• P. Andrew Torrez is a host of the show and a real life lawyer


Personal History

  • Graduated from George Washington University summa cum laude in 1994
  • Graduated from Harvard Law School in 1997 with honors
  • “Local Litigation Star” for the State of Maryland by Benchmark Litigation since 2011
  • He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Maryland Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and belongs to the Serjant’s Inn and Wranglers law clubs in Baltimore
  • Awarded Fellow of the American Bar Foundation on July 28, 2017
  • Law clerk to the Hon. Lawrence F. Rodowsky of Maryland’s Court of Appeals, the highest court in the State of Maryland

Legal History

Attorney in:


(Chief) Justice Andrew Torrez

  • Hypotheticals in which Andrew reveals what he'd do if asked questions before the SCOTUS and other situations
Episodes Andrew is Referenced as Chief Justice on
Episodes Andrew is Referenced as Justice on

Optimist Prime

  • An optimistic giant transforming robot
Episodes on which Optimist Prime appears

Senator Andrew Torrez

  • Hypotheticals in which Andrew reveals how he'd vote if a senator
Episodes Andrew is Referenced as Senator Torrez on


  • Mr. Torrez was one of the founders of the “Suits by Suits” employment law blog and wrote regularly on issues in employment law
  • "Off Base: New Insights Into an Old Game" (1998)
Book Recommendations
  • The Path to Power by Robert Caro referrence in OA159
  • The Best Defense by Alan Dershowitz references in OA198
  • The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis (Q&A 21)
  • The Twilight of the Pardon Power by Margaret Colgate Love (2010) oa362
  • The Power Broker by Robert Moses oa505

See also