Mr. Corrigan has practiced law for more than 20 years, after first earning his CPA certificate in 1985 as a member of Price Waterhouse and graduating magna cum laude (2nd in his class) from Southwestern Law School in 1989. At Southwestern, Mr. Corrigan earned top honors in many subjects, including American Jurisprudence Awards in Bankruptcy, Remedies and Introduction to Income Taxation, and Exceptional Achievement Awards in Sales and Estate Planning and Drafting.
Mr. Corrigan developed big firm legal skills and experience as an associate at a nationally renowned bankruptcy boutique, Gendel, Raskoff, Shapiro & Quittner, where he worked for two years, then for three years at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in its bankruptcy reorganization practice group, and finished his big firm training with 5 years at Kaye Scholer Fierman Hays & Handler, where he worked as a senior associate in its insolvency and litigation practice groups.
In 1999, Mr. Corrigan founded Corrigan & Morris LLP with Stanley C. Morris. Since 1999, Corrigan & Morris LLP has worked on a broad range of legal matters, focusing primarily on business litigation. Mr. Corrigan has represented clients in arbitrations, as well as federal, bankruptcy and state court proceedings throughout California and the United States. Mr. Corrigan has appeared in courts in Florida, Colorado, New York and Nevada, although his primary practice remains in and around Los Angeles, California. Mr. Corrigan has also been responsible for all aspects of work on a variety of appeals in the state and federal court system. Mr. Corrigan’s litigation practice has included representation of both plaintiffs and defendants, and has included a broad range of matters, including bankruptcy, securities, business fraud, contract, intellectual property, employer/employee claims and real estate matters.
Mr. Corrigan also acts as outside general business counsel for a small number of clients, and, as such, becomes involved in forming business entities, advising on employment disputes, leasing and providing general contract negotiation and drafting services.
Mr. Corrigan is the proud father of four children. He and his family have been active members of their community in Santa Monica for the past 50 years. Since 1985, Mr. Corrigan has been a member in good standing with the California State Board of Accountancy, although he has been an inactive member since 1989. Since 1989, Mr. Corrigan has been a member in good standing and active member of the State Bar of California.