Max Miller Provides Clarity on Sediment Site Cleanup

Max Miller Jr., of Tonkon Torp’s Environmental & Natural Resources practice group, provided an in-depth legal overview of cost allocation for contaminated sediment site cleanups to the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC). Max and his co…
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Gwen Griffith Discusses “Tax Messes” with OATC Members

Gwen Griffith recently gave an evening presentation to the Mid-Willamette Chapter of the Oregon Association of Tax Consultants entitled "Anatomy of a Tax Mess." In her talk, Gwen analyzed four real-life tax messes, exploring with the audience how…
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Gwen Griffith Addresses Key Estate Planning Topics

Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith was a guest speaker at a recent informational event, “Estate Planning and You,” hosted by Ameriprise Financial in downtown Portland. She addressed the key factors in good estate planning: making choices to implement…
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Gwen Griffith Addresses OASOTN

Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith, the director of the pro bono "CLiF Project" at Tonkon Torp, gave a workshop at the annual Oregon Adolescent Sex Offending Treatment Network (OASOTN) conference regarding relief from registration for juveniles. Her…
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Owen Blank and Gwen Griffith Provide Navigation Tools for Alternative Investments

Owen Blank and Gwen Griffith recently spoke at the Association of Public Pension Fund Auditors’ professional development conference in Portland, OR. Their presentation dove deep into the legal aspects of alternative investments such as hedge funds…
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Corbett Gordon Offers Youth Tips on Hiring/Firing Laws

At a recent event hosted by Tonkon Torp, Corbett Gordon spoke to a group of young adults from New Avenues for Youth about their legal rights and responsibilities in the world of work. Her presentation was part of the PAVE (Promoting Avenues to…
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Tonkon Torp Acknowledged at 2015 Drammy Awards

Tonkon Torp was acknowledged at the 2015 Drammy Awards on June 29 as a thank you for allowing the Drammy Committee to meet at Tonkon Torp. The mission of the Drammy Committee is to increase the attention paid to live theatre produced in Portland by…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Startup Weekend Latino

Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group sponsored the Portland Startup Weekend Latino event which ran June 26 through June 28. Portland Startup Weekend is a competition that brings together software developers, graphics designers, and…
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Information Privacy & Security Attorneys Host Compliance Professionals

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Information Privacy & Security Group recently hosted members affiliated with the Greater Portland Compliance Association for a seminar on cyber security. Tatiana Perry, Lauren Wallace and Eric Beach spoke to the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Educator Symposium

Tonkon Torp was a workshop sponsor at the Right Brain Initiative's "Imagine This!" creativity symposium for educators on June 16-18. Imagine This! helps classroom teachers, arts teachers, principals, curriculum directors, and teaching artists deepen…
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Janet Neuman Weighs in on Federal Water Policy Question

Janet Neuman was a panelist at the 33rd annual Water Law Conference hosted by the American Bar Association in Denver on June 4 and 5, 2015. She and other panelists discussed the question of whether there should be a federal water policy to address…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Club of Portland Golf Classic

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Oregon Club of Portland (OCOP) Golf Classic held at Pumpkin Ridge on June 8. Jessica Morgan, an OCOP board member, led Tonkon's involvement with the event. OCOP is a group of members united to promote and further the…
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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Attend BTA Anniversary Event

Kimberlee Stafford organized Tonkon Torp's participation at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance's (BTA) 25th Anniversary celebration and fundraiser auction on May 28. The BTA is a nonprofit membership organization working to promote bicycling and…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors FBA Dinner

On May 28, Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the Federal Bar Association's (FBA) annual awards dinner at the Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse. Chris Pallanch, a member of the Oregon Chapter of the FBA's board of directors, led Tonkon's involvement with the…
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Tonkon Torp Presents Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar

Lawyers in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group recently hosted human resource professionals and other business leaders at the firm’s annual employment law seminar. The event featured presentations on a variety of issues including…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jewish Family & Child Service Fundraiser

On May 19, Tonkon Torp sponsored the "Celebrating Our Caring Community" fundraiser luncheon put on by Jewish Family & Child Service (JFCS). Michael Millender, a JFCS board member, organized the sponsorship.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Celebrate Trade Event

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the Celebrate Trade Oregon International Business Awards and Consular Corp Gala on May 18. The proceeds from the gala go to the Oregon Consular Corps Scholarships Fund. The Oregon Consular Corps has served Oregon…
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Tonkon Torp Makes Donation at Friends of the Children "Friend Raiser"

Tonkon Torp made a donation to Friends of the Children (FOTC) at their annual "Friend Raiser" on May 14. The Friend Raiser is FOTC's signature event, attended by over 700 community and business leaders. This year's fundraiser brought in over $1.7…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PICA's TADA! Gala

Tonkon Torp was a "Champion" sponsor at the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art's (PICA) TADA! Benefit Gala on May 16. Kristin Bremer Moore, Secretary of PICA's board of trustees and a member of PICA's executive committee, organized Tonkon's…
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Tonkon Torp Co-sponsors TiE Angel Lunch at CENTRL

Tonkon Torp co-sponsored a TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) lunch with Geffen Mesher, featuring serial entrepreneur and angel investor David Rose. The lunch was held May 13 at Tonkon Torp's new space at CENTRL Office in the Pearl District.
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