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Tonkon Torp Participates in Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger Campaign
On October 7, Tonkon Torp concluded its annual participation in the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH) fundraising campaign. Jessica Morgan, Caroline Harris Crowne, and Koren Benish organized the firm's fundraising efforts
Tonkon Torp Donates to Youth, Rights & Justice Give!Guide Campaign
Led by Gwen Griffitn, Tonkon Torp made a matching donation to Willamette Week's Give!Guide for Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Gwen Griffith is on the board of directors of YRJ, a nonprofit serving children and youth, primarily those in foster care…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship payment to the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, in support of their upcoming community events. David Forman is on the Jewish Federation board of directors.
Tonkon Renews Membership with Oregon Sports Authority
On behalf of board member, Chris Erickson, Tonkon Torp renewed its gold-level membership with Oregon Sports Authority (OSA). OSA has served as the state's sports economic development arm for more than 20 years, injecting more than $200 million into…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 Think & Drink Series
Tonkon Torp made a sponsorship payment in support of Oregon Humanities' 2016 Think & Drink series of events. Think & Drink is designed to spark provocative conversations about big ideas. The series invites the public to think and talk together and…
Tyler Harkness Joins Board of Trustees of Community Services
Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness has joined the Board of Trustees for Community Services, Inc. The nonprofit organization focuses on providing individualized services for adults with developmental disabilities in the greater metropolitan Portland…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Annual CLP Golf Tournament
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Classroom Law Project's (CLP) 15th Annual Golf Tournament on September 23. Classroom Law Project (CLP) works to prepare youth to become active, engaged, and informed participants in democratic society.
Tonkon Torp Participates in CEJ Fundraiser
The Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) held their annual Party Under the Stars fundraiser and Raffle for Justice on September 20. Tonkon donated an Apple TV to the event as a door prize and several Tonkon attorneys contributed to the fundraiser.
Michael Willes Appointed to MBA Committee
Tonkon Torp attorney Michael Willes has been appointed co-chair of the Young Lawyer Section (YLS) CLE Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association. The YLS provides leadership, networking, professional development, and service opportunities for young…
Christopher Pallanch Elected Vice President of the Oregon FBA
Tonkon Torp partner Christopher Pallanch has been elected Vice President of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA). Composed of public and private attorneys and judges, the FBA's mission is to strengthen the federal legal system and…
Tonkon’s on First! Over 20 Years in Portland's Lawyer Softball League
All law and no play would make Tonkon Torp very dull indeed. The firm's softball team, the Tonkon Torpedoes, is a favored summer outlet for Tonkon employees to gather, have fun, and chatter back at opposing teams in the Portland Lawyers Softball…
Tonkon Torp Supports Youth Progress Golf Event
Tonkon Torp sponsored a hole at the Seventh Annual Youth Progress Golf Tournament on August 21. Youth Progress provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally academically, and vocationally.
Noted Business Attorney Brenda Meltebeke Joins Tonkon Torp
Brenda Meltebeke, an experienced securities and startup attorney has joined the Business Department of Tonkon Torp as a partner. Meltebeke has practiced law in Portland for more than 20 years. She comes to Tonkon Torp from Ater Wynne LLP, where she…
Six Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Portland Lawyers of the Year
Six attorneys from Tonkon Torp have been named by Best Lawyers in America 2017 as Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. In each community, only one lawyer in each specialty is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer review survey…
Best Lawyers in America® Names 44 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2017 List
Forty-four Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 38 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Each attorney has been named to the list in past years, and nearly all have been recognized for more than five years…
Tonkon Torp Summer Associates Lead School Supply Drive for Kids
Tonkon Torp's summer associates led Tonkon’s involvement in a school supply drive organized by the Oregon Legal Recruiting Association (OLRA). The supplies were collected for children at the Raphael House, an organization that provides critical…
Sherrill Corbett Discusses Corporate Board Trends for Oregon Business
Tonkon Torp M&A and business law attorney Sherrill Corbett was extensively quoted in a July 13 article by Andrew Bulkeley, published in Oregon Business magazine. The article, "Board Moves - Directors Ramp Up Diversity and Accountability Initiatives…
Sarah Einowski Joins Oregon ACLU Lawyers' Committee
Tonkon Torp litigator Sarah Einowski has joined the Lawyers' Committee of the Oregon ACLU. The committee selects the cases the organization will pursue in Oregon through client representation or by filing briefs as a friend of the court.
Tonkon Torp Gives to Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
Led by Owen Blank, Tonkon Torp made a donation to the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF). Since 1989, OJCF's mission has been to create, promote, and facilitate a culture of giving, and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to…