Securities & SEC Enforcement
Our trial teams include experienced securities and corporate governance lawyers. Over the years, Tonkon Torp has been central to many of the most prominent securities cases in Oregon, and involving Oregon companies across the country.
Eischen v. AVIVA et. al.
Defended a class action shareholder claim through to completed trial, challenging AVIVA- Reebok merger.
Tonkon Torp was lead counsel for a former executive officer and board member of Enron in dozens of federal and state court lawsuits in more than 20 states. We represented our client in civil lawsuit proceedings involving the Department of Labor and SEC, and a myriad of other proceeds obtaining favorable settlements to resolve all the proceedings before trial.
Walker v. Metro One
(Multnomah County Circuit Court/Oregon Court of Appeals) – Obtained damages for an investor at trial for breach of convertible promissory note where company had refused to issue shares; successfully defended appeal.