Corrine Irish is an attorney with the international law firm Squire Patton Boggs, where she litigates and counsels clients on a variety of complex commercial matters, ranging from contract disputes to enforcing intellectual property rights to advising clients on regulatory compliance.
Ms. Irish is also a founding member of the firm’s Public Service Initiative, where she has litigated death penalty, criminal, and civil rights cases involving a miscarriage of justice or a denial of fundamental rights on behalf of indigent clients. She also has served as counsel for amici clients before the U.S. Supreme Court in important cases of criminal constitutional law.
Ms. Irish previously served as a law clerk, 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 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Ms. Irish is a lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School, where she has taught since 2012. She was also an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School in 2008 and 2009.
Ms. Irish was recognized for six consecutive years as a Rising Star in New York Super Lawyers and recently has been named to The National Black Lawyers – Top 100.
Ms. Irish is a mayoral designee to the Board appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
J.D. Harvard Law School; B.A., University of Pennsylvania