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Executive Team


Diana Cortes, (she/her/ella)
City Solicitor
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Kristin K. Bray, (she/her/hers)
First Deputy City Solicitor
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Andrew Richman, (he/him)
Chair, Compliance, Investigations & Privacy
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Nicolette Burgess-Bolden, (she/her)
Chair, Social Services
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Renee Garcia, (she/her)
Chair, Litigation
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Valerie Robinson, (she/her)
Chair, Corporate & Tax
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Tianna K. Kalogerakis, (she/her)
Director of Professional Development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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David Torres, (he/him/his)
Director of Administration

David Torres is Director of Administration for the City of Philadelphia’s Law Department, and has held this title since 2020.  In this role, he serves as principal administrative and fiscal officer for the department.

He oversees the following areas:

  • Fiscal
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Contract Administration
  • Mailroom

David has been an employee of the City of Philadelphia since 2008, and has served in the Mayor’s Office, Inspector General’s Office, and Managing Director’s Office prior to joining the Law Department.

David is a graduate of Temple University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Adult and Organizational Development (2007).

Ava Schwemler, (she/they)
Director of Communications
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