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Melina LaMorticella Joins UO Town Hall in Support of International Students

Tonkon Torp Business Immigration partner Melina LaMorticella participated in a virtual town hall hosted by University of Oregon President Michael Schill to help international students navigate this time of crisis and change.
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Chambers USA Names 20 Tonkon Torp Attorneys in 2020 Ranking

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 20 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas in its 2020 USA Guide. Eighteen of the Tonkon Torp attorneys named have been previously ranked by Chambers.
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Melina LaMorticella and Melany Savitt Review 2020 H-1B Season for AILA Oregon

Tonkon Torp partners Melina LaMorticella and Melany Savitt led a CLE program for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Oregon chapter on the 2020 H-1B lottery season. The attorneys reviewed the competitive H-1B program from both the…
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Immigration Group Speaks to International Students at Reed College

On February 11, Turid Owren, Melany Savitt, and Erika Robles Jones spoke to international students at Reed College about their options for U.S. employment after they graduate. They reviewed optional practical training, the process for obtaining an H…
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Tonkon Torp Immigration Attorneys Brief Employers on the 2020 H-1B Cap Season

On February 6, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Immigration Practice Group held a briefing for employers to help them prepare for the upcoming H-1B Cap season. Attorneys Melina LaMorticella, Turid Owren, Alan Perkins, and Melany Savitt led a program that…
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Tonkon Torp Announces Three New Partners

Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Claire Brown, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt to the partnership, effective January 1, 2020.
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Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2020 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2020 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for six business law service categories including Land Use & Zoning Law, Securities Regulation, Commercial…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Employers for Worksite Enforcement Business Immigration Briefing

Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted their annual business immigration briefing for employers focusing on worksite enforcement by ICE, DOL, and USCIS.
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2020 List for Best Lawyers in America® Includes 48 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Forty-eight Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. A majority of attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and most have been recognized for more than five…
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Annual L&E Law Update Prepares Employers for the Ultimate Game

Attorneys from the Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment and Business Immigration practice groups hosted their annual Employment Law Update at the Oregon Zoo for 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders.
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Chambers USA Names 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys in 2019 Ranking

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 23 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas in its 2019 USA Guide.
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Melany Savitt Discusses PERM for NW Immigration Law Conference

Melany Savitt was a featured speaker at the NW Regional Immigration Law Conference on February 14 at Seattle University School of Law. Melany's session was entitled "Advanced PERM and PERM-Based I-140 Issues."
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Business Immigration Attorneys Host Annual Employer Briefing

On December 7, Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted their annual year-end briefing for employers to review business immigration changes in 2018 and forecasts for 2019.
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November Tonkon Talk Focuses on Business Immigration for Startups

At the November 7 Tonkon Talk, attorneys from the firm’s Business Immigration Practice Group introduced business immigration issues that impact entrepreneurs, startups, and technology companies.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 AILA Oregon Gala

Led by our Immigration Practice Group, Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor at the 2018 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Oregon Gala on November 1. All immigration attorneys and three paralegals attended the event along with Stephanie…
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Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2019 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2019 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for six business law service categories including Land Use & Zoning Law, Securities Regulation, Commercial…
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Employers for Business Immigration Briefing

On September 14, Tonkon Torp immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt, along with labor and employment attorney Blerina Kotori, hosted an in-depth business immigration briefing for employers. The program…
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Best Lawyers in America® Names 51 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2019 List

Fifty-one Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 41 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. Nearly all attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and have been recognized for more than five years
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Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar Showcases HR Superpowers

On May 10, attorneys from the Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment and Business Immigration practice groups hosted their annual Employment Law Seminar at the Oregon Zoo for nearly 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders. The 2018…
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Chambers USA Names 20 Tonkon Torp Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has named 20 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas as leaders in their field for 2018. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on interviews with clients and…
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