Joseph J.

Torres

Chicago, Illinois

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Member of the Board of Trustees Since July 2016


Joseph Torres is a partner with Jenner & Block in Chicago where he is a member of the firm's ERISA Litigation and Labor and Employment Practices group.  He concentrates his practice in labor, employment, and ERISA litigation before the state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as administrative agencies such as the NLRB, the EEOC, the DOL, and OSHA, in a wide variety of discrimination, employee benefit, whistleblower, retaliation, and other employment claims arising under state and federal law.


Joe serves on the governing Council for the Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association.  He also serves on the boards of the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation, the Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois, and the Chicago Academy for the Arts.  He is currently listed in the Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business. 


Joe received his BA from the University of Chicago and his JD from the University of Illinois College of Law.

Member of the Board of Trustees Since July 2016


Joseph Torres is a partner with Jenner & Block in Chicago where he is a member of the firm's ERISA Litigation and Labor and Employment Practices group.  He concentrates his practice in labor, employment, and ERISA litigation before the state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as administrative agencies such as the NLRB, the EEOC, the DOL, and OSHA, in a wide variety of discrimination, employee benefit, whistleblower, retaliation, and other employment claims arising under state and federal law.


Joe serves on the governing Council for the Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association.  He also serves on the boards of the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation, the Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois, and the Chicago Academy for the Arts.  He is currently listed in the Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business. 


Joe received his BA from the University of Chicago and his JD from the University of Illinois College of Law.