BA ’73 Art History and Archaeology
Corcoran was the first woman partner with the law firm of Bracewell & Giuliani in Houston, Texas, and practiced for almost 25 years representing management in labor and employment, whistleblower, and False Claims Act issues. She has been certified as a labor law specialist and as a mediator/ADR provider. She has been a frequent speaker and author on all issues relating to labor and employment law.
Corcoran received her doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Virginia Law School. She was honored by the Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce as an Outstanding Young Houstonian, and she was chosen for Leadership Houston. She received an Arts & Science Distinguished Alumni Award in 1990. Corcoran has repeatedly been listed in Best Lawyers in America and also has served on several educational and charitable boards.