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Tonkon Torp Hosts Global Practices Special Interest Group of PHRMA
On January 13, Tonkon Torp hosted the Global Practices Special Interest Group of PHRMA for their 2015 kick-off event. Corbett Gordon brought the event to Tonkon Torp; she is a member of the PHRMA (Portland Human Resources Management Association…
Tonkon Torp Adds Labor & Employment Lawyer
Lindsay Reynolds has joined the Labor & Employment practice at Tonkon Torp LLP, where she will represent employers on a variety of matters. A 2014 graduate, cum laude, of New England School of Law, Reynolds served as a law clerk at firms in Boston…
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…
Creps Explains Portland Sick Leave Ordinance at State’s Annual Employment Law Conference
Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay Creps was a speaker at the Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries’ (BOLI) annual employment law conference, held November 6 and 7, 2014 at the Oregon Convention Center. Creps and a BOLI specialist shared…
Colin Love-Geiger Presents on Defending Wage Claims
Colin Love-Geiger recently gave a presentation on defending wage claims at a continuing legal education event hosted by the Young Lawyers Section of the Multnomah Bar Association. The October 2, 2014 event was one of nine weekly seminars on…
Gordon Offers Nonprofit Employers Advice on Effective Employee Supervision
Corbett Gordon recently spoke to an audience of nonprofit organization managers in Twisp, Washington about how to supervise employees in an effective manner that avoids legal problems. She provided an in-depth look at supervision issues that arise…
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…
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…
Colin Love-Geiger Offers Tips for Using Technology in Court
Colin Love-Geiger gave a presentation on the use of technology in the courtroom at the annual convention of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel on June 20, 2014. The hands-on session provided information and an opportunity for litigators to…
Creps Explains Ins and Outs of Portland Sick Leave Policy
Labor & employment lawyer Clay Creps was a faculty speaker at a June 4 webcast to employers on Portland’s “Protected Sick Time" Ordinance, which went into effect on January 1, 2014.
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.
Tonkon Torp Presents Annual Employment Law Seminar
Lawyers in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group hosted 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders at the firm’s annual employment law seminar on May 15 at the Oregon Zoo.
Bob Carey Presents on Background Investigations at OSCPA Conference
On May 9, Bob Carey presented at the 2014 Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) Construction Industry Conference. Bob's topic was "Background Investigations and Social Media in the Workplace."
Tonkon Torp Sponsors PSU HRMA Event
Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment practice group sponsored the annual fundraiser event held by the Portland State University Human Resources Management Association (PSU HRMA) on April 24. Corbett Gordon attended the event and also organized the…
Working “Off the Clock” in the Smart Phone Age
On March 6, Colin Love-Geiger gave a presentation on "Working Off the Clock” at a seminar for human resources professionals and attorneys. Noting that smart phones and tablets offer the ability for employees to perform work anywhere, anytime, Colin…
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…
Creps and Kotori Coach Client in HR Matters
Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorneys, Clay Creps and Blerina Kotori, recently conducted a training seminar for staff of The Salvation Army Portland ARC, on substantive laws governing sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the…
U.S. News “Best Law Firms” Ranks Tonkon Torp Nationally in Five Practice Areas
Although located in a mid-sized market for legal services, Tonkon Torp is consistently ranked among the country’s best law firms in a number of practice areas. According to the newly-released U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers 2013-2014 edition of…