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P. Andrew Torrez founded this firm in 2015 after almost 25 years of experience
in larger firms in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area.

He strives to provide the same high-level intellectual firepower for his clients that
they have come to expect from the best law firms in the nation, without the steep price tag. 

P. Andrew Torrez founded this firm in 2015 after almost 25 years of experience in larger firms in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area.

P. Andrew Torrez founded this firm in 2015 after almost 25 years of experience in larger firms in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area. He strives to provide the same high-level intellectual firepower for his clients that they have come to expect from the best law firms in the nation, without the steep price tag. 

The Practice

Today, the practice is centered on business litigation in both Maryland and the District of Columbia. Mr. Torrez represents individuals and businesses in complex civil disputes, including breach of contract and business torts, intellectual property, employment law, insurance coverage and appeals before state and federal appellate courts. The firm has also worked hand-in-hand with individuals, startups and established businesses to provide counseling, advice and other legal services designed to identify and minimize future potential liabilities.  

P. Andrew Torrez

In addition to trial experience in state and federal courts, Mr. Torrez has represented clients in administrative proceedings, before state agencies such as the Maryland Board of Physicians and the Maryland Board of Education, in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including court-ordered mediation and in AAA arbitration disputes with eight- and nine-figure sums at stake. Mr. Torrez has briefed and argued numerous appeals before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, on certiorari to the Maryland Court of Appeals, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, as well as in the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the First, Fourth and District of Columbia Circuits. 

A 1997 graduate of Harvard Law School with honors, Mr. Torrez has been recognized as a “Local Litigation Star” for the State of Maryland by Benchmark Litigation since 2011 and was previously acknowledged as a “Rising Star” in the region. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Maryland Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and belongs to the Serjant’s Inn and Wranglers law clubs in Baltimore. FFHe was a law clerk to the Hon. Lawrence F. Rodowsky of Maryland’s Court of Appeals, the highest court in the State of Maryland. After graduating from Catonsville High School, Mr. Torrez went on to graduate from the George Washington University summa cum laude in 1994.  

Podcast

Opening Arguments, with Andrew Torrez and Thomas
Smith, is a legal podcast that helps you make sense of the news.  

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Writing

P. Andrew Torrez is admitted to the bars of the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. 

P. Andrew Torrez is the author of OffBase:  New Insights Into an Old Game, a 1998 book that anticipated the statistical revolution that transformed baseball. The book is now out of print after two printing runs. 

When he was a partner at Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Mr. Torrez was one of the founders of the “Suits by Suits” employment law blog and wrote on cutting-edge issues in employment law. His posts on various topics can be read here.  

Mr. Torrez wrote extensively about the Alex Rodriguez lawsuit and was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, The New YorkTimes and other media outlets.  Mr. Torrez correctly predicted that AlexRodriguez would withdraw his lawsuit against MLB several months in advance, which you can read about here

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933 Grovehill Road 
Baltimore, MD 21227  

Phone: (240) 230-7309