The Gallagher Law group, P.C. is one of the leading firms in Environmental Law.
We are highly experienced in complex commercial and environmental litigation involving national and multinational disputes. We consistently pioneer innovative resolutions for both plaintiff and defendant clients with our assertive yet cooperative approach.
Our attorneys have served critical roles in several high-profile Superfund lawsuits and settlements. We were among the first to develop and utilize environmental insurance solutions to resolve large-scale contamination cases when we designed, negotiated and closed the large environmental liability transfer arrangement on behalf of the State of California in the matter of Iron Mountain Mine.
We regularly handle cases involving tens and hundreds of millions of dollars and many of our cases including Carson Harbor Village Ltd. v. City of Carson have been cited numerous times for a wide range of key CERCLA issues.
Gallagher & Gallagher's clients include government entities, public and private companies, non-profit groups, and individuals. The matters we frequently handle in our Environmental and Toxic Tort Law practice include investigation, litigation, risk management, permitting and regulatory compliance, and insurance coverage. Our expertise includes:
- Soil and/or groundwater contamination (CERCLA or "Superfund," RCRA, and state analogues)
- Water quality and wetlands restoration (Clean Water Act, Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act)
- Air quality (the federal Clean Air Act, various state air pollution control laws)
- Environmental impacts of government activities (NEPA, CEQA)
- Human exposure to toxins and carcinogens (toxic tort-related personal injury, Prop 65)
In our Commercial and Civil Law practice, we address a wide range of legal issues that include:
- Contractual and other business disputes
- Personal injury
- Employment and labor law
- Products liability
- Construction defects
- Commercial property
- Class actions
- Insurance coverage
Gallagher & Gallagher's Mediation practice is built on expert interpersonal skills, a deep knowledge of the law, a broad knowledge of risk management solutions and an innate ability to bring parties to a resolution. We are frequently retained to mediate complex environmental, toxic tort, commercial, and class action cases.