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Tonkon Torp Hosts Forum on Courage for Women Business Leaders
Tonkon Torp co-hosted “Start with Courage,” an event for women entrepreneurs, with KeyBank and Geffen Mesher. The annual event, which was emceed by Tonkon Torp Partner Anna Sortun, was attended by over 150 women who hold founder and leadership…
Gwen Griffith Talks Capital Accounts at IRS/Practitioners Forum
Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith presented at the October 31, 2019 IRS/Practitioners Forum program hosted by the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section, the Oregon Society of CPAs, and the IRS.
Parna Mehrbani Covers Professionalism with the Deschutes County Bar Association
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani spoke to members of the Deschutes County Bar Association on the topic of professionalism.
Rachel Atchison and Michael Millender Review Opportunity Zones for OSB Securities Regulation Section
Rachel Atchison and Michael Millender provided an overview of Opportunity Zone tax incentives at the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section Annual Meeting.
Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani Host Seminar on Trademarks in the Cannabis Industry
Tonkon Torp partners Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani hosted a seminar on October 24 to discuss trademark issues specific to the cannabis industry. Their program included an introduction to the process of researching and obtaining trademark rights…
Gwen Griffith Reviews LLC Operating Agreements for OSB Broadbrush Taxation Event
Tonkon Torp partner Gwen Griffith was a featured speaker at the “Broadbrush Taxation: Tax Law for Non-Tax Lawyers” seminar hosted by the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section. The event was designed to help non-tax lawyers understand key tax issues.
Tonkon Talk Guides Startups Around Employment Law Pitfalls
The October Tonkon Talk provided startups with a roadmap for working with independent contractors. Kristin Bremer Moore, Chair of Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment Practice Group, broke down the differences between employees and independent…
Alex Tinker Presents at TiE Oregon Guide to Intersection of Health, Tech, and Cannabis
Alex Tinker was a featured speaker at the Guide to the Intersection of Health, Tech & Cannabis seminar hosted by TiE Oregon. He focused on the cannabis industry’s complex transition as it becomes regulated at the state level while still largely…
Michael Fletcher and Justin Denton Speak at Northwest Dealerships Seminar
Tonkon Torp partners Michael Fletcher and Justin Denton spoke at the 2019 Northwest Dealerships Seminar.
Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach Brief Businesses on California Consumer Privacy Act
Tonkon Torp attorneys Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach continued their series of briefings to introduce the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to the Portland business community. The CCPA is a sweeping consumer privacy law that goes into effect on…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Presents at Retreat for Female-led Cannabis Companies
Tonkon Torp attorneys Sherrill Corbett, Jessica Morgan, and Kristin Bremer Moore were featured speakers at Females to the Front, a retreat for women founders in the cannabis space hosted by The Initiative.
Parna Mehrbani Speaks to First Year Law Students about Professionalism
Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani spoke at the opening session of the Lewis & Clark Law School Foundations of Professional Practice class
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Hold Briefing for Greater Portland Compliance Association
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services & Investment Management and Labor & Employment practice groups provided a briefing for chief compliance officers for investment advisers and broker dealers.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Employers for Worksite Enforcement Business Immigration Briefing
Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted their annual business immigration briefing for employers focusing on worksite enforcement by ICE, DOL, and USCIS.
Portland Seed Fund Founder Jim Huston Leads September Tonkon Talk
The Fall Tonkon Talk series kicked off on September 4 with guest speaker Jim Huston, Co-Managing Director of the Portland Seed Fund. Jim drew from over 20 years of experience in early stage investing and advising to provide an overview of…
Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach Host California Consumer Privacy Act 2.0 Briefing
Tonkon Torp attorneys Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach hosted a follow up briefing on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA goes into effect on January 1, 2020 and will impact a significant number of businesses who do business in…
Parna Mehrbani Leads CLE on Professionalism to Umatilla County Bar Association
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani spoke to members of the Umatilla County Bar Association on the topic of professionalism.
Parna Mehrbani Presents California Consumer Privacy Act Overview to OSB Business Law Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Parna Mehrbani provided an overview of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) at a CLE hosted by the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section.
Tonkon Torp Presents Energy Innovation Award at Cultivation Classic Conference
Tonkon Torp partnered with the Resource Innovation Institute to present the inaugural Energy Innovation Award at the 2019 Cultivation Classic awards ceremony held on Saturday, May 18 in Portland.
Parna Mehrbani Speaks at APA Women’s Forum
Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani was a panelist at a Women’s Forum hosted by the Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association (OAPABA) and the Oregon Filipino Lawyers Association (OFALA). The panel of APA attorneys and judges held a conversation…