Ingrid Petersen is a litigation associate. Before joining Irell, she clerked for the Hon. Karen Nelson Moore of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and for the Hon. James V. Selna of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

During law school at University of California, Irvine School of Law, Ingrid was a research editor for the UC Irvine Law Review, and she received the Faculty Award (highest performance in a course) for her work in Constitutional Analysis, Evidence, and Advanced Domestic Violence Clinic. She also earned the Dean’s Award (second highest performance in a course) for her work in Employment Discrimination, Torts, International Legal Analysis, Criminal Procedure, and Domestic Violence Clinic.

Ingrid earned a B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, and a B.A. in Drama, cum laude, at University of California, Irvine, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received the School of Social Sciences Order of Merit Recognition, among other honors.  

Practice Areas

Education

University of California, Irvine School of Law (J.D., 2016), summa cum laude; Research editor, UC Irvine Law Review; Faculty Award (highest performance in a course); Dean’s Award (second highest performance in a course)

University of California, Irvine (B.A., Political Science and Drama, 2012) magna cum laude and cum laude, respectively; Phi Beta Kappa; School of Social Sciences Order of Merit Recognition; Department of Political Science Honors Program

Admissions

  • California

Clerkships

  • Hon. Karen Nelson Moore, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Hon. James V. Selna, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
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