Jorge M. Torres
Venture Partner, Silas Capital
Jorge M. Torres is a Venture Partner at Silas Capital, a New York-based investment firm that works with early growth-stage consumer businesses. The firm has invested in companies from a broad array of consumer products categories such as Casper (housewares), Bare Snacks (packaged foods), Lifefactory (housewares), Boll & Branch (housewares) Tracksmith (apparel), Ringly (jewelry), and others.
Before joining Silas Capital, Jorge practiced intellectual property law at several Am Law 100 firms including Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Milbank Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, and at Fish & Richardson. His practice focused on litigating complex patent infringement lawsuits, technology M&A, and performing legal due diligence for private equity and public markets investors. Earlier in his career, he clerked for the Honorable Raymond C. Clevenger III on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Jorge holds a BS in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
As a member of Class 16, Jorge served his fellowship at Silas Capital.