Corrine Irish

Lecturer in Law


Corrine Irish is a trial lawyer in the Squire Sanders New York office with experience handling complex litigation in both trial and appellate courts. As a member of the Public Service Initiative Corrine has litigated, at the trial and appellate level, death penalty cases as well as civil rights and federal habeas cases for indigent clients. Corrine has also served as counsel for amici clients before the United States Supreme Court. 

Corrine’s commercial litigation practice focuses on the representation of parties in complex litigation involving a wide range of matters including media law, intellectual property law, unfair competition, business torts and commercial contract disputes. Corrine’s work often involves international clients and litigating complicated issues involving international law, choice of law and personal jurisdiction.

Corrine is recognized as a Rising Star in the 2011 edition of New York Super Lawyers – Metro Edition magazine featuring outstanding young lawyers, a distinction that recognizes New York lawyers under the age of 40 or those in practice for 10 years or less.   
From 2005 to 2007, prior to joining Squire Sanders, Corrine served as a law clerk, first to The Honorable William G. Young of the United States Court for the District of Massachusetts and then to The Honorable Barrington D. Parker of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. 

Corrine is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Media Law Committee and chaired the Committee’s panel on Cyberbullying and Student Free Speech Rights in the Internet Age at the State Bar’s 2010 Annual Meeting. She was also appointed to the Pro Bono Panel for the United State Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. 

Corrine was appointed to be a lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School for the upcoming 2012-2013 school term and was an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School in 2008 and 2009.