Tonkon Torp has appointed partner Kristin Bremer Moore to chair its Labor & Employment practice group. Bremer Moore represents management in traditional labor matters and defends employers from claims of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and other employment matters. She also represents clients seeking to enforce or defend against trade secret and noncompetition agreement violations. Bremer Moore joined Tonkon Torp in 2006 and was named as a partner in 2011.
About the appointment, Managing Partner Darcy Norville shared, “We’ve been proud to watch Kristin develop from a talented associate into a strong contributing partner. And now we are thrilled to help her take the next step in her career as a practice group chair.”
Bremer Moore takes over the role from outgoing chair Bob Carey, who continues his practice at Tonkon Torp, representing companies, professionals, and executives in employment litigation and other employment related issues.
Bremer Moore has been consistently recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and Super Lawyers as among the best attorneys in the nation. She is a frequent speaker on labor and employment issues, and is actively involved in Oregon’s legal community. Bremer Moore graduated cum laude from Willamette University College of Law in 2003 and earned her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment practice group provides practical solutions to labor and employment problems for a diverse group of Pacific Northwest employers. The firm helps clients promote positive employee relations, set rules and standards for employee conduct, protect competitive positions, deal with union activity, and defend against – or minimize exposure to – employment litigation.