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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…
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.
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…
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…
Annual L&E Law Update Prepares Employers for the Ultimate Game
Attorneys from the Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment and Business Immigration practice groups hosted their annual Employment Law Update at the Oregon Zoo for 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders.
Chambers USA Names 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys in 2019 Ranking
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 23 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas in its 2019 USA Guide.
Blerina Kotori Participates in OEN “Ask the Attorney” PubTalk
On March 13, Tonkon Torp employment law partner Blerina Kotori was a panelist at the “Ask the Attorney” PubTalk hosted by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network.
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Provide Legal Overview at TiE XL Bootcamp
On March 4, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services and Labor & Employment practice groups spoke to Oregon startups participating in the TiE Oregon XL Bootcamp.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Oregon Equal Pay Act Briefings
In March, employment law attorneys Kristin Bremer Moore and Lindsay Reynolds hosted two briefings on the Oregon Equal Pay Act, which largely took effect on January 1. The events were held to help Portland employers understand the key provisions of…
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses Workplace Culture for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Kristin Bremer Moore was featured in the Portland Business Journal's recent Thought Leader Forum supplement on Workplace Culture. The supplement included a profile of Kristin as well as an interview with her and her fellow…
Kristin Bremer Moore Speaks at NW Agriculture Show
Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore led a seminar on wage and hour issues in agriculture at the Northwest Agriculture Show. After reviewing the rules laid out in the Fair Standards Labor Act (FLSA), and the Oregon and Washington wage and hour…
Lindsay Reynolds Discusses Oregon Equal Pay Act on OPB News
Lindsay Reynolds was featured on OPB News discussing Oregon’s newly implemented Equal Pay Act. She spoke with Kristian Foden-Vencil about how the Act, which went into effect on January 1, expands upon existing federal and state laws to increase…
Haley Morrison Speaks at Nonprofit Association of Oregon on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
On November 15, Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison co-led a workshop for the Nonprofit Association of Oregon regarding sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace
Clay Creps Provides Disability Accommodations Framework at OADC Seminar
On November 2, Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay Creps spoke at the fall seminar of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. Clay’s presentation focused on accommodating physical and mental disabilities in the workplace.
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses National Labor Relations Act
On October 19, Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore was a featured panelist at the Oregon State Bar Labor & Employment Section's annual seminar. Her panel was titled, "NLRA: Don't Step In It - What You Need to Know About Labor Law to Represent…
Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2019 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2019 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…
Lindsay Reynolds Discusses Oregon Equal Pay Act for OWLS AdvanceSheet
Lindsay Reynolds discusses the 2017 Oregon Equal Pay Act for an article in the new Fall issue of Oregon Women Lawyers' AdvanceSheet.
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Speak at TiE Startup Bootcamp
On October 17, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services and Labor & Employment practice groups spoke to Oregon startups at the TiE Oregon Bootcamp.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Employers for Business Immigration Briefing
On September 14, Tonkon Torp immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt, along with labor and employment attorney Blerina Kotori, hosted an in-depth business immigration briefing for employers. The program…