Ms. Tor’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, arbitration, and appellate practice, primarily in the areas of product liability, construction litigation, and commercial litigation. She routinely litigates complex matters in state and federal courts throughout the country. Ms. Tor has significant experience defending class actions related to allegations of consumer fraud and allegedly defective consumer and building products.
Ms. Tor represents manufacturers and retailers of consumer and building products and pharmaceutical drug companies as well as real estate developers and general contractors in a wide variety of civil disputes involving product liability claims, construction and design defect claims, personal injury claims, mold contamination claims, and insurance coverage issues.
Because of her experience in federal court, Ms. Tor is often sought out as local counsel in intellectual property matters, including Hatch-Waxman and patent infringement litigation.
Ms. Tor was recognized as one of New Jersey’s “New Leaders of the Bar” by the New Jersey Law Journal for 2014. Ms. Tor is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED®-AP). Additionally, Ms. Tor was recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, and 2015.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Tor was a law clerk for the Honorable Erminie L. Conley, P.J.A.D., of the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. She was also an associate in the construction practice group of a major New Jersey law firm. During law school, Ms. Tor interned with the Honorable Garrett E. Brown, Jr., of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and with the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General, Environmental Protection Division.