Areas of Practice

Jesús J. Torres

Jesús J. Torres is a Partner at the Firm. He graduated from California State University Northridge and earned his law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Mr. Torres’s legal practice focuses on litigation and trying catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death matters. 

Mr. Torres previously worked for two AM Law100 firms, Alston & Bird LLP, and Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP, where his legal practice focused on complex litigation, products liability, toxic torts, and consumer class actions. He has extensive experience in the automotive litigation space, having handled personal injury and economic loss product liability matters, consumer class actions in state court consolidated proceedings, multidistrict litigation, and litigation-related automotive warranty claims. He also worked for a Fortune 500 trucking and trailer company, and a mineral manufacturer as National Counsel.

Mr. Torres is an “outside of the box” thinking lawyer who is constantly looking and learning for creative ways to get the best results and value for his clients. He is also an aggressive and passionate advocate for his clients. He has successfully represented clients in manufacturer defects, design defects, and failure to warn matters that resulted in catastrophic injuries and wrongful deaths; premises liability matters involving dangerous defective designs of parking lots and crosswalks involving pedestrian vs. vehicle accidents; and toxic tort cases involving individuals exposed to chemicals, talc, quartz, silica, and pesticides resulting in cancers and wrongful deaths.

Mr. Torres has also handled litigation matters in a range of industries involving claims related to breach of contract, federal civil rights cases against police officers under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (excessive force and jail death cases), and premises liability

Mr. Torres is also committed to pro bono service, providing representation in immigration cases for asylum seekers from many countries, including Ukraine and Afghanistan, and children who were separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. Mr. Torres also represents immigrants in plaintiff-side false imprisonment/overdetention cases.