Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Pedro Torres-Díaz named Hispanic National Bar Association General Counsel

Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) has appointed Pedro Torres-Díaz, Partner in the Miami office of Jackson Lewis, as HNBA General Counsel. This appointment to the Association’s 2011-2012 Board of Governors will require Torres-Díaz to attend to all legal matters of the Association and represent it in such legal matters. In addition, Torres-Díaz will supervise and direct the work of all Deputy General Counsels.

An integral part of a national firm whose reputation for excellence continues to be awarded, Mr. Torres-Díaz was previously Chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the HNBA, as well as the voting representative on the HNBA Board for the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, he was a Partner in the Labor and Employment Law Department of a leading law firm in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a frequent and featured speaker on labor and employment issues.

In reaction to the selection, Mr. Torres-Díaz stated, "I am honored and humbled by this appointment. I admire HNBA National President Benny President Agosto as a leader, and as a dear friend. I am excited about the opportunity to contribute in any way I can to the success of his presidency and the Association. My goal as General Counsel is to help take this organization to even higher levels of professionalism, achievement, and success, both for our members and for the community we serve."

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