Waller recently announced Paula Torch has been named executive director of the law firm's Healthcare Department. In her role, she will work closely with the firm's healthcare industry team, board of directors and practice group leaders to expand the firm's work in the healthcare industry, broaden its focus in emerging markets and sectors, and lead the development and execution of the department's strategic business plan.
With over a decade of equity research experience, Torch most recently served as vice president and senior research analyst for Nashville-based Avondale Partners. Prior to that, she served as vice president of Equity Research for Barclays Capital in San Francisco. She is a graduate of Fordham University in New York.