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At work, I am very  dedicated to our clients and obtaining justice.


At home, I am very dedicated to my family (7 kids! 2 in college!), and bettering the World around us through service and kind spirit.


At play, I play hard, but safe!


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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 85%
    24 years
  2. Business: 15%
    24 years



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Gallagher Law Group, P.C.

171 W. Lancaster Avenue
Suite 100
Paoli, PA, 19301


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Awesome Attorneys 2010Suburban Life Main Line Magazine2010
Readers' Choice Elite Lawyer for Workplace IssuesSmartCEO Magazine2010
Top Employment LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2009
Distinguished RatingMartindale-Hubbell1996
New England ScholarNew England Law School1991
New England Law ReviewNew England School of Law1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentLaw Offices of John A. Gallagher2006 - Present
PartnerHigh, Swartz, Roberts & Seidel1996 - 2006
AssociateHarvey, Pennington, Herting & Renneisen1991 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chester County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Montgomery Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationChairman, General Practice Committee2008 - 2009
Montgomery County Bar AssociationChairman, Labor and Employment Law Committee2007 - 2008
Montgomery County Bar AssociationChairman, Labor and Employment Law Committeee2006 - 2007
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember, Board of Directors2002 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Whitman v. Proconex, Inc.Won Court Ruling in FMLA Case
Scholly v. JMK Plastering, Inc.Won Overtime Retaliation Case
Karedes v. Gannett Company, Inc.Won Libel/Defamation Case
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Publication nameTitleDate
Hiring & Discharge ComplianceThe Equal Opportunity Statement1998
Hiring & Discharge CompliancePaid versus Unpaid Leave1998
Benefits and Compensation SolutionsWork Related Injuries: A Legal Tarpit1995
New England Law ReviewIn Wake of Exxon Valdez; Murky Legal Waters of Liability and Compensation1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawN/AN/A1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Montgomery County Bar Association Annual Employment Law SeminarRecent Developments in Employment Law2007
Annual Employment Law SeminarFMLA, ADA and Workers Compensation2006