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Michael J. Gallagher Senior Counsel PRINT FRIENDLY

HSD Photo Coming Soon Michael J. Gallagher has worked for over twenty years in the insurance defense and personal injury industry through Florida including seven years of construction defect litigation. Throughout his career he has served as both senior counsel and lead trial attorney successfully handling all manner of cases from initial assignment through settlement of trial. Michael’s many years of successful experience representing clients in matters of personal injury, wrongful death, and construction defects has made him a favorite with clients and produced excellent reviews. Prior to joining Hickey Smith Dodd, Michael operated his own practice where he served as lead trial attorney and as a litigation management and cost containment specialist to a variety of business entities including entrepreneurs as well as multi-million-dollar corporations. Michael has also previously served as Senior Counsel and Major Claims Counsel for a major insurance company. During his tenure, he investigated and served as lead attorney on high exposure cases while also supervising a team of employees through all phases of case development. He was one of only three attorneys selected to serve as lead counsel in matters deemed to have potential damages that exceeded 1.5 million dollars. During his career, Michael has also worked with the Special Investigative Unit to assist in the investigation of fraudulent first party claims. He also has provided mentorship and training on numerous issues involving relevant personal injury case law.


T/F (904) 414-2185


29 Broadway
Suite 2311
New York, NY 10006



JD, Western New England University

BA, Florida State University

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