Immigration Attorneys Speak at Global Practices Special Interest Group Meeting

Alan Perkins, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt spoke to the Global Practices Special Interest Group of PHRMA (Portland Human Resources Management Association) at its February 10 meeting. The three attorneys discussed the role of the human…
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Immigration Practice Group Sponsors International Film Festival

Tonkon Torp's Immigration practice group contributed to the Oregon State Bar International Law Section's sponsorship of the Portland International Film Festival (PIFF). The festival ran from February 5 to February 21.
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Perkins Chairs International Law Section Executive Committee

Alan Perkins is the new chair of the International Law Section Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar. He previously served as treasurer, secretary, and chair-elect of the committee.
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U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Ranks Tonkon Torp in Many Practice Areas

The newly-released U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers 2015 edition of the “Best Law Firms” gives Tonkon Torp national ranking for five practice areas. The firm was again named among the nation’s best for Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law…
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Mike Morgan Discusses Law Industry for Oregon Business Magazine

Mike Morgan was one of two attorneys interviewed in Oregon Business Magazine for their recent "Powerlist: Law Firms" article. Oregon Business writer Kim Moore spoke with Mike about Tonkon Torp, litigation, trends in immigration law, and new, growing…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors AILA Gala

Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Gala on October 23. Turid Owren worked to fill Tonkon's table and attended the event along with clients, and eight members of the firm's Immigration department.
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Tonkon Torp Immigration Practice Expands

Melina LaMorticella has joined the Business Immigration practice group at Tonkon Torp LLP. Prior to joining Tonkon Torp, she practiced immigration law for several years at a boutique firm in Portland. LaMorticella represents regional and…
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Best Lawyers in America® 2015 Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to Prestigious List

Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 40 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. All of them have been named to the list at least once before, and many of them have been recognized for a number of…
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Turid Owren Speaks on Panel at Annual Immigration Conference

Turid Owren, who leads Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration Practice Group, was a panel participant at the annual conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in Boston last month. Three speakers addressed the topic of "Top…
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Seven Tonkon Torp Practices Recognized in 2014 by Chambers USA

Seven Tonkon Torp practice groups have earned recognition in the newly released 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
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Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk Present at PSU

Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk gave a presentation to Portland State University international students on May 14. This is the third successive year the PSU Office of International Affairs - International Student Services has invited the Tonkon Torp…
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Immigration Practice Group Sponsors International Film Festival

Tonkon Torp's Immigration practice group contributed to the Oregon State Bar International Law Section's sponsorship of the Portland International Film Festival (PIFF). The festival ran from February 6 to February 22. Alan Perkins, treasurer for the…
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21 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients

Twenty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas have been named leaders in their field for the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors AILA Oregon Gala

Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the November 6 benefit gala held by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) of Oregon. Tonkon's Immigration Practice Group managed the sponsorship while group chair Turid Owren worked to fill the table…
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U.S. News “Best Law Firms” Ranks Tonkon Torp Nationally in Five Practice Areas

Although located in a mid-sized market for legal services, Tonkon Torp is consistently ranked among the country’s best law firms in a number of practice areas. According to the newly-released U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers 2013-2014 edition of…
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Tonkon Torp's Lawyers Address the Latest State and Federal Employment-Related Legislation and Rules Changes

Tonkon Torp lawyers Haley Bjerk and Kristin Bremer Moore spoke at the 5th annual Labor & Employment Law Conference in Portland on October 25, 2013. The conference covered some of the thorniest areas of the law for lawyers, employers and human…
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Turid Owren Speaks at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Panel

Turid Owren was a panelist at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman Third Annual Conference on October 24, in Washington, DC. Turid's panel discussed the topic of "USCIS's Administrative Appeals Office: Progress and Possibilities."
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50 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America® 2014

Fifty Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 42 practice areas were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014. “We are honored to have more than half of the firm’s partners recognized by the larger legal community for their legal talent…
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Tonkon Torp Immigration Practice Earns Highest Rating From Chambers USA

The Business Immigration Practice at Tonkon Torp has earned top tier ranking in the newly released Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013 edition.
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Seven Tonkon Torp Practices Recognized by Chambers USA for 2013

Seven Tonkon Torp practice groups have earned recognition in the newly released Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013 edition. Acknowledged in the annual ranking were these practices: Corporate/M&A, Environmental & Natural…
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