BRIAN T. CORRIGAN 

Partner

Tel: 310-394-2829
Email: [email protected]

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • SEC Litigation and Investigations
  • Lender Lawsuits
  • Bankruptcy
  • Employee Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Contingency Cases
  • Corporate Work

BAR  ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Nevada
 

  

W
E WILL FIGHT TO PROTECT  YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
UNDER THE LAW.
 

Mr. Corrigan is a highly experienced business litigator and transaction lawyer who will fight for you to the maximum extent permitted by law. 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’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.

EDUCATION & COURT ADMISSIONS

Mr. Corrigan earned a BS in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University in 1983, while working as an LA County Beach Lifeguard and captaining LMU’s water polo team.

After college, he earned his CPA working in the tax and audit departments for Price Waterhouse. Mr. Corrigan maintains his CPA standing in inactive status with the State Board of Accountancy.

Mr. Corrigan next earned his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern School of Law, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude (second in his class) in 1989.

Mr. Corrigan has been admitted to practice as follows:

  • California State Bar Number 143188 – Admitted 12/11/1989 to practice in all California state courts
  • Nevada Bar Number 15721 - admitted 9/16/2021 to practice in all Nevada state courts
  • Central District of California – Admitted 12/11/1989; renewed 8/12/2022
  • Eastern District of California – Admitted 2/8/2019
  • Southern District of California – Admitted 10/5/1992
  • Admitted Pro Hac Vice in state and federal courts throughout the United States over a legal career started in 1989, including New York, Florida, Washington DC and Texas.
  

LEADERSHIP, MEMBERSHIP & HONORS

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 was named as a Southern California Super Lawyer in the magazine’s 2006 edition.

Mr. Corrigan is a member of St. Monica Catholic Church; and coached little league and pony league baseball and softball teams and AYSO soccer teams for over a decade while his children were playing youth sports.

 

FAMILY

Mr. Corrigan is the proud father of four children. He and his family have been active members of their community in Santa Monica, California, and more recently, in Henderson, Nevada for the past 50 years.