Irene Lax

Senior Counsel

Irene Lax is Senior Counsel in Block & Leviton’s Delaware office and focuses her practice on corporate stockholder litigation.  Ms. Lax has over a decade of experience in complex commercial litigation in both state and federal courts across the country.

Prior to joining Block & Leviton, Ms. Lax practiced in the Civil Rights Litigation Group at the New York Office of Grant & Eisenhofer P.A, and previously worked as an associate in the firm’s Corporate Litigation group.  Ms. Lax was also previously in-house counsel at a real estate company in New York City assisting with litigation and transactional legal business matters. She also worked as an associate Ballard Spahr LLP, where she assisted clients in civil litigation brought under federal and state securities laws, as well as federal antitrust laws. Upon graduating from law school, Ms. Lax served as law clerk for the Honorable Carolyn Berger, Supreme Court of the State of Delaware, from 2012-2013.

Ms. Lax earned her J.D. (magna cum laude) from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2012 where she was an Editor of the Temple Law Review and President of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court team. Ms. Lax received a joint honors B.A. (first class honors) in political science and international development studies from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec in 2009.

Ms. Lax has also co-authored several publications relating to Delaware law and securities litigation. Ms. Lax was selected for inclusion to Super Lawyers’ 2021 and 2022 list of Rising Stars for Civil Rights Litigation, New York Metro region.

  • JD, Temple University Beasley School of Law (magna cum laude)
  • B.A., McGill University (first class honors)
  • Delaware
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Clerk for Honorable Carolyn Berger, Supreme Court of the State of Delaware,  2012-2013