Hector Torres

Co-founding partner, and Co-Chair of the firm’s Antitrust Group, Hector Torres is one of the nation’s top lawyers for the prosecution and defense of antitrust, product liability and other complex commercial cases, and recognized by clients for “outstanding” results, “tremendous success”, “exceptional service, timely and wise advice and recognition of business implications.”  For over 30 years, he has successfully prosecuted and defended major U.S., South American, European and Asian corporations in high-profile antitrust and complex commercial actions and in international arbitrations, and has secured billions of dollars in affirmative recoveries.

Hector has been inducted into Lawdragon's Hall of Fame and has been recognized by the publication as a Leading Litigator in America and as a Leading Plaintiff Lawyer for antitrust litigation.  Lawdragon also profiled Hector, highlighting his “groundbreaking creativity and remarkably successful results,” and commending his leadership in the Hispanic community.  He was honored by the National Law Journal as an Antitrust Trailblazer and a Litigation Trailblazer, and by Latino Leaders Magazine as a Top Latino Lawyer, in recognition of his pioneering work in antitrust cases and leadership in the Hispanic community.  He has been recognized by The Legal 500 for Antitrust, Commercial Disputes and Securities Litigation, and by Best Lawyers.  He has also been named as a national and local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation, a Notable Diverse Leader in Law by Crain’s New York Business and an Expert in Competition and Antitrust by Euromoney Legal Media Group.

Hector currently serves on the Committee on Character and Fitness for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department.  He was appointed and served as a member of Governor George Pataki’s New York State Judicial Screening Committee for the First Department from 2002 to 2006.  He has also served on the Yale Law School Association’s Executive Committee.