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Danica Hibpshman Helps Guide OLCC Regulatory Framework Updates
In July 2020, Tonkon Torp attorney Danica Hibpshman was appointed to a newly convened OLCC Regulatory/Legislative Advisory Committee for the cannabis industry. The committee was created to review existing cannabis regulations and formulate policy…
To Sell or Not To Sell: M&A Prospects in Late 2020 and Beyond
Partners from Tonkon Torp’s Business and Bankruptcy Departments hosted a webinar on October 15 to look at M&A prospects and strategies for late 2020 and beyond. The panel was moderated by Sherrill Corbett and featured Claire Brown, Tim Conway, and…
U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication Ranks 37 Tonkon Torp Practice Areas for 2021
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2021 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for five business law categories and is top-ranked in the metropolitan Portland market in 37 practice areas.
James Hein Honored with MBA Pro Bono Award of Merit
On October 14, Tonkon Torp Partner James Hein was honored with the 2020 Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) Pro Bono Award of Merit. The award was presented at the virtual MBA Annual Meeting to five lawyers whose efforts and community spirit have made a…
Adam Adkin Shares Entity Formation Strategies with New Attorneys
On September 17, Tonkon Torp attorney Adam Adkin led a CLE on entity formation for the Advising Oregon Businesses series hosted by the Multnomah Bar Association for its New Lawyers Bar Section. Drawing from his extensive experience working with…
Kate Roth Joins Tonkon Torp from U.S. Tax Court
Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes Kate Roth to the firm as an associate in its Tax and Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits practice groups. Roth joins the firm from the United States Tax Court where she was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable…
Nine Rising Tonkon Torp Attorneys Included on 2021 “Ones to Watch” List
Nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing nine practice groups have been honored in Best Lawyers' inaugural Ones to Watch directory. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is a peer-review honor focused on acknowledging attorneys who have been in private practice…
Best Lawyers in America® Includes 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys on 2021 List
Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 36 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021. A majority of attorneys have been named to the peer-review list in past years, and most have been recognized for more…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Speak to Startups at Virtual TiE XL Bootcamp Session
Tonkon Torp attorneys Tyler Harkness, Parna Mehrbani, and Kristin Bremer Moore were instructors at the June virtual sessions of the TIE XL Bootcamp. The Bootcamp provides opportunities for a cohort of entrepreneurs to connect with experts in the…
DENNIS Uniform Repurposes Bolts of Plaid Fabric Into PPE
Generations of private-school families around the country are familiar with the expert tailoring offered by DENNIS Uniform, one of the nation’s leading school uniform makers. Early in March, the long-term Tonkon Torp client directed their expertise…
Tonkon Torp Explains PPP EZ Forgiveness Application and New Guidance
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Business Department hosted a webinar to share information on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) EZ Forgiveness Application and other new guidance on the PPP. The program was moderated by Partner Drea Schmidt and…
26 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2020 Super Lawyers Lists
Twenty-six Tonkon Torp attorneys in nine practice areas have been included in the 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Tonkon Torp partner and bankruptcy authority Albert N. Kennedy has been once again recognized on the Top 50 list of…
Tonkon Torp Business Department Unpacks Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act
Tonkon Torp attorneys hosted a roundtable discussion on the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (Flexibility Act) and how it has changed the terms and timelines for PPP loans. The program was moderated by Jeff Cronn, Co-Chair of the firm’s…
Pilot House Distilling Navigates Hand Sanitizer Production
First responders and essential workers in Clatsop County were the first recipients of Pilot House Distilling’s 160-proof hand sanitizer, made to the specifications of the World Health Organization. Owned by Tonkon Torp client Buoy Beer, the…
Ferdie Ruplin Provides PPP Loan Forgiveness Update for Allium Financial Advisors
Tonkon Torp attorney Ferdie Ruplin was the guest speaker at a June 4 webinar providing updates on the various programs available through the CARES Act. The webinar was hosted by Allium Financial Advisors.
David Forman Lays out a COVID-19 Playbook for PBJ Thought Leadership Podcast
Tonkon Torp partner David Forman was the featured guest for the May 7 episode of the Portland Business Journal’s Thought Leadership Podcast. The episode lays out a CEO playbook for navigating a thoughtful COVID-19 response.
Mick Harris Moderates Judicial Candidate Forum for American Constitution Society
Tonkon Torp attorney Mick Harris moderated a virtual forum for the five candidates running for a rare open bench on the Multnomah County Circuit Court. The forum was hosted by the Oregon Lawyers Chapter of the American Constitution Society.
Tonkon Torp Holds Pandemic Primer Webinar for Oregon Cannabis Businesses
Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to help guide cannabis businesses through the unique challenges that the cannabis industry faces due to COVID-19. The panel featured attorneys Danica Hibpshman, Jessica Morgan, Ferdie Ruplin, and David Petersen. Alex…
Ferdie Ruplin Looks at COVID Legal Issues for TiE Oregon Panel
Tonkon Torp attorney Ferdie Ruplin was a featured panelist on a webinar looking at COVID from a legal perspective. The webinar was hosted by TiE Oregon as part of its COVID Survival Series. Ferdie spoke about the CARES Act and loans available through…
Tonkon Torp Webinar Encourages Businesses to Prepare to Thrive in COVID-19 Recovery
Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to provide businesses with strategies to navigate the current COVID-19 environment while also strategically positioning a business for recovery and long-term viability. The panel of speakers featured partners Jeff Cronn…