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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…
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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…
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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.
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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.
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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…
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Six Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Portland Lawyers of the Year

Six attorneys from Tonkon Torp have been named by Best Lawyers in America® 2019 as Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. In each community, only one lawyer per specialty is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer review survey.
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Best Lawyers in America® Names 51 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2019 List

Fifty-one Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 41 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. 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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Steven Wilker Elected Vice Chair of Classroom Law Project

Tonkon Torp partner Steven Wilker has been elected Vice Chair of the Classroom Law Project (CLP). The CLP is a nonprofit organization that helps prepare Oregon’s youth to become active, engaged, and informed participants in a democratic society…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to New Avenues for Youth

Tonkon Torp made a donation to New Avenues for Youth on behalf of Sandra McDonough (recently retired President and CEO of Portland Business Alliance) in acknowledgement of her retirement. Owen Blank organized the donation.
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Sarah Einowski to Receive Outstanding Young Alumni Award from U of O

Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski is being honored with the 2018 Oregon Law Outstanding Young Alumni Award, presented by the University of Oregon School of Law. The award recognizes graduates who have made significant career, leadership and/or…
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Tonkon Torp Summer Associates Lead Bradley Angle Donation Drive

Tonkon Torp's 2018 summer associates, Mick Harris and Brennan Wortmann led an internal fundraiser and supply drive in support of local nonprofit Bradley Angle, an organization offering survivors of domestic violence options for safety, education…
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Claire Brown Volunteers for OWLS Book Drive

Claire Brown volunteered with Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) to help collect book donations for their Annual Coffee Creek Book Drive. She was able to gather three banker boxes and nine shopping bags of books.
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Haley Morrison Featured on Workplace Misconduct Panel

On June 21, Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison participated in a panel discussion related to workplace misconduct in the era of #MeToo. The panel featured three speakers who shared best practices for identifying and addressing inappropriate work…
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Tonkon Torp Donates to Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

Tonkon Torp made a "builder" sponsorship donation to the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland. Owen Blank organized the payment. Since 1920, the Jewish Federation has helped nourish Jewish life, enrich the community, and keep Jewish culture strong…
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31 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2018 Super Lawyers Lists

Thirty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in 11 practice areas have been included in the 2018 Oregon Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Tonkon Torp partner and bankruptcy authority Albert Kennedy has been once again recognized on the Top 50 list of Oregon…
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Erickson and Mehrbani Named to WTR 1000 by World Trademark Review

Tonkon Torp partners Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani were selected for inclusion in the 2018 WTR 1000. Launched in 2010 by the World Trademark Review, the annual ranking spotlights firms and individuals from 70 global jurisdictions for outstanding…
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Tonkon Torp Names Parna Mehrbani Co-Chair of Information Privacy & Security Practice Group

Tonkon Torp has appointed partner Parna Mehrbani as Co-Chair of its Information Privacy & Security Practice Group. Mehrbani has a well-regarded practice that focuses on protecting and enforcing intellectual property. She also has experience advising…
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Jeff Cronn Reviews Family Business Exit Options for OSU Podcast

Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Cronn was interviewed by Roger Anderson for the Oregon State University (OSU) College of Business "Family Business 360" podcast, discussing three common exit options for family business owners. The podcast interview was a…
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David Petersen Joins Wilson Junior Baseball Board of Directors

Tonkon Torp attorney David Petersen has joined the Board of Directors for Wilson Junior Baseball as the league's President. The nonprofit group organizes competitive baseball for middle school students to help them prepare to play baseball for Wilson…
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Tonkon Torp Raises Funds for 2018 CourtCare

In May, Tonkon Torp and its staff contributed $3,200 to the Multnomah Bar Association’s 15th Annual CourtCare Campaign. Stephanie Grant, an associate in Tonkon Torp’s Litigation Department, led the firm’s internal fundraising effort for CourtCare and…
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