprehensive 24/7 Crisis Line and Sexual Assault Advocacy Program. The Tonkon Torp IT department is accepting additional phones for future…
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U.S. News “Best Law Firms” Ranks Tonkon Torp Nationally in Five Practice Areas

Although located in a mid-sized market for legal services, Tonkon Torp is consistently ranked among the country’s best law firms in a number of practice areas. According to the newly-released U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers 2013-2014 edition of…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Windows on America Exhibit

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon Historical Society (OHS) to sponsor their "Windows on America" exhibit, a world-class collection of presidential history, never before on public display. Jackson Lewis is on the OHS board of directors and…
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes New Associates

Two new associates joined Tonkon Torp LLP this month, bringing the firm’s roster of attorneys to 86. Rachel Kiyoko Atchison, a 2013 graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, is an associate in the firm’s Business Department. Jeff Bradford has joined the…
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Tonkon Bike Challenge Announces September Winners

Despite the wettest September on record in Portland, 16 Tonkon Torp lawyers and employees braved the elements to make 162.5 round-trip commutes to and from work last month, for a total of 1,288 miles. The effort was part of a city-wide Bike Commute…
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