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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.
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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.
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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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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Clay Creps Leads Talk on Navigating Political Expression in the Workplace

The Coffee Break webinar series, hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate L&E issues as they reopen their business. During the June 18 program, Clay Creps explored…
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Tonkon Torp Webinar Provides Guidance to Nonprofit Board Members Serving in a Pandemic

Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to help nonprofit board members navigate their service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shouka Rezvani, Chair of the firm’s Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Entities Practice Group, moderated the conversation with business law…
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Parna Mehrbani Moderates Keynote Session at Portland Business Alliance Annual Meeting

During the 2020 Portland Business Alliance annual meeting, held virtually on June 9, Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani moderated a conversation with keynote speaker John Hassell, the Sr. VP and Editorial Director of Advance Local, one of the largest…
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Frank Weiss Discusses COVID-19 Insurance Claims for Mediation Podcast

Tonkon Torp attorney Frank Weiss was a featured panelist on the April 28 podcast presented by Schulwolf Mediation. The episode focused on insurance coverage for COVID-19 claims.
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Ferdie Ruplin Provides PPP Loan Forgiveness Update for Allium Financial Advisors

Tonkon Torp attorney Ferdie Ruplin was the guest speaker at a June 4 webinar providing updates on the various programs available through the CARES Act. The webinar was hosted by Allium Financial Advisors.
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L&E Attorneys Examine the New Normal of Telecommuting

The Coffee Break webinar series, hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate L&E issues as they reopen their business. During the May 28 program, Clay Creps and Megan…
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Tonkon Attorneys Help Businesses Prepare for PPP Loan Forgiveness

Partners Jeff Cronn and Drea Schmidt hosted a webinar on May 22 to help businesses navigate the most recent guidance for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness.
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Tonkon Torp L&E Coffee Break Looks at the ADA and COVID-19

The Coffee Break webinar series, hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate L&E issues related to reopening their business. The May 21 session, featuring partners Bob…
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David Forman Lays out a COVID-19 Playbook for PBJ Thought Leadership Podcast

Tonkon Torp partner David Forman was the featured guest for the May 7 episode of the Portland Business Journal’s Thought Leadership Podcast. The episode lays out a CEO playbook for navigating a thoughtful COVID-19 response.
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