L. Tracee Lorens
Tracee Lorens was born in Gunnison, Colorado in 1958. She attended Kent-Denver Country Day School in Denver, Colorado, followed by San Diego State University and Western State University, School of Law. She graduated from law school in 1990 and passed the Bar Exam in July of that year.
Lorens is the founding partner of Lorens & Associates, APLC, and focuses her practice on consumer litigation. She began by litigating individual plaintiffs' cases, such as, plaintiff's personal injury and employment related cases. Over the years she focused on complex individual plaintiff cases such as brain injury cases, bad faith insurance litigation, employment discrimination cases, wrongful death and products liability.
Since1999, Ms. Lorens has focused her practice on consumer class actions. She has obtained in excess of $50,000,000 in settlements and/or verdicts over her 15 year career. One of her more memorable cases, Albrecht v. Rite Aid, involved violations of California's wage and hour laws. It settled for $25,000,000 and Lorens received an Outstanding Advocacy Award honoring her efforts.
Lorens was a 2005 Nominee and Semi-Finalist for the San Diego Daily Transcript's Top 25 Lawyers of the Year and was President of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego in 2003. She has been a Director of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego for the past 15 years and on their Executive Committee for the past 7 years.
Ms. Lorens is the proud mother of a 15-year-old daughter named Alexandra Lorens and the wife of another of our highly successful local plaintiff trial lawyers, Wayne Alan Hughes. She is also a member of many professional organizations including the San Diego County Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Trial Lawyer Association, and the San Diego Lawyer's Club. In 2004, she was presented with a Senate Resolution, signed by Senator Joseph Dunn, recognizing her skills as a consumer attorney in California as well as her significant contributions to her community and State over the years.