UCLA Volunteer – Human Resources
Torrie N. Harris brings a diverse background of legal practice experience in employment discrimination litigation, privacy act matters, and government contract appeals, as well as aerospace industry experience and teaching Contracts Law. Torrie began her legal career with the U.S. General Services Administration, in Washington, D.C., as a member of the General Law and Real Property Divisions with responsibilities of litigating Title VII matters before the EEOC, serving as legal counsel for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act matters, as well as a litigator of government contract appeals before the (formerly known as) GSBCA. Torrie currently resides in the greater Los Angeles area and during this time, she garnered additional skills in government contracts while working in the Aerospace industry, specifically, TASC, Inc. (now SAIC), where she negotiated non-disclosure agreements (NDA’s) and managed a portfolio of prime contracts and subcontracts in support of the Air Force Business Unit, and Northrop Grumman Corporation, where she served as a lead Contract Administrator for the Space Systems Resilience group and an F-35 Contract Administrator, prior to her promotion of Manager, Contracts of the Research & Technology Contracts group. Torrie is a faculty member with Abraham Lincoln University. She earned a J.D. degree from Albany Law School, a M.A. in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco, and a B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University. She currently is pursing her Executive MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management with a focus of establishing her own enterprise and non-profit geared toward helping others rebound from traumas.