Corrine Irish named to the Class of 2022 Presidential Leadership Scholars | 01 | 2022 | New
The Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program has named Squire Patton Boggs Pro Bono Advisor Corrine Irish as one of 60 Scholars who will form the program’s seventh annual class.
PLS serves as a catalyst for a diverse network of leaders coming together to collaborate and create meaningful change in the United States and around the world as they learn about leadership through the lens of the presidential experiences of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton , George HW Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson.
Over the course of several months, fellows will learn from past presidents, former key administration officials, and leading scholars. They will study and practice various leadership approaches and develop a network of peers who can help them make an impact in their communities.
Ms. Irish is an experienced litigator and strategic legal advisor on matters including contract litigation, commercial torts, intellectual property enforcement and defense, constitutional law and employment matters.
She is also a pro bono advisor to Squire Patton Boggs, where she manages the firm’s pro bono practice in the United States and several offices abroad. Ms Irish has a long-standing commitment to volunteerism as one of the founding members of the firm’s Public Service Initiative. She has successfully litigated cases of capital punishment, life imprisonment, and civil rights violations of indigent clients involving miscarriage of justice and/or denial of fundamental rights. She has acted as counsel for amici clients before the United States Supreme Court in landmark constitutional criminal law cases. Corrine also represents low-income artists and arts organizations in matters of compliance and intellectual property.