Tonkon Torp Donates to 2017 Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger Campaign

Tonkon Torp was proud to contribute $20,504 to the 2017 Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) campaign. The money was raised through contributions by staff and attorneys, and a direct donation by the firm of $3,000. This donation will enable the…
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Tonkon Torp Runs 2017 Giving Campaign

Every fall, Tonkon Torp holds an internal giving campaign to support a variety of local charities. This year, Tonkon Torp staff and attorneys raised $4,829 for EarthShare Oregon, Work for Art, United Way and Youth, Rights, Justice. This fundraising…
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Tonkon Torp Makes Donation to Costco Scholarship Fund

Tonkon Torp's Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group made a financial contribution to the Costco Scholarship Fund. The Costco Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to highly qualified, underrepresented minority students who wish to attend…
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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Share M&A Expertise in Thought Leader Forum

Tonkon Torp business attorneys Jeff Cronn and Ben Lenhart are featured in the new "Thought Leader Forum," focused on the topic of mergers and acquisitions. The "Thought Leader Forum" was published as a supplement in today's Portland Business Journal…
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Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2018 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication

The U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers has released its 2018 edition of "Best Law Firms" and Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for a broad swath of business law services including Land Use & Zoning Law, Commercial Litigation…
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Tonkon Torp Contributes to Building Blocks to Success

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Building Blocks to Success at the request of Bruce Berning, who serves as Board Advisor to the nonprofit. The mission of Building Blocks is to get ethnically and gender diverse underserved youth from North and Northeast…
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Three Associates Join Tonkon Torp Business Department

Tonkon Torp LLP has added three associates to its Business Department – Samuel DeBaltzo, Jarell Hunt, and Elizabeth (Betsy) Schultz. "Our three new associates are promising young attorneys who we have been delighted to get to know," said Darcy…
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Tonkon Water Law Attorney Literally Writes the Book on the Subject

During her first year of law school, Tonkon Torp Senior Counsel Jan Neuman was worried she had made the wrong career choice. But then, after reading a case involving the Colorado River in her first year Property Law class, she found a subject she…
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Tonkon Torp Congratulates the Oregon Historical Society

Congratulations to the Oregon Historical Society (OHS) for receiving a 2017 Award of Merit through the annual Leadership in History Awards given out by the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). The award was given in recognition…
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Gwen Griffith Appointed to Business License Appeals Board

Tonkon Torp tax attorney Gwen Griffith has been appointed to the City of Portland’s Business License Appeals Board. The Board hears and decides appeals of decisions issued by the City of Portland's Revenue Bureau related to business license, business…
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Christopher Pallanch is President-Elect for Oregon Federal Bar Association

Tonkon Torp partner Christopher Pallanch has been voted in as President-Elect for the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The Federal Bar Association is the principal point of contact for attorneys with the federal judicial bench, and…
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Tonkon Torp Hires Litigation Associate Meg Houlihan

Tonkon Torp LLP has hired Megan ("Meg") Houlihan as an associate in its Litigation Department. Prior to joining Tonkon Torp, Houlihan served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Morgan Christen at the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, and…
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Business Attorney Adam Adkin Joins Tonkon Torp

Adam Adkin has joined Tonkon Torp LLP as an associate in its Business Department. His practice is focused on working with business owners on the full breadth of business transactions, with an emphasis on purchase and sale transactions. Adkin comes to…
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Tyler Harkness Joins Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Board of Directors

Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness has joined the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) Board of Directors as its Secretary. Tonkon Torp is an active advocate for Oregon's startup community, and has had an attorney serving on the OEN board since the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Volunteers of America Dinner

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Volunteers of America Oregon in honor of Gwyneth Gamble Booth, widow of Tonkon Torp founding partner Brian Booth. Gwyneth was honored with the 2017 DePriest Award for Excellence at their September 7 dinner.
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Caroline Harris Crowne Elected to City Club of Portland Board of Governors

Tonkon Torp partner Caroline Harris Crowne has been elected to the Board of Governors of the City Club of Portland. She has been active with the nonprofit civic organization since 2005, serving as chair and adviser to several research committees, as…
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Tonkon Torp Expands Estate Planning Practice with New Partner Abby Wool Landon

Abby Wool Landon has joined Tonkon Torp as a partner in its Estate Planning Practice Group, the Business Department, and the Tax Practice Group. Landon, who will chair the firm's Estate Planning Group, has focused her practice on estates and trusts…
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Tonkon Torp Hires Litigation Associate Megan Reuther

Tonkon Torp LLP has hired Megan Reuther as an associate in its Litigation Department. Prior to joining Tonkon Torp, Megan served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Erika Hadlock at the Oregon Court of Appeals. During her two-year clerkship…
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Tom Palmer Named Portland Lawyer of the Year for Securities Regulation

Tonkon Torp attorney Tom Palmer has been named by Best Lawyers in America 2018 as Portland Lawyer of the Year for the Securities Regulation practice area. In each community, only one lawyer in each specialty is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by…
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A Message to Our Community

Equality, dignity, and inclusion are fundamental values in our firm and our community. It is difficult to find the words to adequately express how repugnant the recent displays of hatred and bigotry are to those values. The events in Charlottesville…
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