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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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."
Tonkon Torp’s Business Lawyers Provide Update on Private Placement Rules
At a recent meeting of the Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section, Tonkon Torp lawyers Tom Palmer and Drea Schmidt presented the latest information on the SEC’s new rules permitting general solicitation in connection with private placements…
Tonkon Torp Hosts the WSU Foundation for Undergraduate Luncheon
Tonkon Torp hosted the WSU Foundation for a luncheon with WSU undergraduate business students on November 25. Ted Herzog, a WSU Foundation trustee board member, gave a presentation to the attendees.