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Adam Adkin Shares a “Day in the Life” with WUCL Students
On October 26, Tonkon Torp attorney Adam Adkin participated in a virtual panel hosted by the Business Law Society at the Willamette University College of Law. The “Day in the Life” event gave current law students the opportunity to unpack the daily…
Tim Conway and Ava Schoen Discuss Bankruptcy During COVID-19
On November 5, Tonkon Torp bankruptcy attorneys Tim Conway and Ava Schoen were featured speakers at the Current Developments in Business Law event hosted by the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section. Their presentation explored how business…
Kate Roth Provides Federal Tax Update to Oregon CPAs
Tonkon Torp attorney Kate Roth was a featured speaker at the Northwest Federal Tax Conference hosted by the Oregon Society of CPAs on October 27. In her briefing, she provided an update on changes to federal tax laws made in 2020 as well as a review…
To Sell or Not To Sell: M&A Prospects in Late 2020 and Beyond
Partners from Tonkon Torp’s Business and Bankruptcy Departments hosted a webinar on October 15 to look at M&A prospects and strategies for late 2020 and beyond. The panel was moderated by Sherrill Corbett and featured Claire Brown, Tim Conway, and…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Host Briefing for Greater Portland Compliance Association
Tonkon Torp hosted a virtual informational session for the Greater Portland Compliance Association (GPCA). Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services & Investment Management and Information Privacy & Security groups provided a comprehensive…
Adam Adkin Shares Entity Formation Strategies with New Attorneys
On September 17, Tonkon Torp attorney Adam Adkin led a CLE on entity formation for the Advising Oregon Businesses series hosted by the Multnomah Bar Association for its New Lawyers Bar Section. Drawing from his extensive experience working with…
Parna Mehrbani Talks Trademarks for NW Cannabis Law Institute
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was a featured panelist during the 2nd Annual Northwest Cannabis Law Institute series hosted by the Oregon State Bar Cannabis Section. The September 15 panel, which featured Parna and two other attorneys, was…
Business Immigration Webinar Looks at the Impact of COVID-19 and Trump
On September 10, Tonkon Torp’s Immigration Practice Group launched a recurring webinar series to help businesses navigate and preview changes affecting business immigration. Attorneys Melina LaMorticella, Alan Perkins, and Melany Savitt hosted the…
Megan Reuther Discusses How to Handle COVID-19 in the Workplace
Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group concluded the first round of its coffee break webinar series with a July 30 program featuring attorney Megan Reuther. The topic focused on how to handle a COVID-19 diagnosis in the workplace.
Chris Morehead Shares Strategies for Enforcing Pandemic Safety Rules
Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group continued its coffee break webinar series with a July 23 program featuring attorney Chris Morehead. The topic focused on strategies to enforce pandemic workplace safety policies in a fair and consistent…
Parna Mehrbani Helps Crack the Imposter Syndrome Code for Oregon Women Lawyers
On July 21, Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was a panelist for a virtual workshop on Imposter Syndrome hosted by the Oregon Women Lawyers. Many lawyers struggle with Imposter Syndrome, a common psychological pattern that affects high-performers…
Bob Koch and Sadie Concepción Share Pro Bono Opportunities on MBA Panel
Attorneys Bob Koch and Sadie Concepción were featured panelists on a June 24 webinar hosted by the Multnomah Bar Association. The program, moderated by US District Magistrate Judge Stacie F. Beckerman, offered a variety of perspectives and options…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Speak to Startups at Virtual TiE XL Bootcamp Session
Tonkon Torp attorneys Tyler Harkness, Parna Mehrbani, and Kristin Bremer Moore were instructors at the June virtual sessions of the TIE XL Bootcamp. The Bootcamp provides opportunities for a cohort of entrepreneurs to connect with experts in the…
Parna Mehrbani Introduces Intellectual Property Fundamentals for Oregon Angel Food
Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani led the July 28 session of the Oregon Angel Food (OregonAF) 2020 workshop series, hosted by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network. Each session in the virtual series covers information to help owners and investors…
Melina LaMorticella Joins UO Town Hall in Support of International Students
Tonkon Torp Business Immigration partner Melina LaMorticella participated in a virtual town hall hosted by University of Oregon President Michael Schill to help international students navigate this time of crisis and change.
Drew Hagedorn Joins OBA Panel for an Executive Development Program Session
Tonkon Torp partner Drew Hagedorn was a featured panelist during the July 14 session of the Executive Development Program, hosted by the Oregon Bankers Association.
Kristin Bremer Moore Unpacks Unemployment Insurance Obligations for Employers
The Coffee Break webinar series is hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group to help businesses navigate L&E issues during COVID-19. During the July 9 program, Partner Kristin Bremer Moore spoke about employer obligations…
Blerina Kotori Talks Workplace Enforcement of Masks, Health Checks, and Contact Tracing
Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group continued its coffee break webinar series with a program featuring partner Blerina Kotori, focused on questions about the workplace enforcement of masks, health checks, and contact tracing.
Tonkon Torp Explains PPP EZ Forgiveness Application and New Guidance
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Business Department hosted a webinar to share information on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) EZ Forgiveness Application and other new guidance on the PPP. The program was moderated by Partner Drea Schmidt and…
Tonkon Torp Business Department Unpacks Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act
Tonkon Torp attorneys hosted a roundtable discussion on the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (Flexibility Act) and how it has changed the terms and timelines for PPP loans. The program was moderated by Jeff Cronn, Co-Chair of the firm’s…