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Drew Hagedorn Gives Post-Election Political Forecast to NAIOP
On January 26, Tonkon Torp partner Drew Hagedorn provided a political forecast for NAOIP Oregon, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.
Kate Roth is a Featured Panelist at 2021 ABA Midyear Tax Meeting
On January 26, Tonkon Torp attorney Kate Roth was a featured panelist at the Virtual 2021 Midyear Tax Meeting hosted by the American Bar Association.
Parna Mehrbani Talks Imposter Syndrome for Oregon District Attorneys
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was a panelist in the virtual forum, “Making the Case to Yourself: Identifying and Overcoming Imposter Syndrome,” held on December 18 by the Oregon District Attorneys Association.
Business Immigration Attorneys Hold Encore of Popular Year-End Employer Briefing
On December 10, Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted an encore presentation of their Annual Immigration Update for employers to review changes and challenges in business…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Speak to Startups at December TiE XL Boot Camp
On December 9, Tonkon Torp attorneys Tyler Harkness, Parna Mehrbani, and Clay Creps were instructors for the virtual TIE XL Boot Camp. The boot camp provides opportunities for a cohort of entrepreneurs to connect with experts in the startup community…
Josh Smith Joins M&A Discussion Hosted by Technology Association of Oregon
On December 2, Tonkon Torp Partner Josh Smith was a featured panelist for the virtual event, M&A Trends and Best Practices – Navigating the New Normal, hosted by the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO).
Bob Koch Moderates Annual U.S. Supreme Court Review/Preview for OSB
On November 13, Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Koch moderated the Annual United States Supreme Court Review/Preview hosted by the Oregon State Bar's Constitutional Law Section. The program featured guest speaker Professor Pamela Karlan, one of the nation’s…
Business Immigration Attorneys Host Year-End Employer Briefing
On November 12, Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted their Annual Immigration Update for employers. The briefing covered changes in and challenges for business immigration…
Labor & Employment Attorneys Brief Employers on New OSHA COVID-19 Rules
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group have delivered a series of alerts and webinars to help employers navigate the newly released OSHA COVID-19 Rule. The Rule was adopted on November 6 and went into effect on November 16…
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…