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, Irish has litigated—at the trial and appellate level—death penalty cases as well as civil rights and federal habeas cases for indigent clients. Irish has also served as counsel for amici clients before the Supreme Court.  

Irish’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. Her work often involves international clients and litigating complicated issues involving international law, choice of law and personal jurisdiction.

She is recognized as a rising star in the 2011 metro edition of New York Super Lawyers, 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.   

Irish 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 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.  

Prior to joining Squire Sanders, she served as a law clerk from 2005 to 2007, first to The Honorable William G. Young of the U.S. Court for the District of Massachusetts and then to The Honorable Barrington D. Parker of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.