Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at Literary Arts Book Awards Ceremony

Tonkon Torp sponsored a table at the April 13 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony held by Literary Arts. Tom Palmer and Shouka Rezvani led Tonkon's involvement with the event, which celebrated the 30th anniversary of Literary Arts, as well as the newly…
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Tonkon Torp at PGE Diversity Summit

Ruth Betancourt, Danny Enroth, Max Miller, and Tyrone Washington, members of Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force, attended PGE's 2015 Diversity Summit on April 7. The summit brought together more than 1,000 members of the community to learn and share…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Entrepreneurs Event

Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group recently hosted an event for the TiE Oregon Pitch Club. “Your Startup’s Go-to-Market Strategy” featured remarks by Portland area venture capitalist Diane Fraiman, a partner at Voyager Capital…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Networking Event for Upcoming Law School Grads

Tonkon Torp and University of Oregon Law School recently co-hosted an after-work event to give soon-to-be UO Law grads an opportunity for informal networking with practicing attorneys in Portland. Litigation Associates Sarah Villanueva and…
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Claire Brown Volunteers for OWLS Book Drive

Claire Brown volunteered with Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) to help collect book donations for their Coffee Creek Book Drive. She was able to gather five banker boxes of books.
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Melina LaMorticella Discusses INA 204(I) at Immigration Law Conference

Melina LaMorticella was a presenter at the Annual Northwest Regional Immigration Law Conference held in Seattle, Washington. The conference, held March 19 and 20, was sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Melina's…
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Melany Savitt Presents at Northwest Immigration Law Conference

Melany Savitt was a presenter at the Annual Northwest Regional Immigration Law Conference held in Seattle, Washington March 19 and March 20. The conference was sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Melany discussed L-1…
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Tonkon Torp Holds Free Legal Clinic to Entrepreneurs

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group – Claire Brown, David Forman, Jay Huh, Leon Simson, and Lauren Wallace – held a free legal clinic at the Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC) in Beaverton on March 12, 2015. At…
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Alan Perkins Provides Update on Employment Based Immigration

Alan Perkins, a partner in Tonkon Torp’s Immigration Department, recently presented an update to the Oregon State Bar’s International Law, Business Law and Taxation Sections on Employment Based Immigration Law. The presentation explored issues…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Portland Workforce Alliance Breakfast

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the March 17 Portland Workforce Alliance (PWA) breakfast. Corbett Gordon, a member of the PWA board of directors, organized Tonkon's involvement with the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Roberts-Deiz Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a gold sponsor at the March 13 Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner, hosted by Oregon Women Lawyers. Sarah Villanueva, a member of the Roberts-Deiz Award Committee, organized Tonkon's attendance at the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors ALS Gala

Tonkon Torp was a bronze sponsor at the ALS Association's 2015 Dinner & Auction Gala on March 14. Established in 1985, the ALS Association works to fight ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) on every front.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors All Hands Raised Roast

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the 20th Annual Roast hosted by All Hands Raised on March 10. The mission of All Hands Raised is to champion education, equity, and excellence inside and outside of the classroom by mobilizing leadership, ideas, resources…
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Jeff Cronn and Claire Brown Discuss Oregon's New Crowdfunding Rule

Jeff Cronn, Chair of Tonkon Torp LLP's Business Department, and Claire Brown, a Tonkon Torp associate practicing in the areas of corporate law and securities, recently gave a presentation to the Oregon State Bar’s Securities Regulation and…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women Founders Forum Reception

Tonkon Torp and the Entrepreneurial Services practice group hosted Women Founders Forum in March 9. The women's entrepreneurial event was co-sponsored by TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs).
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Drea Schmidt & Claire Brown Give Primer on Oregon Community Public Offerings Legislation

During a recent gathering of the TiE Oregon Pitch Club, hosted at Tonkon Torp’s offices, attorneys Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke to entrepreneurs about the new Oregon Community Public Offerings legislation. Drea and Claire, members of the firm…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Power of the Purse Event

Tonkon Torp was a patron sponsor at the March 6 "Power of the Purse" fundraiser event held by Girls Inc. at the Portland Hilton. Turid Owren, a Girls Inc. board member, organized Tonkon's participation with the event.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Classic Wines Auction

Led by Steven Wilker, Tonkon Torp sponsored the Classic Wines Auction on March 7. More than 870 guests attended the auction and raised nearly $3.2 million to support children and families.
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Dan Skerritt Provides Insight in Oregon State Bar Master Class

Tonkon Torp trial lawyer Dan Skerritt participated in a Master Class session at the Oregon State Bar’s 22nd Annual Litigation Institute and Retreat. During the session, Learning from Top Litigators, Skerritt and his fellow panelists drew upon their…
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Gwen Griffith Updates CPAs and lawyers on Recent Tax Cases and Rulings

Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith recently was a guest speaker at two events that updated certified public accountants, lawyers, and other tax professionals on significant 2014 Federal and State tax cases and rulings. She spoke to about 100 attendees…
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