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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes New Litigation Attorney

PORTLAND, Ore. (April 7, 2020) Attorney Lauren Bernton has joined Tonkon Torp LLP as an associate in the Litigation Department. Her practice is focused on resolving commercial disputes.
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes New Labor & Employment Attorney

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 30, 2020) Tonkon Torp welcomes attorney Christopher Morehead to the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. Morehead works with local, regional, and national employers in industries such as banking, manufacturing, retail…
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Sarah Einowski Joins Portland YouthBuilders Board of Directors

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 18, 2020) Tonkon Torp attorney Sarah Einowski has joined the Board of Directors of Portland YouthBuilders (PYB). The nonprofit serves more than 200 youths a year in a unique wrap-around program that combines high school…
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Robert Koch Appointed to Two OSB Section Executive Committees

Tonkon Torp attorney Robert Koch has been appointed to the Executive Committees of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Appellate Practice and Constitutional Law Sections. The OSB Appellate Practice Section serves state and federal appellate practitioners in…
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Karen Hobson Appointed to Estate Planning Council of Portland

Tonkon Torp attorney Karen Hobson has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Estate Planning Council of Portland. The nonprofit organization provides educational opportunities for professionals in the estate planning field who practice in…
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Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Appointed to OSB Section Executive Committees

Four Tonkon Torp attorneys have been appointed to the Executive Committees of their respective Oregon State Bar (OSB) sections.
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes Attorney Karen Hobson to Estate Planning Group

Karen Hobson has joined the Estate Planning Practice Group at Tonkon Torp. Hobson comes to Tonkon Torp from Lane Powell, PC.
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Kimberlee Stafford Elected Chair of The Street Trust Board of Directors

Tonkon Torp partner Kimberlee Stafford has been elected as Chair of the Board of Directors for The Street Trust. The Street Trust is a nonprofit organization that promotes community partnerships to improve public transit, walking and bicycling…
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Ron Greenman Receives 2019 James B. Castles Leadership Award

Tonkon Torp partner Ron Greenman has received the 2019 James B. Castles Leadership Award from the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section.
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Steven Wilker and Meg Houlihan Honored with OSB President’s Award

Tonkon Torp attorneys Steven Wilker and Meg Houlihan were presented with the 2019 Oregon State Bar (OSB) President's Special Award of Appreciation.
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Anna Sortun Confirmed to Oregon Government Ethics Commission

On November 20, the Oregon State Senate approved Governor Kate Brown’s appointment of Tonkon Torp partner Anna Sortun to serve as a Commissioner on the Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OGEC).
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Tonkon Torp Announces Three New Partners

Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Claire Brown, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt to the partnership, effective January 1, 2020.
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