Hugo Ruiz de la Torre works with our team of litigation professionals representing and advising clients on business and corporate disputes, arbitration, and general litigation matters in the trademark, securities, commercial speech, and product liability areas. Hugo has experience working on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement matters, and related civil litigation, including internal investigations relating to the False Claims Act (FCA), and the anti-bribery and books and records provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He also maintains a healthy pro bono practice, representing individuals facing or pursuing a variety of claims in New York State courts as well as advocating for refugees seeking asylum in the United States.
While in law school, Hugo was an associate editor of the Cardozo Law Review, a recipient of the Nathaniel Gates Scholarship, and a Berg Fellow. He also interned at the Innocence Project, which is dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing.
Hugo is fluent in Spanish.
Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law, 2014, J.D., Cum Laude
New York University, 2007, B.A., Politics, Cum Laude
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York