Torin A. Dorros

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Phone: (310) 469-9600

Of Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet Law

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California 1997
  • District of Columbia 1999
  • New York 2002
  • Wyoming 2008
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California


  • Bachelor of Science - Colgate University, B.A., 1993
  • Juris Doctorate - University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1996
  • LL.M. - Fordham University School of Law, 2002


Torin A. Dorros
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Mr. Dorros represents clients in all aspects of complex commercial litigation, business law, privacy, data breach, intellectual property litigation and appeals with a particular focus on the Healthcare; Entertainment and Media; and Internet, Software, and Technology industries. Mr. Dorros has an intimate understanding of the complex and continually evolving privacy, mobile, digital, social media, technology, telemedicine, and e-health landscape. A significant aspect of Mr. Dorros’ practice is privacy compliance with a particular emphasis on medical records and protected health information (“PHI”) privacy issues. Mr. Dorros has successfully represented clients both on an individual and class action basis in State and Federal Court nationwide in significant and groundbreaking cases related to PHI privacy and confidentiality violations and data breaches. Often Mr. Dorros’ cases involve or arise from violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”), the heightened confidentiality requirements under 42 C.F.R., Part 2 and analogous State laws for certain types of medical conditions, treatments, and diagnoses, and other health and personal information privacy laws and regulations.

Mr. Dorros represents Entertainment and Media clients in matters related to branded entertainment, privacy, advertising, and licensing/sponsorship of mobile and wireless technologies and consumer packaged goods. He has significant experience representing clients involved in graphic novels/comic books, animation (including new media formats), and special, digital, and visual effects, virtual reality augmented reality, 3D, and the related industries, including video games, mobile content, and film/television. 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 is often called upon to advise clients in commercial and intellectual property litigation and appeals and corporate transactions related to technology and technology industry-related companies. 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' technology practice often relates to bridging the gap between a client's offline and online or mobile presence. complex commercial litigation,

Mr. Dorros was born and raised in Southern California. He holds a bachelor's degree in from Colgate University and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Houston Law Center. He then completed a Masters of Laws Degree from Fordham School of Law. He is admitted to the Bars of California, New York, District of Columbia and Wyoming. Licensed and practicing in multiple jurisdictions, Mr. Dorros has represented clients in both State and Federal trial and appellate 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 individuals, countries, multibillion-dollar multinational corporations, and national trade associations in sophisticated and groundbreaking appellate and trial-level matters. He has successfully represented clients in complex issues involving Constitutional and common law privacy rights, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”), the Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act (“FSIA”), medical peer review confidentiality, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (“EMTALA”), tort liability for blood banks’ transfusion procedures, Medicaid/Medicare rate reimbursement disputes, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”), 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 (“FAA”), the National Bank Act (“NBA”), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), the Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”), state and federal lending laws, securities violations, multimillion dollar premises liability, large scale construction defect, wage and labor law, and sophisticated complex and commercial disputes.

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