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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Chris Erickson Talks Intellectual Property for Portland Business Journal Podcast

Chris Erickson was a guest panelist in a recent intellectual property-themed episode of the Portland Business Journal's podcast Biz503. In the episode, co-hosted by Leslie Hildula (Business Advisor & Adjunct Faculty at Portland Community College’s…
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The Heart of the Deal: M&A Updates and Forecasts for 2017

Jeff Cronn was one of four attorneys interviewed for a recent Portland Business Journal article on the state of mergers and acquisitions in the northwest. During 2015, Portland's mergers and acquisitions scene bubbled over, with massive deals dotting…
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Sarah Einowski Joins Light the Night Executive Leadership Committee

Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski has joined the Executive Leadership Committee for Light the Night. Light the Night is a fundraising branch of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society focused on corporate development. A long-time supporter of the…
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18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients

Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business has named 18 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas as leaders in their field for 2017. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on interviews with clients and…
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As Immigration Policy Shifts, Smarter Strategies Are Key

Tonkon Torp's Business Immigration practice group is the subject of a brand story published in the March issue of Oregon Business Magazine. The article features quotes from Turid Owren, Alan Perkins, Melany Savitt, and Melina LaMorticella and…
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Risk of Being Board Member Has Sweet Rewards

Tonkon Torp Nonprofit and Estate Planning attorney Shouka Rezvani was quoted in an article in the February issue of Oregon Jewish Life Magazine. The article, "Risk of Being Board Member Has Sweet Rewards," highlighted the January 25 nonprofit-themed…
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Tonkon Torp Receives Honors at CEJ Awards Luncheon

On February 21, Tonkon Torp was honored with the "Large Firm Award," and as a "Defender of Justice" at the annual Awards Luncheon held by the Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ). The Large Firm Award is in recognition of Tonkon Torp's consistently high…
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Thought Leaders Forum on Nonprofits Features Shouka Rezvani

Tonkon Torp attorney Shouka Rezvani participated in a recent “Thought Leaders Forum” supplement published by the Portland Business Journal on "The State of Oregon Nonprofits." The discussion between five professionals in the nonprofit sector covered…
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Business Immigration Attorneys Help Employers Respond to Immigration Ban

As swiftly as the Portland business community offered its response to President Trump’s Executive Orders related to immigration, Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration attorneys began to roll out guidance and programming to help Oregon companies with…
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Haley Morrison Participates in Leadership Portland

Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment attorney Haley Morrison is participating in the 2017 class of Leadership Portland, an annual program offered by the Portland Business Alliance (PBA) to cultivate and develop community leaders. The firm selects one…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors The Flick at Third Rail Repertory Theatre

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor for the Third Rail Repertory show The Flick, which ran from January 20 through February 11. Ava Schoen, president of the Third Rail board of directors, organized the sponsorship.
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Tonkon Torp Launches Blog Aimed at Region’s Development Community

Tonkon Torp has launched Ear to the Ground, a blog to share relevant and timely insight into real estate, energy law, water law, and environmental issues with development professionals and business owners in the Northwest region. Four attorneys will…
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Sherrill Corbett Shares M&A Expertise in Thought Leaders Forum

Tonkon Torp attorney Sherrill Corbett was featured in a recent "Thought Leaders Forum" focused on the topic of Mergers & Acquisitions. The forum is a supplement publication of the Portland Business Journal. Sherrill and two other M&A experts were…
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Tonkon Torp Named as One of Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Service Firms

Tonkon Torp is proud to again be recognized as one of Oregon's most admired professional services firms in the 2016 "Most Admired Companies" survey published by the Portland Business Journal. The firm received the number seven rank in the survey…
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David Petersen Elected Chairperson of Community Services, Inc. Board of Trustees

David Petersen, attorney with Tonkon Torp, has been elected Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for Community Services, Inc. Petersen has been involved with the organization for ten years. He will work closely with Kelly Thran, who became CEO of the…
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