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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…
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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.
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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.
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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…
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Abby Landon Speaks at OSB Advanced Estate Planning Seminar

Tonkon Torp partner Abby Landon was a faculty speaker at the June 14 Advanced Estate Planning seminar hosted by the Oregon State Bar.
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Abby Landon Explores Community Property at Connecticut Legal Conference

Tonkon Torp partner Abby Landon led an estate planning session at the Connecticut Legal Conference, presented by the Connecticut Bar Association. Abby’s talk focused on breaking down the two property systems in the U.S. that apply to married couples…
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Haley Morrison Explores Discovery at OSB L&E Boot Camp

Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison spoke at the Fifth Annual Labor and Employment Law Boot Camp organized by the Oregon State Bar. Along with a local plaintiff's lawyer, Haley led a session on discovery, which included practical and tactical…
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Startup Jill-of-All-Trades Robin Jones Leads June Tonkon Talk

Robin Jones, CEO of Monsoon, Inc., and a noted Portland-based startup Jill-of-All-Trades, was the featured guest at the June 5 Tonkon Talk.
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Parna Mehrbani Speaks About IP for Food Industry Startups

On May 15, Tonkon Torp hosted the second session of the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network’s Angel Food Education series. Attorneys Tyler Harkness and David Forman emceed the event and welcomed 45 food industry entrepreneurs who are participating in OEN’s…
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Jeff Cronn Leads Conversation on Non-Family Board Members for OSU

Tonkon Torp attorney Jeff Cronn led a session on the value of outside board members for family business owners at a recent “Family Business 360” event, hosted by the Austin Family Business Program of Oregon State University.
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Annual L&E Law Update Prepares Employers for the Ultimate Game

Attorneys from the Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment and Business Immigration practice groups hosted their annual Employment Law Update at the Oregon Zoo for 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders.
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Tyler Harkness Speaks to PSU Students about ICOs

Tonkon Torp attorney Tyler Harkness was a guest speaker for a blockchain seminar offered by Portland State University. Tyler spoke to graduate students about the evolution of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and related federal and state securities laws…
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Environmental & Natural Resources Group Organizes SOLVE IT Earth Day Cleanup Project

Jeanette Schuster, Janet Neuman, and Elizabeth Goodman volunteered during the 30th annual statewide SOLVE IT for Earth Day cleanup initiative.
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