Tonkon Torp Sponsors OHBA Award Dinner

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 21 Paul J. De Muniz Professionalism Award Dinner held by the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association. Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force organized the sponsorship.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Friends of the Children Bowl-a-Thon

On February 22, Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the Friends of the Children (FOTC) Bowl-a-Thon. The Bowl-a-Thon is an annual fundraiser supporting FOTC's mission of providing vulnerable children with a nurturing and sustained relationship with a…
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Sherrill Corbett Gives Business Sale Presentation

On February 19, Sherrill Corbett gave a presentation, organized by Key Bank, titled "Getting Your Ducks in a Row" to an audience of business owners. She discussed the business sale process, advising business owners on how to obtain and preserve the…
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Tonkon Torp Purchases Table at CEJ Lunch

Tonkon Torp purchased a table at the February 19 Annual Awards Luncheon held by the Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ). Darcy Norville, a CEJ board member, worked to fill Tonkon's table and attended along with nine other Tonkon attorneys.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Women in Environment

On February 19, Tonkon Torp hosted, and co-sponsored with AMEC, the Women in Environment networking group for a presentation by US Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, followed by a reception. Jeanette Schuster brought the event to Tonkon Torp.
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Erickson Reviews Trademark Law for Oregon State Bar Seminar

Chris Erickson presented an update on trademark law at a recent Oregon State Bar-hosted seminar titled, “Intellectual Property Review – Updates & Changes from 2013.” His presentation included a review of recent federal cases, proceedings of the…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors JRCLS Annual Conference

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the J. Reuben Clark Law Society's (JRCLS) 2014 Annual Conference held in Kansas City, Missouri from February 13 to February 15. Jeff Bradford attended the event - and organized Tonkon's sponsorship - as part of his role…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Portland Tax Forum

On February 13, Tonkon Torp hosted the Portland Tax Forum (PTF) for a breakfast board meeting. Gwen Griffith is on the PTF board of directors and brought the event to Tonkon. PTF is a nonprofit corporation whose goal is to provide nationally…
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Neuman Provides Review of Oregon Water Law to Legislators

Janet Neuman testified about Oregon water law to two Legislative committees last week. She was invited by the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources to present overviews of…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts JFCS Reception

Tonkon Torp hosted a reception for Jewish Family & Child Service (JFCS) on February 11. JFCS provides social services that improve the lives of adults, families and children in the Jewish and general communities. Michael Millender, a past president…
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Jackson Lewis Gives Art of Leadership Presentation

Jackson Lewis gave a presentation on February 6 to the Business for Culture and the Arts (BCA) Art of Leadership Program. Jackson discussed the legal responsibilities of nonprofit board members.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors Marathon Education Partners Event

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at Marathon Education Partners' Winter Gold fundraising event on February 1. Jeff Cronn, a board member and past chair of the organization, attended the event and organized the sponsorship. The mission of Marathon Education…
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Neuman Asked to Weigh in on Western Water Law Sustainability

Janet Neuman was one of a panel of respected water law experts asked by the Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future section to address the question of whether Western water law is sustainable to meet future water supply needs. Neuman’s January 15…
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Sherrill Corbett Gives M&A Presentation

On January 15, Sherrill Corbett led a Mergers & Acquisitions seminar along with Pragma Ventures at an event hosted by Key Bank. The seminar covered the business sale process, advising business owners on how to obtain and preserve the maximum value in…
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Griffith Updates CPAs on Recent Oregon Tax Court Cases

Tax attorney Gwendolyn Griffith was again a featured speaker at the annual Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) State and Local Tax Conference. Her January 10 presentation addressed recent Oregon Tax Court cases. Griffith has…
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Tonkon Torp’s Business Lawyers Address Confusion About Crowdfunding and General Solicitation Rules

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services practice group recently helped clients and other business people better understand how to take advantage of equity-based “crowdfunding” and general solicitation to raise capital without running…
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Tonkon sponsors Holiday Lunch honoring Women Judges

Tonkon was a sponsor of the 23rd annual holiday luncheon honoring women judges hosted by Queen's Bench on December 10.
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TiE Oregon PitchFest and Member Mixer

Jeff Woodcox, Leon Simson, Claire Brown and Drea Schmidt, all members of the firm's Entrepreneurial Services Group, attended The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Oregon's "PitchFest and Member Mixer" on December 10. The PitchFest is a recurring event in…
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Griffith Presents at OSB Taxation Section Program on Partnership Tax Allocations

Gwendolyn Griffith spoke to the Taxation Section of the Oregon State Bar at its Portland monthly luncheon series on November 21, 2013. Her topic was "Partnership Tax Allocations – Basic Principles and Current Topics."
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Diversity Task Force Hosts OMLA Holiday Meeting

Tonkon Torp's Diversity Task Force hosted the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA) for their annual holiday meeting and social on December 5.
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