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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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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.
Tonkon Torp L&E Coffee Break Smooths Out Thorny Leave Laws
The May 14 session of the Tonkon Coffee Break webinar series addressed thorny leave issues related to COVID-19. The Coffee Break series, hosted by Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate…
Tonkon Torp L&E Coffee Break Series Helps Businesses Prepare to Reopen
On May 7, Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group launched the Tonkon Coffee Break webinar series to help businesses navigate critical legal considerations as they prepare to reopen and operate in the “new normal” of COVID-19.
Mick Harris Moderates Judicial Candidate Forum for American Constitution Society
Tonkon Torp attorney Mick Harris moderated a virtual forum for the five candidates running for a rare open bench on the Multnomah County Circuit Court. The forum was hosted by the Oregon Lawyers Chapter of the American Constitution Society.
Financial Services Attorneys Host COVID-19 Impact Webinar for Investment Advisors
Tonkon Torp Financial Services attorneys Jessica Morgan, Christopher Pallanch and Jarell Hunt hosted a webinar for investment advisors and private fund managers to explore how COVID-19 has impacted regulations, compliance requirements, examinations…
Tonkon Torp Webinar Shares How COVID-19 has Changed the Investor Landscape
On May 5, Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar focused on how investors are responding to the pandemic, and how emerging companies can find capital in this unpredictable environment. The webinar was moderated by Brenda Meltebeke, Chair of Tonkon Torp's…
Tonkon Torp Holds Pandemic Primer Webinar for Oregon Cannabis Businesses
Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to help guide cannabis businesses through the unique challenges that the cannabis industry faces due to COVID-19. The panel featured attorneys Danica Hibpshman, Jessica Morgan, Ferdie Ruplin, and David Petersen. Alex…
Ferdie Ruplin Looks at COVID Legal Issues for TiE Oregon Panel
Tonkon Torp attorney Ferdie Ruplin was a featured panelist on a webinar looking at COVID from a legal perspective. The webinar was hosted by TiE Oregon as part of its COVID Survival Series. Ferdie spoke about the CARES Act and loans available through…
Tonkon Torp Webinar Encourages Businesses to Prepare to Thrive in COVID-19 Recovery
Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to provide businesses with strategies to navigate the current COVID-19 environment while also strategically positioning a business for recovery and long-term viability. The panel of speakers featured partners Jeff Cronn…
Christopher Morehead Talks FFCRA Emergency Leave Options for Craft Beverage Industry
Tonkon Torp attorney Christopher Morehead was a featured guest for a webinar program on emergency leave for craft beverage businesses hosted by The Oregon Brewers Guild, B.I.N.G., and The Caputo Group.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Webinar to Answer Top L&E Questions During COVID-19
On Friday, April 10, Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to address frequently asked questions about employment law and workplace practices during COVID. The program featured partners Clay Creps and Blerina Kotori from Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment…