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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Best Lawyers in America® Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2018 List

Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. Nearly all attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and have been recognized for more than five years…
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Will Gent Appointed to MBA Committee

Tonkon Torp attorney Will Gent has been appointed to the Young Lawyer Section (YLS) CLE Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association. The YLS provides leadership, networking, professional development, and service opportunities for young lawyers. The…
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Phil Moran Joins Tonkon Torp as Facilities Manager

Phil Moran has joined Tonkon Torp as its Facility Services Manager. He is responsible for the firm’s internal hospitality services, as well as facilities maintenance and operations. Moran will play a significant role on the Tonkon Torp Space Planning…
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Tonkon Torp Names Kristin Bremer Moore Chair of Labor & Employment Practice Group

Tonkon Torp has appointed partner Kristin Bremer Moore to chair its Labor & Employment practice group. Bremer Moore represents management in traditional labor matters and defends employers from claims of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful…
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Law Firm Alliance Combines Local Expertise, Global Connections

Tonkon Torp has been a proud member of the Law Firm Alliance (“LFA”) for more than a decade. The LFA is an invitation-only network of top-tier domestic and international law firms, each of which serves a distinct geographic market or narrow legal…
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Tonkon Torp Attorney Robyn Ridler Aoyagi Appointed to Oregon Court of Appeals

Robyn Ridler Aoyagi has been appointed by Governor Kate Brown to serve on the Oregon Court of Appeals. Aoyagi's 17-year practice has focused on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on appellate litigation. She was named a partner of the…
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Tonkon Torp Summer Associates Lead Children's Book Drive

On July 11, Tonkon Torp finished its participation in the 2017 Oregon Legal Recruiting Association (OLRA) book drive and fundraiser. Tonkon's participation was led by our summer associates Rebecca Ok and Gus Martinez. The OLRA book drive was a…
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28 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2017 Super Lawyers Lists

The national attorney rating service Super Lawyers has named 28 Tonkon Torp attorneys in 10 practice areas to its 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for Oregon. The annual Super Lawyers list represents the top 5 percent of attorneys in Oregon…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Kids Community Learning Center

Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship donation to the Kids Community Learning Center (KCLC). KCLC's mission is to provide a nurturing environment in which kids grow together outside of school time through creative exploration, meaningful relationships, and…
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Anna Sortun Recognized as One of Portland’s Forty Under 40

Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun has been honored by the Portland Business Journal as one of its 2017 Forty Under 40 award recipients. The annual award recognizes influential business and community leaders in the greater Portland area who are under 40…
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Tonkon Torp Names Pallanch and Morgan as Co-Chairs for Financial Services & Investment Management Group

Christopher Pallanch and Jessica Morgan have been appointed co-chairs of the Tonkon Torp Financial Services & Investment Management practice group. Pallanch is a partner in Tonkon Torp's Litigation and Financial Services practice groups, where he…
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Darcy Norville Joins Board of Directors of the Campaign for Equal Justice

Tonkon Torp Managing Partner Darcy Norville has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ). The nonprofit organization raises funds to ensure Oregon’s most vulnerable citizens have access to legal aid programs…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Artists Repertory Theatre

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Artists Repertory Theatre, whose mission is to engage diverse audiences in fresh, thought-provoking, and intimate theatre. Drea Schmidt coordinated the donation and serves on the Theatre's board of directors.
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Tonkon Torp Contributes to Oregon Jewish Community Foundation

Led by Owen Blank, Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). OJCF's mission is to create, promote, and facilitate a culture of giving, and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to safeguard the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Hosts CLE for In-House Counsel

Tonkon Torp sponsored and hosted a Continuing Legal Education ("CLE") program for the Oregon Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. The event, held at the Nike World Headquarters, brought together a full house of more than 60 in-house…
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Michael Willes Joins Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Willes has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation Board. The Foundation provides fundraising and community relations support so the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center can…
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Gwen Griffith Honored with Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award of Merit

Tonkon Torp attorney Gwen Griffith has been honored with the 2017 Pro Bono Award of Merit. The award, which is sponsored by the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) and Legal Aid Services of Oregon, is given annually to a lawyer or group who strengthens…
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