Claire Torchiana’s practice focuses on litigating class actions on behalf of consumers who have been misled, deceived or harmed by large corporations.
Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Claire was an attorney focused on student loan debt at the Student Borrower Protection Center and Housing and Economic Rights Advocates, two of the country’s leading consumer protection advocacy organizations.
Claire is fluent In French.
While at Stanford Law School, she helped run the Social Security Disability Project, participated in the Community Law Clinic, and was executive editor of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
Claire is admitted only in California. She is currently working under the close supervision of partners of the firm who are admitted to practice in New York.
- American Association for Justice
- California Bar Association
- Claire serves as the pro bono coordinator for Cohen Milstein’s New York office
- Brief of Community Development Financial Institutions and Credit Unions as Amici Curiae In Support of Petitioners, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Community Financial Services Ass’n of America, Ltd. (U.S. Supreme Court)
- Equal Justice Works Fellow, Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (2019 – 2021)