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James J. Torres

San Francisco

P 415-796-5404
F 415-394-9401


James J. Torres is an Associate in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on a range of employment law matters, including discrimination and harassment, wage and hour, wrongful termination, and retaliation claims.

While attending law school, Mr. Torres was a teaching assistant with the Harvard Trial Advocacy Workshop and a student attorney with the Harvard Education Law Clinic. For his work, Mr. Torres was awarded the Dean’s Scholar Prize in Legal Ethics and the Harvard Law School Public Service Award.  

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Torres was an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn and an Assistant Attorney General in New Mexico, where he engaged in civil litigation, served as counsel to multiple state boards and agencies, and successfully prosecuted one of the state’s first human trafficking cases.