Judge David B. Torrey
Allegheny and Erie Counties
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


David B. Torrey has been a Workers’ Compensation Judge with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry since 1993.  He is the creator and co-author of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation: Law & Practice (West 3rd ed. 2008); an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (1996-present); writer and editor of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Newsletter (1988-present).  He received his AB, magna cum laude, from West Virginia University (1982) and his JD from Duquesne University School of Law (1985).  He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Duquesne Law Review (Volume 23, 1984-85) and in both the US Army (1976-1979) and the West Virginia National Guard (1979-1982).