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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Tonkon Torp Makes Donation to Portland Story Theater

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Portland Story Theater (PST), a nonprofit working to build community, promote understanding, and foster radical empathy by giving voice to the real, true stories of ordinary people. The donation was organized by Robyn…
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Tonkon Torp Receives 2016 OSB Sustainability Leadership Award

Tonkon Torp was honored with the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Sustainability Leadership Award, presented by the Sustainable Futures Section (SFS) as part of the OSB Annual Awards, at a December 14 SFS lunch program. Each year, the SFS recognizes one of…
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Steven Wilker Explores Legal and Moral Questions Raised by The Nether

Tonkon Torp attorney Steven Wilker participated in a unique panel discussion that followed the October 16 performance of The Nether, a play presented by Third Rail Repertory Theatre. The play explores challenging legal and moral issues at the…
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Tonkon Torp Makes Grant to Oregon State Parks Foundation

Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon State Parks Foundation, in support of its mission to preserve and enhance Oregon's state parks. Ryan Bledsoe organized the donation and is a member of the Foundation's board of trustees.
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Ava Schoen Elected Board President of Third Rail Repertory Theatre

Tonkon Torp attorney Ava Schoen has been elected President of the Board of Directors for Third Rail Repertory Theatre. Schoen has been on the board since 2008. Third Rail Repertory Theatre was founded in 2003 to provide a dynamic, professional local…
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Colin Geiger Elected Board President of Kids Community Learning Center

Tonkon Torp attorney Colin Geiger has been elected President of the Board of Directors of Kids Community Learning Center, a nonprofit before- and after-school child care center for children enrolled in Emerson, Chapman, and Metropolitan Learning…
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Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication

The U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers has released its 2017 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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Attorney Rocky Dallum Leads Fundraising Effort for ALS Association

On Saturday, September 17, the Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of The ALS Association hosted its 2016 State Capitol Walk to Defeat ALS®. Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum led a highly successful fundraising effort for his family’s team, “Mike’s…
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