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Parna Mehrbani Speaks at Portland Women in Leadership Symposium
Tonkon Torp Partner Parna Mehrbani was a featured panelist at the 2019 Portland Women in Leadership Symposium held on March 28. The event, “Center Stage: Standing Out & Speaking Up,” highlighted six women leaders from a cross section of professions…
Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach Host Employer Briefing on California Consumer Privacy Act
On March 14, Tonkon Torp attorneys Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach hosted an introduction to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect on January 1, 2020.
Tonkon Talks Provides a Roadmap for CA Consumer Privacy Act
The February 6 Tonkon Talk guided business owners through the pending implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which passed in 2018. Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach provided background on the legislation, explained how broadly…
Eric Beach Covers Cybersecurity at Tonkon Talk
On September 5, Eric Beach led a program to help startups assess cybersecurity risks and know how to respond in the event of a breach. After outlining the steps necessary to conduct a thorough risk assessment, Eric provided best practices for…
Tonkon Torp Names Parna Mehrbani Co-Chair of Information Privacy & Security Practice Group
Tonkon Torp has appointed partner Parna Mehrbani as Co-Chair of its Information Privacy & Security Practice Group. Mehrbani has a well-regarded practice that focuses on protecting and enforcing intellectual property. She also has experience advising…
Wilker and Beach Break Down GDPR Compliance at Tonkon Talk
At the June 27 Tonkon Talk, attorneys Steven Wilker and Eric Beach led a discussion on the newly rolled out General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how it impacts Oregon companies that target or collect information about customers in the EU.
Tonkon Torp Announces Two New Partners
Tonkon Torp LLP has elected Blerina Kotori and Christopher Pallanch to the partnership, effective January 1, 2016. Both attorneys started their private practices as associates for the firm. Kotori began at the firm as a summer associate and was the…
Blerina Kotori Selected for Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section
Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar’s Civil Rights Section. The Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section provides bar members with opportunities to develop their civil rights…
Information Privacy & Security Attorneys Host Compliance Professionals
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Information Privacy & Security Group recently hosted members affiliated with the Greater Portland Compliance Association for a seminar on cyber security. Tatiana Perry, Lauren Wallace and Eric Beach spoke to the…
Tatiana Perry and Jessica Morgan Offer Information Privacy and Security Insights
Tatiana Perry and Jessica Morgan recently gave a presentation to a network of Portland women attorneys on legal, regulatory and reputational issues associated with data breaches, including information about the current cyber threat landscape and…
Corbett & Wilker Discuss “Big Data" Headaches
Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker were speakers at the Oregon State Bar Corporate Counsel Section's annual fall Continuing Legal Education event on October 22, 2014. They were among a group of attorneys and IT professionals addressing the topic, “Is…
Wilker Explores Legal Issues Related to the Internet of Things and Drones
Steven Wilker recently spoke at an Oregon State Bar continuing legal education seminar focused on legal ramifications of the technology behind the "Internet of Things and Drones." The "Internet of Things" refers to the development of everyday objects…
Corbett & Wilker Deliver Primer on Data Security and Breach Response
Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker presented a June 12 Continuing Legal Education seminar on the hot topic of data security and breach response for members of the Oregon Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Wilker Shares U.S. Supreme Court Argument at American Constitution Society Event
Litigator Steven Wilker was guest speaker at a May 20 luncheon hosted by the Oregon Chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) in Portland.
Tonkon Torp Litigator Addresses Public Records and Public Meetings Law
Tonkon Torp litigator Steven Wilker co-presented a seminar on Oregon’s public records and public meeting laws on June 11 in Portland. The full-day seminar offered public entities, media representatives and government watchdogs the opportunity to hear…
Tonkon Torp Lawyers Address Data Security, Intellectual Property & Privacy Issues Facing Businesses
Four attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property and Information Privacy & Security practice groups presented a seminar yesterday on managing company risk in the Internet age. In a program titled, “Dealing with Too Much Information, Personal…
Tonkon Attorneys Offer Advice on Information Security in the Internet Age
Tonkon Torp attorneys, Tatiana Perry, Steve Wilker and Craig Foster are presenting a seminar on best practices and pitfalls of data collection and processing for many companies in the age of the Internet, social media and other technologies. The…
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Present at Greater Portland Compliance Association Meeting
Tonkon Torp attorneys Tatiana Perry, Ari Okano Lee and Blerina Kotori are presenting speakers at a July 26 meeting of the Greater Portland Compliance Association (GPCA). They will discuss the latest compliance issues regarding use of social media…
New Tonkon Torp Practice Helps Businesses Meet Their Data and Privacy Protection Responsibilities
Tonkon Torp has launched an Information Privacy & Security practice group to advise businesses on the proper and practical management of sensitive data. Technical innovations that allow personal information to be collected and processed online have…