Gordon Demystifies Recent Leave Law Changes

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney, Corbett Gordon, participated recently in the 2013 Employment Law Update presented by the Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School. With recent changes made by the Oregon Legislature to the Oregon…
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Seven Tonkon Torp Practices Recognized by Chambers USA for 2013

Seven Tonkon Torp practice groups have earned recognition in the newly released Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013 edition. Acknowledged in the annual ranking were these practices: Corporate/M&A, Environmental & Natural…
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Corbett Gordon Shares Expertise with PSU Students

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney, Corbett Gordon, addressed the Portland State University chapter of the Human Resource Management Association at its May 16 meeting. Gordon discussed the importance of employer handbooks and policies, as well…
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Labor & Employment Group Updates HR Professionals

Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group presented their annual employment law seminar on May 16 for about 100 human resource professionals from client firms and other businesses in the Portland area.
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Bob Carey Presents on HR Problems for PHRMA

Bob Carey was the featured speaker at an April 17 luncheon hosted by the Portland Human Resource Management Association (PHRMA). Bob's topic was "Tackling the Toughest HR Problems."
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Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses Social Media Policies in the Workplace

Tonkon Torp attorney Kristin Bremer Moore was the keynote speaker at the March 19 meeting of the Institute of Management Accountants, Portland chapter. She discussed Social Media Policies in the Workplace, including how social media may and may not…
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18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients

Eighteen Tonkon Torp attorneys are named leaders in their field for the 2013 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The annual reference directory names leading Oregon lawyers in the seven practice areas identified below…
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Corbett Gordon Joins Tonkon Torp’s L&E Practice

Corbett Gordon, one of the Pacific Northwest’s most respected labor and employment lawyers, has joined the growing labor and employment practice at Tonkon Torp LLP.
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Creps Updates Small Business Employers on Compliance Issues

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay D. Creps is a featured speaker at a February 13 seminar on Small Business Employment Law Issues. Creps will speak about state and federal regulatory compliance thresholds for employers in Oregon and…
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Bob Carey Presents Class on "Employment Law Basics" at Lewis & Clark Law School

On January 26, 2013, Bob Carey presented a class on "Employment Law Basics" to students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship Seminar at Lewis & Clark Law School.
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Bob Carey Presents "Rethinking Legal Services in the 21st Century"

Bob Carey presented "Rethinking Legal Services in the 21st Century" to the Owen M. Panner Inn of Court on December 11, 2012.
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U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Ranks Tonkon Torp Nationally in Six Practice Areas

U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers has released its 2012-2013 edition of the "Best Law Firms" publication and has awarded Portland's Tonkon Torp LLP national ranking for six practice areas and Portland metropolitan area ranking for 38 of…
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Tonkon Torp Attorney Discusses Social Media Ethics at Conference

Blerina Kotori will participate on a panel discussion at the Oregon Law Institute's 25th annual continuing legal education seminar on ethics, at the Oregon Convention Center on November 2.
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Tonkon Torp's Bremer Provides Updates on ADA and Family Medical Leave

Tonkon Torp business attorney Kristin Bremer is a presenter at the upcoming 4th Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar at the World Trade Center.
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Tonkon Torp's Bob Carey Elected to Human Resources Board

Tonkon Torp attorney Robert L. Carey has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Portland Human Resource Management Association (PHRMA), and he will serve as the board's General Counsel.
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Kotori Speaks on Fundamentals of Sexual Harassment Law

Tonkon Torp attorney Blerina Kotori recently presented information about “Sexual Harassment from a Management Perspective” at Lewis & Clark Law School.
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Tonkon Torp Attorney Discusses Affordable Care Act Implications for Businesses

On September 18th and 28th, Tonkon Torp employee benefits attorney Darcy Norville and Tompkins Benefit Group consultant Deborah Tompkins will offer business owners and human resource directors their perspectives on what the Affordable Care Act means…
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Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment Lawyer Contributes to Award-Winning Legal Education Book

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay Creps authored a chapter on independent contractors in the 2011 edition of "Labor and Employment Law: Private Sector".
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Gordon Presents Board Development Training

Labor and employment attorney Corbett Gordon recently conducted a board development training seminar for the Regional Emergency Care Councils of Washington State. Gordon has over three decades of experience representing public and private sector…
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Best Lawyers in America® Names 50 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2013 List

Lawyers from Tonkon Torp LLP continue to earn the high regard and professional respect of their peers and litigation adversaries. This year, 50 Tonkon Torp lawyers - well more than half of the firm's partners - were selected by their peers for…
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