Torin A. Dorros represents clients in sophisticated business transactions, as well as complex appellate and commercial litigation, worldwide with a significant focus on the Entertainment & Media; Internet, Software, and Technology; and Healthcare industries. Mr. Dorros has an intimate understanding of the complex and continually evolving mobile, digital, social media, technology, telemedicine and e-health landscapes. As such, much of his transactional practice is focused on brand development and protection—including branded entertainment, licensing, and sponsorship deals—and digital and technological "connectivity" modalities—including mobile devices/technologies, social media and networking, Internet, wireless and telecommunications. Having been the General Counsel for the Jackson Hole Film Institute, he regularly assists both media and non-media corporate clients as “outside general counsel” overseeing all of the clients’ transactional and litigation legal needs. Mr. Dorros routinely provides general/day-to-day corporate legal advisory services, from corporate formation to mergers and acquisitions, as well as licensing of products, services, and intellectual property for a broad based corporate clientele.
Mr. Dorros represents clients in an array of matters including branded entertainment, advertising, and sponsorship of mobile and wireless technologies and consumer packaged goods. He also has significant experience representing clients involved in the creation, development, and publication of graphic novels and comic books as well as animation (including new media formats) and special, digital, and visual effects, and their related industries and businesses, including video games, mobile content/applications/games, and film/television/webisodes. Mr. Dorros has handled numerous sophisticated corporate transactions and well as complex commercial litigation and appeals for companies both in technology industries and/or related to a company’s technology. Mr. Dorros regularly advises on issues related to telemedicine as well as e-health and represents healthcare clients on the development, financing, and operations of telemedicine ventures and projects worldwide. Mr. Dorros also represents health care professionals and institutions in sophisticated corporate, administrative and regulatory matters. Because of Mr. Dorros’ expertise in sophisticated appellate and trial level strategic counseling and complex business transactions, he is also often called upon to advise clients in a number of other industries, including Aerospace, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Hotel & Travel, Manufacturing & Distribution, Real Estate, and Retail & Apparel.
Licensed and practicing in multiple jurisdictions, including California, New York, the District of Columbia, and Wyoming, Mr. Dorros has represented clients in both State and Federal appellate and trial courts including the United States Supreme Court, as well as provided strategic appellate trial counseling and substantive motion practice advice for cases, worldwide. He has represented countries, multibillion-dollar multinational corporations, and national trade associations in sophisticated and ground breaking appellate and trial level matters. He has successfully represented clients in complex issues involving the Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act, medical peer review confidentiality, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, tort liability for blood banks’ transfusion procedures, Medicaid/Medicare rate reimbursement disputes, the Lanham Act/trademark infringement/false advertising/trademark dilution, the Copyright Act/copyright infringement, domain names, online advertising, entertainment “credit” disputes, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, the Federal Arbitration Act, the National Bank Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Truth in Lending Act, state and federal lending laws, securities violations, multimillion dollar premises liability, large scale construction defect, wage and labor law, and sophisticated commercial disputes.
Mr. Dorros earned his LLM in Banking, Corporate, and Finance Law with Honors from Fordham University School of Law, his J.D. with a focus in Health Law from the University of Houston Law Center, his B.A. in Economics from Colgate University, and the General Course in Philosophy from the London School of Economics. Mr. Dorros was a member of the University of Houston Law Center’s National Health Law Moot Court Team.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
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|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Association of the Bar of the City of New York||Member||N/A|
|New York County Lawyers' Association||Member||N/A|
|American Health Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of California||Member||N/A|
|California Society for Healthcare Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|Fordham University School of Law||LL.M - Master of Laws||2002|
|University of Houston Law Center||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Colgate University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|London School of Economics and Political Science||The General Course||1992|
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