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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…
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Kristin Bremer Moore Unpacks Unemployment Insurance Obligations for Employers

The Coffee Break webinar series is hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group to help businesses navigate L&E issues during COVID-19. During the July 9 program, Partner Kristin Bremer Moore spoke about employer obligations…
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Blerina Kotori Talks Workplace Enforcement of Masks, Health Checks, and Contact Tracing

Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group continued its coffee break webinar series with a program featuring partner Blerina Kotori, focused on questions about the workplace enforcement of masks, health checks, and contact tracing.
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Clay Creps Leads Talk on Navigating Political Expression in the Workplace

The Coffee Break webinar series, hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate L&E issues as they reopen their business. During the June 18 program, Clay Creps explored…
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L&E Attorneys Examine the New Normal of Telecommuting

The Coffee Break webinar series, hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate L&E issues as they reopen their business. During the May 28 program, Clay Creps and Megan…
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Tonkon Torp L&E Coffee Break Looks at the ADA and COVID-19

The Coffee Break webinar series, hosted by attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate L&E issues related to reopening their business. The May 21 session, featuring partners Bob…
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Tonkon Torp L&E Coffee Break Smooths Out Thorny Leave Laws

The May 14 session of the Tonkon Coffee Break webinar series addressed thorny leave issues related to COVID-19. The Coffee Break series, hosted by Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, provides practical advice to help businesses navigate…
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Tonkon Torp L&E Coffee Break Series Helps Businesses Prepare to Reopen

On May 7, Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group launched the Tonkon Coffee Break webinar series to help businesses navigate critical legal considerations as they prepare to reopen and operate in the “new normal” of COVID-19.
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Chambers USA Names 20 Tonkon Torp Attorneys in 2020 Ranking

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 20 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas in its 2020 USA Guide. Eighteen of the Tonkon Torp attorneys named have been previously ranked by Chambers.
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Christopher Morehead Talks FFCRA Emergency Leave Options for Craft Beverage Industry

Tonkon Torp attorney Christopher Morehead was a featured guest for a webinar program on emergency leave for craft beverage businesses hosted by The Oregon Brewers Guild, B.I.N.G., and The Caputo Group.
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Tonkon Torp Hosts Webinar to Answer Top L&E Questions During COVID-19

On Friday, April 10, Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to address frequently asked questions about employment law and workplace practices during COVID. The program featured partners Clay Creps and Blerina Kotori from Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment…
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Tonkon Torp Attorneys Host Webinar to Provide COVID-19 Tools to Businesses

Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar for 600 registered participants to discuss the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans available from the Small Business Administration (SBA) through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act…
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Tonkon Torp Welcomes New Labor & Employment Attorney

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 30, 2020) Tonkon Torp welcomes attorney Christopher Morehead to the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. Morehead works with local, regional, and national employers in industries such as banking, manufacturing, retail…
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Blerina Kotori Leads Discussion on Creating a Racially Inclusive Workplace

On February 4, Tonkon Torp employment law partner Blerina Kotori was the featured speaker for a Charter Member Dinner hosted by TiE. The event was the second in a series of discussions focused on inclusivity in the workplace.
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Bob Carey Serves as Guest Instructor for HR Management Class at U of O

On January 28, Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Carey was recently a guest instructor for a Human Resources Management class on employment law at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business.
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Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2020 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2020 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for six business law service categories including Land Use & Zoning Law, Securities Regulation, Commercial…
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Tonkon Talk Guides Startups Around Employment Law Pitfalls

The October Tonkon Talk provided startups with a roadmap for working with independent contractors. Kristin Bremer Moore, Chair of Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment Practice Group, broke down the differences between employees and independent…
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Presents at Retreat for Female-led Cannabis Companies

Tonkon Torp attorneys Sherrill Corbett, Jessica Morgan, and Kristin Bremer Moore were featured speakers at Females to the Front, a retreat for women founders in the cannabis space hosted by The Initiative.
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2020 List for Best Lawyers in America® Includes 48 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Forty-eight Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. A majority of attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and most have been recognized for more than five…
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Haley Morrison Explores Discovery at OSB L&E Boot Camp

Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison spoke at the Fifth Annual Labor and Employment Law Boot Camp organized by the Oregon State Bar. Along with a local plaintiff's lawyer, Haley led a session on discovery, which included practical and tactical…
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