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Clay Creps Provides Disability Accommodations Framework at OADC Seminar
On November 2, Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay Creps spoke at the fall seminar of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. Clay’s presentation focused on accommodating physical and mental disabilities in the workplace.
Sarah Einowski Recognized by OSB for Pro Bono Contribution
On October 25, Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski was honored at the 2018 Annual Pro Bono Fair as one of just 33 attorneys in Oregon who reported over 200 hours of pro bono time in 2017. Sarah’s hours were dedicated to seven ACLU cases that Tonkon…
Jeff Bradford Accepted into Leadership Portland
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Jeff Bradford was accepted into the 2019 class of Leadership Portland, an annual program offered by the Portland Business Alliance (PBA) to cultivate and develop community leaders. Each year, PBA selects rising…
Jeff Woodcox Discusses Mergers & Acquisitions for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Woodcox was featured in the Portland Business Journal's recent Mergers & Acquisitions Thought Leader Forum supplement. The supplement included a profile of Jeff as well as an interview with him and other thought leaders.
Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2019 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2019 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for six business law service categories including Land Use & Zoning Law, Securities Regulation, Commercial…
Lindsay Reynolds Discusses Oregon Equal Pay Act for OWLS AdvanceSheet
Lindsay Reynolds discusses the 2017 Oregon Equal Pay Act for an article in the new Fall issue of Oregon Women Lawyers' AdvanceSheet.
David Petersen Talks CLT on Business of Portland Podcast
On October 9, Tonkon Torp partner David Petersen was a guest on the "Business of Portland" podcast produced by Pamplin Media. He spoke with hosts Joseph Gallivan and Stephanie Basalyga about cross-laminated timber (CLT), its prospects for new…
Steven Wilker Joins Board of Directors for Classic Wines Auction
Tonkon Torp partner Steven Wilker has joined the board of directors for the Classic Wines Auction. The Classic Wines Auction raises funds for Oregon and Southwest Washington nonprofit organizations that focus on providing services to children and…
Tonkon Torp Fundraises for 2018 Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger Campaign
Tonkon Torp is proud to announce the launch of its annual fundraising efforts in support of the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) campaign. The OLAH campaign, launched in 1997, supports the work of the Oregon Food Bank.
Tonkon Torp Donates to 2018 Youth, Rights & Justice Give!Guide Campaign
Led by Megan Reuther, Tonkon Torp made a matching donation to Willamette Week's Give!Guide for Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Megan is on the board of directors of YRJ, a nonprofit serving: children and youth (primarily those in foster care) who are…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Oregon Humanities
Tonkon Torp made a donation to Oregon Humanities, an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Jeff Cronn organized the donation, which supports Think & Drink – conversations with writers, civic leaders, activists…
Bob Carey Serves as Guest Instructor for HR Management Class at U of O
Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Carey was recently a guest instructor for a Human Resources Management class on employment law at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. As students led a presentation about the history of Title VII and its…
Christopher Pallanch Elected President of Oregon Federal Bar Association
Tonkon Torp partner Christopher Pallanch has been elected President of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for the 2018-2019 term. The Federal Bar Association works to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice…
Tonkon Torp Donates to Equal Justice Works
Led by Tom Palmer, Tonkon Torp made a donation to Equal Justice Works, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization that focuses on careers in public service for lawyers. The mission of Equal Justice Works is to create a just society by mobilizing…
James Hein Joins Board of Directors for Montessori Children's House
Tonkon Torp partner James Hein has joined the Board of Directors for the Montessori Children's House. The school was founded in 2010 and serves the diverse community of Portland's South Waterfront. Hein is helping to transition the school from its…
Parna Mehrbani Named to Benchmark Litigation Under 40 Hot List
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 “Under 40 Hot List” published by Benchmark Litigation. She is recognized in the litigation categories of General Commercial and Intellectual Property.
The Dramatic Expansion of Oregon's Absolute Litigation Privilege
Paul Conable and Megan Reuther co-authored an article on Oregon's litigation privilege for the Spring 2018 issue of the Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal.
Anna Sortun Joins Editorial Board of OSB Litigation Journal
Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun has joined the Editorial Board of the Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal. The Journal, which is published three times a year, focuses on litigation issues unique to Oregon. In this role, Anna will help guide the…