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Jarell Hunt Elected to the Brian Grant Foundation Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp business attorney Jarell Hunt has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Brian Grant Foundation. The Foundation strives to improve the quality of life for those living with Parkinson’s disease through exercise and nutrition…
Mick Harris Appointed to the Oregon Consular Corps as an Associate Member
Tonkon Torp business attorney Mick Harris has been appointed to the Oregon Consular Corps (OCC) as an Associate Member.
Claire Brown Joins Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp partner Claire Brown has joined the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) Board of Directors as its Secretary. Tonkon Torp is an active advocate for Oregon’s startup community, and has had an attorney serving on the OEN board since the early…
Anna Sortun Joins Oregon Humanities Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp litigation partner Anna Sortun has been elected to the Board of Directors of Oregon Humanities. Oregon Humanities was established in 1971 and works to connect Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform communities through…
Anna Sortun Appointed to Executive Committee of OSB Litigation Section
Tonkon Torp litigation Partner Anna Sortun has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Litigation Section. Her term begins January 1, 2021.
Paul Balmer Joins Tonkon Torp Litigation Department
Attorney Paul Balmer has joined Tonkon Torp LLP as an associate in its Litigation Department. Balmer works with regional and national businesses and individuals to resolve challenges in and out of court, including contract disputes and administrative…
Mick Harris Joins Boards for Community Services, Inc. and College Possible Oregon
Tonkon Torp business attorney Mick Harris has been appointed to the College Possible Oregon’s Ambassador Board and the Board of Trustees for Community Services Inc. College Possible Oregon’s Ambassador Board is a group of young professionals under…
Will Gent Joins Blanchet House Young Professionals Board
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Will Gent has joined the Young Professionals Board at Blanchet House, a nonprofit organization that provides meals and housing programs to people in need. Gent will serve as an ambassador of Blanchet House to expand…
Kalia Walker Joins Tonkon Torp Litigation Department
Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes attorney Kalia Walker to the firm’s Litigation Department. Walker joins the firm from Bullard Law. “I am excited to join the litigation team at Tonkon Torp, and I’m looking forward to building my practice here,” Walker said…
Erin Roycroft Joins Tonkon Torp from Oregon Court of Appeals
Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes Erin Roycroft to the firm as an associate in its Labor & Employment Practice Group. Roycroft joins the firm from the Oregon Court of Appeals, where she served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Scott Shorr for two years.
Jessica Morgan Joins Board of Directors for NuLeaf Project
Tonkon Torp partner Jessica Morgan has joined the Board of Directors for NuLeaf Project, a nonprofit organization that addresses equity hurdles for underserved cannabis businesses.
Kate Roth Joins Tonkon Torp from U.S. Tax Court
Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes Kate Roth to the firm as an associate in its Tax and Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits practice groups. Roth joins the firm from the United States Tax Court where she was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable…
Mick Harris Joins Willamette University Alumni Board
Tonkon Torp attorney Mick Harris has been appointed to the Willamette University Alumni Board. The Board works to foster alumni relations by hosting events, organizing networking opportunities, and providing career resources. "Willamette University…
Parna Mehrbani Appointed Chair of Partners in Diversity
Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani has been appointed Chair of the Partners in Diversity (PID) Leadership Council. Partners in Diversity is a program of the Portland Business Alliance Charitable Institute. Mehrbani, who served as vice chair from 2019…
Tonkon Torp Attorney Tom Palmer Elected to NACD Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp Partner Tom Palmer has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Northwest Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Palmer is a long-standing member of the NACD and is a frequent speaker at the organization…
Kurt Ruttum Elected Managing Partner of Tonkon Torp
Tonkon Torp partner Kurt Ruttum has been elected Managing Partner of the firm effective July 1, 2020. Ruttum succeeds Darcy Norville, who held the role since 2015.
Tonkon Torp Attorney Danny Newman Appointed to OHJC Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Danny Newman has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Oregon Health Justice Center (OHJC). OHJC is a not-for-profit law firm that provides legal services for Medical-Legal Partnerships (MLPs) that serve the Portland…
Anna Sortun and Ryan Bledsoe Admitted to International Society of Barristers
Tonkon Torp litigation partners Anna Sortun and Ryan Bledsoe have been admitted as Fellows to the International Society of Barristers. The organization is an honor society that maintains a worldwide membership of less than 750 trial lawyers deemed by…
Danica Hibpshman Joins Tonkon Torp from OLCC
Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes attorney Danica Hibpshman to the firm’s Business Department and Cannabis Industry Group. Hibpshman joins the firm from the State of Oregon, Oregon Liquor Control Commission, where she spent the last five years developing and…