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Timothy Gallagher, MMG Owner

Timothy Gallagher


Office:   Main Office
Phone:   (212) 747-1230 Ext. 117
Fax:   (212) 747-1239 

Practice Areas:
Construction Accident,  Medical Malpractice,  Appellate Practice,  Toxic Torts

Timothy D. Gallagher has been with MMG since 1994. Tim began his legal career clerking for U.S. District Judge Thomas A. Flannery in Washington D.C. Following his clerkship he worked as a litigation associate at the prestigious firm White and Case, before joining ranks with his father, William Gallagher, at MMG. Now a co-owner of the firm, Tim has continued to build his reputation as a tenacious litigator, taking over 40 verdicts in the course of his impressive career. Admitted to New York State Courts as well as US District Courts of the Eastern and Southern Districts  and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Tim has tried cases in all of the firms specialties focusing his effort on MMG’s labor law and toxic torts practice areas. He was the lead appellate attorney in the landmark Labor Law case Joblon v. Solow, 91 N.Y.2d 457,672 N.Y.S.2d 286, 695 N.E.2d 237 (1998). Tim’s singular focus on achieving the best outcomes for his clients sets him apart and is evidenced in his mantra “treat every case as if it is your only case”.


Tim is also engaged outside of the firm, teaching CLE courses sponsored by the New York State Bar Association on Labor Law, Ethics and Civility in Civil Litigation. He has also lectured on Automobile Liability, Civil Trial Practice, and Insurance Coverage. He is a member of numerous professional and civic organizations including the Catholic Lawyers Guild, the Defense Association of New York, The Knights of Columbus, and the New York Bar Association. Timothy serves on the Executive Committee of the Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and on the board for the Defense Association of New York. 


Tim graduated with his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center cum laude in 1990. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame where he was a Notre Dame Scholar. He is a graduate of Regis High School in New York City.

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