Drea Schmidt & Claire Brown Give Primer on Oregon Community Public Offerings Legislation

During a recent gathering of the TiE Oregon Pitch Club, hosted at Tonkon Torp’s offices, attorneys Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke to entrepreneurs about the new Oregon Community Public Offerings legislation. Drea and Claire, members of the firm…
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Palmer & Schmidt Discuss Private Offering Reforms, Including Crowdfunding

Tom Palmer and Drea Schmidt recently gave a presentation on 2013 reforms regarding private offerings, including crowdfunding, to audit and tax partners and managers at the accounting firm of Moss Adams LLP. The lawyers, members of Tonkon Torp’s…
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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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Tonkon Torp’s Corporate Finance Specialists Host Seminar for M&A Brokers

Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services and Investment Management practice group hosted a seminar on October 30 to explain new rules that help keep M&A brokers out of trouble and out of having to register as a broker-dealer. The seminar was led by Tom…
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Palmer Moderates Panel on Board Oversight of Expansion into Asia

Tom Palmer moderated a recent roundtable discussion on the particular challenges of board oversight of companies hoping to penetrate Asian markets. The event was presented by the Northwest chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors…
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5 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Portland Lawyers of the Year

Best Lawyers in America 2015 has named five attorneys from Tonkon Torp LLP as 2015 Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the peer review…
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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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2014 Super Lawyers Honors 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Twenty-three Tonkon Torp attorneys in 11 practice areas have been named to the national 2014 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, including three partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers…
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Palmer Discusses M&A Trends

Tom Palmer was one of three corporate finance attorneys from around the country invited to participate on a panel discussion of recent merger and acquisition trends. Palmer chairs Tonkon Torp’s Corporate Finance practice group and is also a member of…
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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…
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2013 Super Lawyers Honors 20 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Twenty Tonkon Torp attorneys have been named to the national 2013 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, including two senior partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers statewide.
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Greenman Offers Tips for Sales of Private Companies

At a recent event for owners of privately held companies, Tonkon Torp business lawyer Ronald L. Greenman discussed the importance of planning before and after the sale of a business.
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U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Ranks Tonkon Torp Nationally in Six Practice Areas

U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers has released its 2012-2013 edition of the "Best Law Firms" publication and has awarded Portland's Tonkon Torp LLP national ranking for six practice areas and Portland metropolitan area ranking for 38 of…
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Five Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn Designation as Portland Lawyers of the Year in Their Practice Specialties

Best Lawyers in America 2013® has named five attorneys from Tonkon Torp LLP as Portland Lawyer of the Year for their particular specialties. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year by the…
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Tonkon Torp Attorney Presents JOBS Act information for companies interested in Raising Capital

On September 19, Tonkon Torp corporate attorney Tom Palmer will discuss the 2012 JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act) and offer practical guidelines on how small businesses may be able use the Act to raise capital.
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Best Lawyers in America® Names 50 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2013 List

Lawyers from Tonkon Torp LLP continue to earn the high regard and professional respect of their peers and litigation adversaries. This year, 50 Tonkon Torp lawyers - well more than half of the firm's partners - were selected by their peers for…
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Palmer Discusses Key Issues for Directors

Tonkon Torp corporate attorney Thomas P. Palmer participated last week on a panel discussing Key Issues in 2012 for Public and Private Company Directors.
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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named 2012 Portland Lawyer of the Year in Three Practice Specialties

Best Lawyers' 2012 Lawyers of the Year has named three partners from Tonkon Torp LLP as Portland Best Lawyer of the Year for their particular specialties. Albert N. Kennedy was recognized as Litigation - Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year. Michael…
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Tonkon Torp Lawyers Honored for Sunwest Turnaround

Tonkon Torp attorneys Albert N. Kennedy and Kenneth D. Stephens will be honored later this month for their work on the turnaround of Sunwest Management Inc., the Salem, Oregon-based company that was at one time the fourth largest senior housing…
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Best Lawyers in America&reg Names 40 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2012 List

40 Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 64 percent of the firm's partners were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012.
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