Kristen T. Gallagher
Areas of Practice
- Nevada, 2005
- J.D., magna cum laude, William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV, 2005
- Master of Social Work, UNLV, 2002
- B.S., Business, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1993
A partner in the firm’s Las Vegas office, Ms. Gallagher works primarily in the areas of commercial, corporate and general civil litigation, as well as employment & labor law. She has been admitted to practice in all Nevada state courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.
Ms. Gallagher, a native of Wheaton, Illinois, attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and graduated in 1993 with a bachelor of science in business from the Kelley School of Business. Ms. Gallagher also has a master of social work degree from UNLV. She earned her Juris Doctor from the UNLV’s Boyd School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude. During law school, Ms. Gallagher worked in the Juvenile Justice Clinic and was a student notes editor for the Nevada Law Journal.
Before graduate and law school, Ms. Gallagher worked in the insurance industry for seven years. She moved to Las Vegas in 2000.
Commercial & Complex Litigation
Ms. Gallagher has handled commercial litigation disputes in both federal and state courts, involving such claims as breach of contract, alter ego, and financial services issues involving TILA, RESPA, and other related claims. She has also served as a local counsel in federal district courts on a number of matters.
Employment & Labor Law
Ms. Gallagher represents employers in all facets of employment & labor law before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.
Awards and Recognition
Super Lawyers – “Mountain States Rising Stars”
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