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…
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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…
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Tonkon Torp's Lawyers Address the Latest State and Federal Employment-Related Legislation and Rules Changes

Tonkon Torp lawyers Haley Bjerk and Kristin Bremer Moore spoke at the 5th annual Labor & Employment Law Conference in Portland on October 25, 2013. The conference covered some of the thorniest areas of the law for lawyers, employers and human…
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Kristin Bremer Moore Presents on Social Media in the Workplace

On October 22, Kristin Bremer Moore gave a training session on "Social Media in the Workplace" to the Oregon Municipal Financial Officers Association.
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Tonkon Torp Sponsors PHRMA Member Appreciation Event

Tonkon Torp sponsored a Portland Human Resource Association (PHRMA) member appreciation event on September 25. Bob Carey organized Tonkon Torp's sponsorship of the event, a cruise on the Portland Spirit. Bob Carey is PHRMA's General Counsel and also…
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Gordon Provides Updates and Summaries on NLRB Cases

Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney, Corbett Gordon, participated on a panel hosted by the Oregon State Bar Labor and Employment Section at its recent annual meeting and conference in Sunriver. Gordon joined her co-panelists in discussing…
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50 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America® 2014

Fifty Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 42 practice areas were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014. “We are honored to have more than half of the firm’s partners recognized by the larger legal community for their legal talent…
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2013 Super Lawyers Honors 20 Tonkon Torp Attorneys

Twenty Tonkon Torp attorneys have been named to the national 2013 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, including two senior partners who are recognized on the Oregon Top 50 list, lawyers rated most highly by their peers statewide.
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Bob Carey Speaks at OADC Annual Convention

Bob Carey spoke at the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel's annual convention at the Sunriver Resort. His talk focused on "Taking the Plaintiff's Deposition in an Employment Action."
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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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