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Tonkon Talk Guides Startups Around Employment Law Pitfalls
The October Tonkon Talk provided startups with a roadmap for working with independent contractors. Kristin Bremer Moore, Chair of Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment Practice Group, broke down the differences between employees and independent…
2020 List for Best Lawyers in America® Includes 48 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Forty-eight Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 39 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. A majority of attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and most have been recognized for more than five…
31 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Honored on 2019 Super Lawyers Lists
Thirty-one Tonkon Torp attorneys in nine practice areas have been included in the 2019 Oregon Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists.
Haley Morrison Explores Discovery at OSB L&E Boot Camp
Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison spoke at the Fifth Annual Labor and Employment Law Boot Camp organized by the Oregon State Bar. Along with a local plaintiff's lawyer, Haley led a session on discovery, which included practical and tactical…
Annual L&E Law Update Prepares Employers for the Ultimate Game
Attorneys from the Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment and Business Immigration practice groups hosted their annual Employment Law Update at the Oregon Zoo for 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders.
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Provide Legal Overview at TiE XL Bootcamp
On March 4, attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Entrepreneurial Services and Labor & Employment practice groups spoke to Oregon startups participating in the TiE Oregon XL Bootcamp.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Oregon Equal Pay Act Briefings
In March, employment law attorneys Kristin Bremer Moore and Lindsay Reynolds hosted two briefings on the Oregon Equal Pay Act, which largely took effect on January 1. The events were held to help Portland employers understand the key provisions of…
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses Workplace Culture for Thought Leader Forum
Tonkon Torp attorney Kristin Bremer Moore was featured in the Portland Business Journal's recent Thought Leader Forum supplement on Workplace Culture. The supplement included a profile of Kristin as well as an interview with her and her fellow…
Kristin Bremer Moore Speaks at NW Agriculture Show
Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore led a seminar on wage and hour issues in agriculture at the Northwest Agriculture Show. After reviewing the rules laid out in the Fair Standards Labor Act (FLSA), and the Oregon and Washington wage and hour…
Haley Morrison Speaks at Nonprofit Association of Oregon on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
On November 15, Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison co-led a workshop for the Nonprofit Association of Oregon regarding sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace
Clay Creps Provides Disability Accommodations Framework at OADC Seminar
On November 2, Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay Creps spoke at the fall seminar of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. Clay’s presentation focused on accommodating physical and mental disabilities in the workplace.
Kristin Bremer Moore Discusses National Labor Relations Act
On October 19, Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore was a featured panelist at the Oregon State Bar Labor & Employment Section's annual seminar. Her panel was titled, "NLRA: Don't Step In It - What You Need to Know About Labor Law to Represent…
Tonkon Torp Practice Areas Ranked in 2019 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Publication
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has released its 2019 edition of "Best Law Firms." Tonkon Torp is once again ranked among the nation's best for six business law service categories including Land Use & Zoning Law, Securities Regulation, Commercial…
Bob Carey Serves as Guest Instructor for HR Management Class at U of O
Tonkon Torp attorney Bob Carey was recently a guest instructor for a Human Resources Management class on employment law at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. As students led a presentation about the history of Title VII and its…
Best Lawyers in America® Names 51 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2019 List
Fifty-one Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 41 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. Nearly all attorneys have been named to the list in past years, and have been recognized for more than five years
Haley Morrison Featured on Workplace Misconduct Panel
On June 21, Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison participated in a panel discussion related to workplace misconduct in the era of #MeToo. The panel featured three speakers who shared best practices for identifying and addressing inappropriate work…
Blerina Kotori Recognized as One of Portland’s Forty Under 40
Tonkon Torp partner Blerina Kotori has been honored by the Portland Business Journal as one of its 2018 Forty Under 40 award recipients. The annual award recognizes influential business and community leaders in the greater Portland area who are under…
Blerina Kotori Talks Leave Laws at Woodruff Sawyer Event
Blerina Kotori was a featured speaker at a June 7 seminar held by insurance brokerage firm Woodruff Sawyer for their clients and prospects. Woodruff Sawyer is one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the United States.
Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar Showcases HR Superpowers
On May 10, attorneys from the Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment and Business Immigration practice groups hosted their annual Employment Law Seminar at the Oregon Zoo for nearly 200 human resource professionals and other business leaders. The 2018…