Hector Torres

Name and 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 of antitrust and other complex commercial cases, and recognized by clients for “outstanding” and "amazing" results, "tremendous success," “excellent work product, 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 recognized by Lawdragon as one of the Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in the U.S. for antitrust litigation.  He was honored by the National Law Journal as a 2017 M&A and Antitrust Trailblazer and as a 2015 Litigation Trailblazer, which celebrated 50 lawyers from throughout the country who advanced their legal practice through the use of innovative strategies and for exemplary achievements in the legal profession.  He has also honored as a Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders Magazine in recognition of his pioneering work in antitrust cases and leadership in the Hispanic community.  He has been recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Competition and The Legal 500 for Antitrust, Commercial Disputes and Securities Litigation.  He has also been named as a national and local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation, featured in New York Super Lawyers and named an Expert in Competition and Antitrust by Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides.

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.