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Drew Hagedorn Moderates Keynote Panel for AGC Annual Meeting
Tonkon Torp partner Drew Hagedorn moderated the opening keynote panel at the annual business meeting of the Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter. The panel, "Oregon’s New Political Landscape: What Does it Mean for Our Industry in…
Tonkon Talks Provides a Roadmap for CA Consumer Privacy Act
The February 6 Tonkon Talk guided business owners through the pending implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which passed in 2018. Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach provided background on the legislation, explained how broadly…
Kristin Bremer Moore Speaks at NW Agriculture Show
Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore led a seminar on wage and hour issues in agriculture at the Northwest Agriculture Show. After reviewing the rules laid out in the Fair Standards Labor Act (FLSA), and the Oregon and Washington wage and hour…
A New Year of Tonkon Talks Kicks Off with Discussion on Business Scaling
At the January 9 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group hosted Deepa Seshan, President of Kindle Consulting LLC. Her talk focused on helping startups scale up in a supportable manner.
Rocky Dallum Speaks at SEDCOR Forum
On January 9, Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum provided a legislative preview at the Strategic Economic Development Corporation (SEDCOR) forum. Oregon’s 80th Legislative Session convenes on January 22. Rocky reviewed the major issues being proposed…
Business Immigration Attorneys Host Annual Employer Briefing
On December 7, Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted their annual year-end briefing for employers to review business immigration changes in 2018 and forecasts for 2019.
Tonkon Hosts Seminar for Women Business Leaders
On November 28, Tonkon Torp co-hosted “Thrive,” a seminar for women business leaders, with KeyBank and Geffen Mesher. The annual seminar was attended by over 100 women who hold leadership positions in area businesses. The program featured a panel…
Parna Mehrbani Speaks at OSB Professionalism Seminar
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was a panelist at "Professionalism 2018: What If I’m That Person?" a seminar offered by the Oregon State Bar Professionalism Commission. The program featured three panels composed of attorneys, judges, and…
Haley Morrison Speaks at Nonprofit Association of Oregon on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
On November 15, Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison co-led a workshop for the Nonprofit Association of Oregon regarding sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace
Darian Stanford Talks Lotteries at Global Gaming Expo
Tonkon Torp attorney Darian Stanford was a featured panelist at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) held in Las Vegas. The panel, International Masters of Gaming Law Masterclass on Lotteries, discussed the latest developments in lotteries around the world…
Caroline Harris Crowne Shares Complex Trial Experience at OSB CLE
On November 14, Tonkon Torp partner Caroline Harris Crowne spoke on a panel that offered an in-depth look into the complex proceedings of a seven-week federal criminal jury trial involving executives from the former Bank of Oswego. Caroline served as…
November Tonkon Talk Focuses on Business Immigration for Startups
At the November 7 Tonkon Talk, attorneys from the firm’s Business Immigration Practice Group introduced business immigration issues that impact entrepreneurs, startups, and technology companies.
Frank Weiss Covers Insurance Fundamentals at Northwest Insurance Law Seminar
Tonkon Torp litigation attorney Frank Weiss was a featured faculty member at the October 25 Northwest Insurance Law seminar. Frank presented a comprehensive “Insurance 101” overview. His talk covered insurance fundamentals, including: nuts and bolts…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Share Magical Estate Planning Lessons from the World of Harry Potter
On October 24, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Estate Planning Practice Group cast a spell during an engaging program that delivered valuable estate planning lessons through scenarios featuring the beloved characters and families from the Harry Potter…
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses National Labor Relations Act
On October 19, Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore was a featured panelist at the Oregon State Bar Labor & Employment Section's annual seminar. Her panel was titled, "NLRA: Don't Step In It - What You Need to Know About Labor Law to Represent…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Speak at TiE Startup Bootcamp
On October 17, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services and Labor & Employment practice groups spoke to Oregon startups at the TiE Oregon Bootcamp.
Abby Landon Reviews International Estate Planning
Tonkon Torp partner Abby Landon shared her expertise on international estate planning with members of the Eugene Estate Planning Council on September 18. During the presentation, Abby broke down how federal transfer tax is applied to noncitizen…
IP Attorneys Host Briefing to Help Companies Navigate Social Media and Website Pitfalls
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property Practice Group hosted a breakfast briefing on September 27 to help companies identify and navigate the legal pitfalls that litter the social media and website marketing landscape.
Tonkon Talks on Accelerating Growth on a Shoestring Budget
At the October 3 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Group hosted Kasey Jones, founder of, and Growth Strategist with, A Better Jones. The program focused on helping startups get bigger marketing ROI from limited budgets
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Lead Education Meeting for Greater Portland Compliance Association
On September 20, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services & Investment Management and Corporate Finance & Transactions practice groups hosted CCO's from investment advisers and broker dealers for the Greater Portland Compliance Association…