Jan Neuman Speaks at Drought Symposium

Janet Neuman spoke on a panel at Drought in the American West: A Symposium on Law, Policy, and Science. She and her fellow panelists discussed planning for drought and managing conflict over scarce water resources. The program was presented by the…
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Jan Neuman Discusses Federal Water Policy for Water Values Podcast

Jan Neuman and another water lawyer reviewed the current state of the United States' federal water policy for the August installment of The Water Values podcast. The two lawyers discussed federal water regulatory oversight and the flaws in current…
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45 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America® 2016

Forty-five Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016. 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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Max Miller Provides Clarity on Sediment Site Cleanup

Max Miller Jr., of Tonkon Torp’s Environmental & Natural Resources practice group, provided an in-depth legal overview of cost allocation for contaminated sediment site cleanups to the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC). Max and his co…
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Janet Neuman Weighs in on Federal Water Policy Question

Janet Neuman was a panelist at the 33rd annual Water Law Conference hosted by the American Bar Association in Denver on June 4 and 5, 2015. She and other panelists discussed the question of whether there should be a federal water policy to address…
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Chambers USA 2015 Guide Honors 7 Tonkon Torp Practices and 19 Lawyers

Seven Tonkon Torp practices and 19 attorneys have been honored in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide, published annually each May. Seventeen of the attorneys have been on the Chambers list previously. Newly recognized this year are corporate/M&A lawyers…
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Jeanette Schuster Leads Tonkon Torp Environmental & Natural Resources Practice

Jeanette Schuster is the new chair of the Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group at Tonkon Torp. Schuster’s practice focuses on advising clients on compliance with complex regulatory requirements under federal, state, and local…
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18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Are Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients

Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business has named 18 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas as leaders in their field for 2015. The annual reference directory ranks Oregon’s leading lawyers based on interviews with clients and…
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Jeanette Schuster Named to Women in Environment Board

Jeanette Schuster has been named to the board of directors of Women in Environment (WiE), a Pacific Northwest organization focused on supporting environmental professionals in the region. Schuster is a partner in Tonkon Torp’s Environmental & Natural…
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Miller Demystifies Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Max Miller, Jr. shared information and perspective about the Portland Harbor Superfund Site at a recent Continuing Legal Education seminar hosted by the Multnomah Bar Association. He and another speaker discussed the law and history behind the…
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Jan Neuman Presents at Annual Oregon Water Law Conference

Jan Neuman was a presenter at the Seminar Group's 23rd Annual Oregon Water Law Conference, on November 7. Jan co-presented on the subject of climate change, the sustainability of our water supplies, and the challenge of meeting future water needs.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts WiE Workshop

On September 10, Tonkon Torp hosted Women in Environment's (WiE) sold out communication skills workshop. Tonkon's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group, led by WiE member Jeanette Schuster, brought the event to Tonkon Torp.
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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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Neuman Discusses Wells with Portland Realtors

Jan Neuman spoke to realtors in Oregon City and East Multnomah County about water wells at Stewart Title educational sessions held on June 3 and June 24. Jan provided an overview and covered common questions about domestic wells on rural and suburban…
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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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Environmental & Natural Resources Group Hosts Annual Tryon Creek Ivy Pull

On June 7, Tonkon Torp's Environmental & Natural Resources practice group hosted their fifth annual invasive ivy pull at Tryon Creek State Park. Max Miller led the event and hosted a post-pull lunch for his fellow volunteers, including Tonkon…
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Jeanette Schuster Moderates Panel Webinar on CERCLA-Related Court Decisions

On behalf of the ABA Business Law Section's Environmental Committee, Tonkon Torp attorney Jeanette Schuster presented and moderated a panel discussion at a February 19 webinar on “Real Environmental Concerns in Real Property and Business Transactions…
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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…
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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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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…
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