Title: Management Advisor, Trial Lawyer (Retired)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Charles W. Jirauch, Retired Management Advisor and Trial Lawyer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in litigation and trial law.
With a career spanning over four decades, Mr. Jirauch built an esteemed reputation for success in his field. He pursued a formal education at Washington University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, though he later decided not to pursue engineering. Following this, he attended Georgetown University, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1970. He went on to become certified to practice law in the states of Illinois, Arizona, Nevada, California, and Colorado, along with the United States Supreme Court. In 2008, after becoming an established professional, Mr. Jirauch returned to school at the University of England and Wales to earn a diploma in European Union commercial law.
Though pursuing law was never his intention, Mr. Jirauch found much success as a litigation attorney and, later, as a trial lawyer. In 1970, he was hired at Leydig, Voit, & Mayer, though he shortly relocated to McDermott, Will, & Emery. From 1975 until 2000, he was with Streich, Lang, & Phoenix. In 2013, after ten years as a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, Mr. Jirauch was able to fulfill his dreams of working in business without leaving his law career behind when he became vice president, strategic development, and general counsel at Easy Energy Systems, Inc. He subsequently became a management advisor for Walker & Peskind PLLC, where he remained until he retired in 2016. In light of his accomplishments, Mr. Jirauch was awarded the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019. Furthermore, he is listed among the Southwest Super Lawyers of Intellectual Property Litigation and the Best Lawyers in America. He is additionally a Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Rated Preeminent Attorney.
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