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Pearl Gallagher

Pearl Gallagher

Practice areas:

Business, Real Estate

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About Me

I was born, raised and went to college in the Bay Area. I earned my undergraduate business management degree from Menlo College in Atherton, California. The summer following graduation from Menlo College, I spent the summer on the East Coast volunteering for a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families affected by children with cancer called Time for Life. Following that summer, I attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law, from which I earned my law degree in 2005.  


While in law school, I served as a law clerk for an insurance defense firm, Mordini & Schwartz,  judicial extern for the Bankruptcy court for the Northern District of California, a real estate analyst for American Express Tax and Business Services, and student editor of the Loyola University Chicago Consumer Law Review. These experiences exposed me to litigation, bankruptcy issues and commercial retail leases.


Following law school, I took and passed the Illinois bar. In September of 2005, I moved to Las Vegas to accept a position as an attorney in the Business Department of Lionel Sawyer & Collins. I have been here ever since. 


I enjoy representing clients in business transactions. I work hard to be efficient and responsive, raise the legal issues in a deal and step out of the way to allow the clients to make their business decisions.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Real Estate: 50%
  2. Business: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Maximiliano D. Couvillier

    I endorse this lawyer. Pearl is smart, analytical and spot-on.

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    Maximiliano Couvillier Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher R. Childs

    I endorse this lawyer. Pearl is one of the best real estate and business lawyers in Nevada.

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    Christopher Childs Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Childs Watson & Gallagher, PLLC

770 E. Warm Springs Road
Suite 225
Las Vegas, NV, 89119

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active200605/09/2015
ILRetired200505/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2014
Top LawyersDesert Companion2014
Southern Nevada's Top AttorneysNevada Business Magazine2013
50 Best Up and Coming AttorneysNevada Business Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Up & Coming AttorneyNevada Business Magazine2011
Top 20 Best Up & Coming AttorneysNevada Business Magazine2010
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2009
Up & Coming AttorneyNevada Business Magazine2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerChilds Watson & Gallagher, PLLC2015 - Present
PartnerLionel Sawyer & Collins2013 - 2014
AssociateLionel Sawyer & Collins2005 - 2012

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of NevadaMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Clark County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Leadership Las Vegas Class of 2011GraduateN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
IKEA websiteSWEDISH HOME FURNISHINGS RETAILER IKEA SECURES CONTRACTORS FOR LAS VEGAS STORE OPENING SUMMER 2016 IN CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA2015
on linkedinStarting a Business in Nevada2015
Nevada LawyerRecent Changes to Real Estate Law2014
Lionel Sawyer & CollinsBishop and Zucker on Nevada Corporations and Limited Liability Companies2013
Communique (Clark County Bar)The Continued Evolution of the Trustee’s Sale Process in Nevada2013
Lionel Sawyer & CollinsBishop and Zucker on Nevada Corporations and Limited Liability Companies (member of editorial board)2011
2nd through 5th EditionsDoing Business in Nevada (editor and contributing author))N/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Menlo CollegeBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science2002