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Adam K. Gallagher

Litigation Associate

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Biography

Adam K. Gallagher is a litigation associate and currently handles insurance coverage, complex litigation matters, contract matters, and LLC member disputes. Prior to joining Herold Law, Adam practiced in an insurance coverage law firm defending a national insurance carrier, which included prosecuting the recovery in excess of one million dollars from a contractor controlled insurance policy, preserving a workers compensation lien that exceeded one million dollars, and obtaining a favorable decision from the New Jersey Appellate Division.

Adam is also experienced in litigating a wide range of cases including general liability, commercial motor vehicle, New York Labor Law, and employment defense. He also has experience defending environmental matters involving potentially responsible parties. Prior to entering private practice, Adam served as a law clerk in the New Jersey Judiciary.

Adam graduated at the top of his class at New York Law School while working full time for a mid-size regional insurance defense firm where he gained exposure to litigating professional malpractice, wrongful death, and high exposure injury cases. While at that firm, he was part of a team that obtained a successful outcome in a case before the New York Court of Appeals.

Education

  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 2016
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Dean’s Leadership Council, New York Law School
    • Honors: Dean’s List, New York Law School
    • Honors: Elsberg Prize for Proficiency in the Law of Contracts – Evening Division, New York Law School
    • Honors: Professor Robert R. Rosenthal Award for Excellence in New York [Civil] Practice, New York Law School
  • La Salle University
    • B.A. History - 2006

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2017
  • New York, 2018
  • Florida, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2020

Representative Clients

  • Pickett v. Moore’s Lounge, 464 N.J. Super. 549, 237 A.3d 369 (App. Div. 2020)
  • Gateway Park, LLC v. Travelers Ins. Co., No. A-1221-18T2 (N.J. App. Div. 2020)