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John C. Gallagher III

John C. Gallagher III

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Personal Injury

About Me

I currently volunteer my time to the New York Women’s Bar Association Pro Bono Matrimonial Law Project.    


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Photos and Videos

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 75%
    2 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • David George Thomas

    John and I practiced together while he was at Greenberg Traurig, LLP and we attended law school together. We also have handled cases together as co-counsel and, in all of my years practicing law, I have not come across a finer, honorable, and skilled practitioner.


    David Thomas Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Gallagher Law Offices PLLC

1 Wolfs Lane
Suite 314
Pelham, NY, 10803


NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 200503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Service AwardNew York City Family Court Volunteer Attorney Program2012
Pro Bono Service AwardNew York City Family Court Volunteer Attorney Program2011
Pro Bono Service AwardNew York City Family Court Volunteer Attorney Program2010
Pro Bono Service AwardNew York City Family Court Volunteer Attorney Program2009
Jurisprudence AwardSuffolk University Law School1997
Associate Executive Editor, Suffolk University Law ReviewSuffolk University Law School1997
Distinguished Advocate AwardSuffolk University Law School1996
Staff Member, Suffolk University Law ReviewSuffolk University Law School1996
Father Anselm O'Regan Award in Liberal StudiesSaint Anselm College1994
All-Conference Academic TeamNortheast Ten Conference1993
All-Conference Academic TeamNortheast Ten Conference1992

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Village AttorneyVillage of Pelham2015 - Present
Member Board of DirectorsThe Picture House Regional Film Center2013 - Present
MemberGallagher Law Offices PLLC2011 - Present
CounselReed Smith LLP2008 - 2011
CounselEdwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, LLP2004 - 2008
AssociateLee, Levine & Bowser LLP2002 - 2004
AssociateEdwards & Angell2000 - 2002
AssociateCooley Manion Jones LLP1998 - 2000
Legal InternSuffolk County District Attorney's Office1996 - 1996
Law ClerkFeinberg & Alban, PC.1996 - 1997

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Westchester County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
New York City Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeMember2012 - 2014
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome

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Publication NameTitleDate
New York State Bar Association publicationLaw Firm Marriage - Ten Tips for a Blissful Merger2013
Mass Torts (ABA)Undamaged: Federal Court Establishes Criteria for Mass Tort Screenings2007
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)Federal Civil Litigation in the First Circuit2003
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)Massachusetts Discovery Practice2002
Suffolk University Law ReviewSweet Music Lost: Mountain Biking Banished From Federal Lands Under the National Parks Service Organic Act of 19161998

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolCum LaudeJD - Juris Doctor1998
Saint Anselm CollegeLiberal Studies in the Great BooksBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Bridge the GapNew York Judgment Enforcement2014
Mass Product Liability Litigation: A Defense PrimerProduct Liability Litigation2013
Reed Smith Global Private Equity GroupApplication of a ‘Unified Standard’ for Reviewing Controlling Shareholder Freeze-Out Transactions2010
Products Liability 101Global Overview2010
Products Liability 101Defense Strategies and Motions2010