Tonkon Torp Attorneys Cover Key Topics at Immigration Law Conference

On March 17 and 18, three attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration practice spoke at the 2016 NW Regional Immigration Law Conference held in Seattle. Melany Savitt spoke about alternatives to H-1B cap-subject petitions while Kwang-yi Ger…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEN Angel Oregon Showcase

Tonkon's Entrepreneurial Services practice group was a sponsor at the Oregon Entrepreneurial Network (OEN) Angel Oregon Showcase on April 13. The Showcase brings together over 300 investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders to get a sneak peek at…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors B'nai B'rith Camp Fundraiser

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at B'nai B'rith Camp's April 9 dinner and fundraiser. The sponsorship was organized by Bruce Berning. B'nai B'rith Camp is a Jewish community camp, serving children and adults of all ages and various denominations.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Summit 420

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Summit 420 event held by Young President's Organization (YPO) April 7-10 in Portland. The summit covered every aspect of the burgeoning cannabis industry, from investment opportunities to advances in extraction and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Third Rail Repertory Electric Production

Tonkon Torp sponsored Third Rail Repertory Theatre's production The New Electric Ballroom. Ava Schoen, a member of the Third Rail board of directors, organized the sponsorship. The production ran from April 8 through April 30.
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Tonkon Talk Navigates Website Law

Tonkon Torp intellectual property attorneys Chris Erickson and Eric Beach led a "Tonkon Talk" on April 6 on the basics of website law for start-ups. Their presentation covered how intellectual property impacts website creation and maintenance…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Northwest Bankruptcy Institute

Tonkon Torp's Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice group was a reception sponsor at the 29th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, held April 8-9 in Seattle, WA. The institute was co-sponsored by the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors OEC Presentation

Jan Neuman organized Tonkon Torp's sponsorship of the Oregon Environmental Council's (OEC) April 7 program "Transportation: A Fork in the Road." Jeanette Schuster and David Rabbino both attended the event, along with a guest each. The OEC is a…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Human Solutions Auction and Gala

Tonkon Torp sponsored Human Solutions' annual auction and gala held on April 2. Jon Stride organized Tonkon's participation with the auction. Founded in 1988, Human Solutions works to help low-income and homeless families and individuals gain self…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women in Environment Networking Event

Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group hosted Women in Environment (WiE) for their annual spring networking event on March 31. Jeanette Schuster, who is on the board of WiE, led Tonkon's involvement with the event, which was…
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Tom Palmer and Jessica Morgan Delve into Crowdfunding Portals

In advance of new equity crowdfunding rules coming in May 2016, Tom Palmer and Jessica Morgan held a presentation at Tonkon Torp’s Portland office on March 16 to various fundraising technology and software companies about equity crowdfunding portal…
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Steven Wilker Honored by ACLU of Oregon

Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker was one of three attorneys honored by the ACLU of Oregon at their annual Liberty Dinner on February 26. In the 60 year history of the ACLU of Oregon, only three of its cases have been taken all the way to the U.S…
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Tonkon Talk Covers Employee Handbook Fundamentals

Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment lawyers Clay Creps and Haley Miller Morrison covered employee handbooks in the March 2 Tonkon Talk. During their presentation, they explained why all employers — including small companies and start-ups — need handbooks…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 OWLS Awards Dinner

On March 11, Tonkon Torp was a Platinum Sponsor at the Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner, held at the Portland Art Museum by Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS). Sarah Einowski, who is on the Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner Committee, organized Tonkon's participation…
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Haley Morrison Organizes Shamrock Run Team

Haley Morrison organized a team for the March 13 Shamrock Run, inviting fellow Tonkon runners to participate. For every registrant to Haley's team, $5 of the registration fee was donated directly to Playworks, where Haley serves on the board of…
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Jackson Lewis Speaks at Art of Leadership Program

On March 9, Jackson Lewis gave a presentation on the "Legal Duties of Nonprofit Directors" to participants in the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) Art of Leadership Program. Jackson's presentation offered a summary of the basic duties of…
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Jon Stride and David Petersen Share Vice to Nice Case Study

Jon Stride and David Petersen presented their "Vice to Nice" case study on February 16 to a professional women's networking group. The transaction at the heart of the presentation was the development of Human Solution's new emergency family housing…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 Power of the Purse Fundraiser

On March 4, Tonkon Torp was a sponsor for the seventh consecutive year at Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest's annual "Power of the Purse" auction. Turid Owren has been a Girls Inc board member since 2012.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2016 Classic Wine Auction

Tonkon Torp was a Cru sponsor at the 32nd Annual Classic Wine Auction on March 5. Steven Wilker attended and coordinated the sponsorship in his capacity as a Metropolitan Family Services (MFS) board member.
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Jeff Bradford Moderates Conversation with Judge Hernandez

Jeff Bradford was moderator at the Federal Bar Association (FBA) Young Lawyers Division's "Conversation with Judge Hernandez" lunch on March 8. The Honorable Marco Hernandez, United States District Judge for the District of Oregon, spoke about his…
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