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Tonkon Torp Earns High Marks, Listed as a Top Mid-Size Firm to Work For in Vault National Rankings
Tonkon Torp is proud to be a top-ranked mid-size law firm in the 2021 Vault Ranking. Vault’s annual national rankings are based on information submitted by verified associates in the legal industry, and are a well-respected national recruiting…
Sherrill Corbett and Jeff Bradford Admitted to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Tonkon Torp attorneys Sherrill Corbett and Jeff Bradford have been admitted to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). The Fellows was established in 1955 as an honor society for attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who…
Owen Blank Joins MBA Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
Tonkon Torp partner Owen Blank has been appointed to a three-year term on the Multnomah Bar Association Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee. The committee works to promote equality in the legal profession and justice system, and diversity in the…
Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Earn Portland Lawyer of the Year Honor
Four Tonkon Torp partners have been named Portland Lawyer of the Year in their specialties by Best Lawyers in America 2021. In each community, only one lawyer per specialty is honored as Lawyer of the Year by the peer-review survey.
Nine Rising Tonkon Torp Attorneys Included on 2021 “Ones to Watch” List
Nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing nine practice groups have been honored in Best Lawyers' inaugural Ones to Watch directory. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is a peer-review honor focused on acknowledging attorneys who have been in private practice…
Best Lawyers in America® Includes 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys on 2021 List
Forty-nine Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 36 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021. A majority of attorneys have been named to the peer-review list in past years, and most have been recognized for more…
Kurt Ruttum Interviewed by Business Journal on Tonkon Torp in the Pandemic and Beyond
Tonkon Torp Managing Partner Kurt Ruttum was interviewed by the Portland Business Journal in a wide-ranging conversation that touched on his path to firm management, and Tonkon Torp’s role in Portland’s legal and business community.
DENNIS Uniform Repurposes Bolts of Plaid Fabric Into PPE
Generations of private-school families around the country are familiar with the expert tailoring offered by DENNIS Uniform, one of the nation’s leading school uniform makers. Early in March, the long-term Tonkon Torp client directed their expertise…
26 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2020 Super Lawyers Lists
Twenty-six Tonkon Torp attorneys in nine practice areas have been included in the 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Tonkon Torp partner and bankruptcy authority Albert N. Kennedy has been once again recognized on the Top 50 list of…
Tonkon Torp Welcomes 2020 Summer Associates and Diversity Fellows to a Virtual Summer
Last month, Tonkon Torp welcomed four 2020 summer associates to its first virtual summer associate program. Yalda Bahramian, Ashley Korkeakoski-Sears, Alexandria "Alex" Wagner-Jakubiak, and Gracey Nagle will complete an eight-week program with the…
Pilot House Distilling Navigates Hand Sanitizer Production
First responders and essential workers in Clatsop County were the first recipients of Pilot House Distilling’s 160-proof hand sanitizer, made to the specifications of the World Health Organization. Owned by Tonkon Torp client Buoy Beer, the…
Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop. Support from Raphael House Is Unwavering During COVID-19
Navigating stay-at-home orders during COVID-19 has been a challenge at many different levels. But perhaps one of the most sobering realities of the pandemic is that for those living with or surviving domestic violence, staying at home does not equate…
Steven Wilker Weighs in on National COVID-19 Vaccination Conversation in Newsweek
Tonkon Torp Partner Steven Wilker was extensively quoted in a recent Newsweek article on the possibility of government-mandated COVID-19 vaccinations.
Sadie Concepción Wins Pro Bono Challenge
Tonkon Torp attorney Sadie Concepción has won the Oregon State Bar’s 2019 New Lawyers Division Pro Bono Challenge Award. Sadie logged an impressive 277 hours of direct legal services last year, including work with The CLiF Project, the District of…
Oh Baby! Briar Baby Puts Baby Bonnets on Hold to Produce High-Quality Face Masks
Briar Baby had no need to take baby steps when it came to their COVID-19 response. The Vancouver-based company is one of Tonkon Torp’s entrepreneurial clients, and is best known for its modern approach to handmade baby bonnets. The team took…
Burgerville Treats Essential Workers to Burger Breaks
From physical safety to physical comfort, we are continually impressed by the many ways our local businesses are delivering support directly to essential workers. Tonkon Torp client Burgerville launched its “Burger Break Brigade” at the end of April…
Three Cheers for Hood River Distillers and Its Efforts to Keep Front Line Workers Safe
In a fine example of adaptive pandemic production, Tonkon Torp client Hood River Distillers will produce 24,000 gallons of hand sanitizer for local first responders, medical facilities, and food service employees by the end of May. As soon as COVID…
Anna Sortun and Ryan Bledsoe Admitted to International Society of Barristers
Tonkon Torp litigation partners Anna Sortun and Ryan Bledsoe have been admitted as Fellows to the International Society of Barristers. The organization is an honor society that maintains a worldwide membership of less than 750 trial lawyers deemed by…
Chambers USA Names 20 Tonkon Torp Attorneys in 2020 Ranking
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 20 Tonkon Torp attorneys in seven practice areas in its 2020 USA Guide. Eighteen of the Tonkon Torp attorneys named have been previously ranked by Chambers.