Mark Torres, is the General Counsel of Teamsters Union Local 810 in New York City, NY and the Director of Legal Affairs to the Union’s benefits funds. He has been practicing law for 8 years and became a Section member in 2010. Mr. Torres joined the section to network with fellow attorneys on a wide range of subjects concerning the ever changing field of labor and employment law. Prior to joining Teamsters Union Local 810, he served as an Associate with Proskauer Rose in the firm’s renowned employee benefits and executive compensation department. Mark has extensive experience in labor and employment law and regularly practices in federal, state and other various legal administrative agencies. He also handles a wide variety of legal matters including alternative dispute resolution, civil litigation, contracts, estate planning, and landlord/tenant matters. Mark is also an internationally known author of a crime novel thriller entitled ‘A Stirring in the North Fork.’ This dedicated lawyer and author is a great member to get to know.
Favorite Book: The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
Favorite Movie: “Shawshank Redemption”
Hidden Talent: Gardening
Hobbies: Writing Books
Dream Vacation: Bora Bora
Midnight Snack: Fruit
Favorite Class in Law School: Alternative Dispute Resolutions