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John J. Gallagher



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About John J. Gallagher

John Gallagher, a lawyer of 43 years and the founder of Gallagher Law, has established a practice that provides a board array of expert legal services, both nationally and internationally.  John has wide-ranging experience in the global energy sector.  John has worked extensively on matters from nuclear energy, oil and gas, space and satellite, and technology and equipment transfer.   One of Mr. Gallagher’s interests, both professionally and personally, involves nuclear non-proliferation. In that capacity, from 2003 until 2008, he served as the Chairman of the Board of the US Industry Coalition – a nonprofit entity created by the U.S. Congress to assist the Department of Energy in programs regarding nuclear, biological and chemical non-proliferation.  John has been a regular attendee on various Congressional delegations which have met with significant leaders in the executive and legislative branches of Eastern European Governments.

Recently, John has devoted his efforts to representing clients in the commercialization of space through the expansion of large satellite platforms.   John draws on his vast space law knowledge and decades of work advising innovators in the telecommunications and satellite industries.

Professionally, Mr. Gallagher graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1976.  He taught for five years as Adjunct Professor in the Honors Program of LaSalle University and is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.  John’s  broad litigation background was nurtured by a diverse history of transactional and general representation engagements which have included complex financing arrangements, entrance to new markets worldwide and corporate transactions related to companies in their expansion of operations nationally and internationally.  For 35 years, he has been rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell® – a Peer Review Rating which is an outstanding achievement and demonstrates that a lawyer has earned the highest rating available for their legal ability and professional ethics.

John Gallagher has been married to Joan Gallagher for 48 years and they are the proud parents of Kathleen Gallagher Kamper, Joan Gallagher, Esq., Ann Gallagher Till, M.D., and John Michael Gallagher, who is the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Hartford University.  In his downtime, John can be seen rooting for the Hartford Hawks Men’s Basketball Team or on the sidelines of an event for one of his fourteen grandchildren, Michael Kamper, Katie Till, Marie Kamper, Anna Till, Monica Kamper, Joanie Quinn, Brendan Till, Jack Quinn, Kenna Gallagher, Colleen Quinn, Alanna Gallagher, Danny Quinn, John Joseph (Jack) Gallagher, and Mary Kate Gallagher.