Paul Torres has broad experience in business and commercial litigation in state and federal court, and before arbitration panels. He has represented domestic and international companies, and individuals, in a variety of matters, including contract disputes, securities class actions, derivative complaints, and contested bankruptcy proceedings. Mr. Torres has worked on matters from initial pleading through early and late settlement, mediation, summary judgment, jury and judge trial verdicts, and appeals.
Prior to joining DAE, Mr. Torres was a litigation attorney at Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, a real estate law firm located in Century City, where he obtained significant experience representing clients in the real estate industry. Immediately after law school, Mr. Torres worked for seven years as a litigation attorney in the Los Angeles office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.
Mr. Torres graduated from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. He received a B.A. in Psychology, and a Minor in Accounting, from the University of California, Los Angeles.