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Michael E Gallant

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury

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About Me

Mr. Gallant was born in New York, New York. He attended Fordham University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1989. After receiving his Juris Doctor degree from Catholic University of America in 1995, Mr. Gallant was admitted to the New York Bar in June 1995 and the District of Columbia Bar in December 1996. Additionally, he is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.


Before joining Pollack & Flanders to open their Washington, D.C., office,  Mr. Gallant was a partner of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP, and Herman, Mathis, Casey, Kitchens & Gerel, LLP. Mr. Gallant has spent the majority of his professional career practicing in the area of pharmaceutical and medical device products liability. He has been instrumental in pursuing litigation concerning the diet drugs Fen-phen and Redux®, silicone gel breast implants, the gastroesophageal reflux medication Propulsid, hormone replacement therapy Prempro™, diabetes drugs Rezulin, Avandia and Actos, the birth control patch Ortho Evra, and knee and hip replacement systems.


Mr. Gallant is actively involved in professional organizations such as the American Association for Justice, the D.C. Bar Association and the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 70%
    19 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 15%
    18 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
    19 years
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    19 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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    I have know Mike Gallant for many years; at one time we worked together at the same firm. He is a dilligent and hard working lawyer who always puts his clients' interests first. Mr. Gallant has substantial experience in litigation, medical malpractice and pharmaceutical product liability cases. His ethics are outstanding. I highly recommend him.

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Contact Info

1250 Connecticut Ave Nw
Ste 200
Washington, DC, 20036

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 199605/24/2015
NYCurrently registered 199503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyPollack & Flanders, LLP2004 - Present
PartnerAshcraft & Gerel1995 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
District of Columbia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1995 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995