Government and regulatory agencies present hurdles for many of our clients.
We advise clients on regulations in all areas of business. We manage complicated matters involving administrative agencies with oversight on matters such as securities, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, environmental law, labor and employment issues, and more.
Tonkon Torp regularly represents clients before all relevant administrative agencies and authorities, including:
- Bonneville Power Administration
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Federal Communications Commission
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- Federal Reserve Board
- Federal Trade Commission
- Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
- Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
- Oregon Department of Justice
- Oregon Division of Finance and Corporate Securities
- Oregon Public Utility Commission
- Securities and Exchange Commission
- U. S. Department of Justice
- Washington Public Utility Commission
We counsel clients and litigate in administrative and regulatory matters relating to:
- Economic regulation
- Deregulation and open access
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Organizing and financing
- Environmental liability
Services + Industries
A prolonged, high-profile dispute about public access to Oswego Lake was resolved recently when Clackamas County Circuit Court Judge Henry Breithaupt issued an opinion upholding the City of Lake Oswego’s right to control access to the lake from the City’s public park.
PEBB v. OHSU
Successfully pursued Oregon Health & Science University’s right to recover a proportionate share of approximately $25 million, including interest, received by the state from the 1999 demutualization of Standard Insurance Company. (Marion County Circuit Court/Oregon Court of Appeals)
Kramer v. City of Lake Oswego
Tonkon Torp represents the City of Lake Oswego, Oregon in a lawsuit concerning ownership of and access to Oswego Lake. After Tonkon's lawyers were successful in moving to have the case dismissed in federal court, the lawsuit is now pending in Oregon state court.
Port of Arlington v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Tonkon Torp represents the Port of Arlington, Oregon in ongoing federal court litigation arising out of the Corps' revocation of the Port's permit to build a dock facility in the Columbia River.
Services + Industries
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