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Irene R. Lax

Irene R. Lax

  • Civil Rights
  • Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
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Irene Lax is senior counsel at Grant & Eisenhofer, focusing her practice on civil rights litigation. Ms. Lax is a vigorous advocate for survivors of sexual assault and victims of discrimination, wrongful incarceration, and other forms of harassment. Ms. Lax also litigates Title IX sexual assault actions and matters related to federal detention reform. Her representations include:
Aguirre-Jarquin v. Hemmert et al. (M.D. Fla.), an action alleging Section 1983 and related claims against defendants relating to the investigation leading to plaintiff’s death row sentence and 14 years of wrongful incarceration for two murders that he did not commit.
Sterling et al. v. Evanston Township High School District 202 et al. (N.D. Ill.), an action alleging Section 1983, Title IX, and related claims in connection with the sexual assault and inappropriate grooming of plaintiff and other female students by the school’s safety officers.
Youngers v. MTC et al. (D.N.M.), an action alleging Section 504, negligence, and other state law claims against government contractors for their role in the wrongful death of Roxsana Hernandez, a transgender Honduran immigrant who died while in ICE custody.

Ms. Lax earned her J.D. 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. in political science and international development studies from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec in 2009. Ms. Lax has co-authored several publications relating to Delaware law and securities litigation.

In 2021, Ms. Lax was selected for inclusion to Super Lawyers’ list of Rising Stars for Civil Rights Litigation, New York Metro region.

Education
Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D. (2012)
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Awards
Super Lawyers’ list of Rising Stars for Civil Rights Litigation
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Professional Associations
State Bar of New York  # 5640529
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- Current
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Delaware State Bar  # 06361
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- Current
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State Bar of Pennsylvania  # 314239
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- Current
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State Bar of New Jersey  # 031662012
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- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Delaware
Delaware Supreme Court
ID Number: 06361
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New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
ID Number: 031662012
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 5640529
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Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
ID Number: 314239
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9th Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of PA
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Area
    Civil Rights
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
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Attorney Profile
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College Sexual Misconduct (Title IX Violations)
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Sexual Harassment and Assault Lawsuits
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Discrimination Lawsuits
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Grant Eisenhofer P.A.
485 Lexington Ave
29th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Toll-Free: (855) 244-2031
Toll-Free: (855) 244-2031
Telephone: (646) 722-8500
Telephone: (646) 722-8500
Fax: (646) 722-8501
Fax: (646) 722-8501