PORTLAND, Ore. (October 22, 2019) Timothy Wright has joined Tonkon Torp as an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. His practice will focus on resolving commercial disputes.
“I’m honored to join the Tonkon Torp team and work alongside such skilled attorneys,” shared Wright. “I’m enthusiastic about contributing to the firm’s legacy of providing exceptional legal advocacy and community leadership.”
Prior to joining Tonkon Torp, Wright served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Erika L. Hadlock, former Chief Judge at the Oregon Court of Appeals. During the two-year clerkship, he worked on a number of civil, administrative, and criminal appeals, dealing with issues as varied as free speech, home rule, and discrimination.
Wright graduated from University of Oregon School of Law in 2017, where he was Editor in Chief of the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, a Wayne Morse Law Fellow, and Secretary of the American Constitutional Society. During law school, he served as a judicial extern with the Hon. Michael J. McShane at the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. Wright also worked as a law clerk for the Oregon Department of Justice in the Civil Litigation Section of ODOJ’s Trial Division. Prior to law school, Tim served in the U.S. Army as a Tactical Unmanned Air Systems Repairer for three years.
“We are thrilled to welcome Tim to Tonkon Torp,” said Anna Sortun, Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. “The experience he brings from his clerkship, externship, and service prior to law school will be a great benefit to our Litigation Department and our clients.”
About Tonkon Torp
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