Irene Xu focuses her practice on complex intellectual property litigation. Ms. Xu joined WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2021. While in Law school, Ms. Xu worked at the Cornell Law School Gender Justice Clinic and was an Honors Fellow for the Lawyering Program. Prior to law school, Ms. Xu worked as an engineering team lead at a semiconductor company in the Bay Area, where she led a team of engineers designing thermal management solutions for gas distribution systems.


  • Education

    • JD, Cornell Law School, 2022

      cum laude

      Publishing Editor, Cornell Law Review

    • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2015

    • BE, Materials Processing and Control, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2012

  • Admissions

    • California

  • Languages

    • Mandarin



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