Ben Torres was born in Atlanta and grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia. He is an associate litigation attorney in King & Spalding’s Trial & Global Disputes division. Ben devotes much of his practice to defending national and international pharmaceutical and agrochemical companies in mass tort litigation involving allegations of products liability. He primarily defends cases bringing claims for design defect, manufacturing defect, strict liability, negligence, punitive damages, and violation of consumer protection statutes.
Ben is committed to pro bono work. He serves the Trevor Project, a nonprofit organization with the goal the goal of ending suicide among LGBTQ+ youth, with various ongoing projects. He also assisted the Georgia Chamber of Commerce with preparing an amicus brief in a consequential case in the Supreme Court of Georgia. He has represented tenants involved in landlord-tenant disputes through the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.
Ben graduated with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2019, where he served as the Executive Online Editor of the Georgia Law Review, was an award-winning member of the moot court team, and he externed with the Georgia Office of the Attorney General. He was a first-generation law student and is a second-generation American, as his father came to the United States from Mexico. He lives in Johns Creek with his partner, Todd, their dog, Charlie, and their two cats, Nova and Zelda.