- Maurer School of Law Academy of Law Alumni Fellows (2018)
Denice M. Torres graduated from the IU Maurer School of Law in 1984. She distinguished herself in an executive career at Eli Lilly and Co. before teaming with Johnson & Johnson in 2014. Torres service to Johnson & Johnson include work with Ortho McNeil Neurologics, sales and marketing for biosurgery, and Janssen Pharmaceuticals before being appointed president of McNeil Consumer Healthcare in 2011. Leading the company's remediation of quality issues and the successful return of many iconic products, including Tylenol, she has enabled Johnson & Johnson to experience one of the most significant turnarounds in its long history.
In 2015, Torres was awarded Woman of the Year by Healthcare Businesswomen's Association. In 2013, Johnson & Johnson awarded her with Working Mother of the Year. She currently heads The Ignited Company and is working on a book on leadership and empowerment.