Benjamin H. Torrance
Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Telephone: (212)637-2703


  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, SDNY, Civil Division, 2002-present
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Merrick B. Garland, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2001-2002
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. District Court for the SDNY, 2000-2001
  • Legal Intern/Assistant, New York Daily News, 1996-1997
  • New Media Editor, The Atlantic Monthly, 1995-1996


  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 2007-2008


  • Columbia Law School, J.D. 2000
  • Harvard College, A.B. 1995, cum laude