We solve complex problems with effective, rigorous and innovative solutions.
Our attorneys routinely represent clients in high-profile Superfund and toxic tort lawsuits, including cases involving mine sites, oil and gas production activities, landfills, bulk chemical storage, weapons manufacturing, and pesticides.
We have an active energy and climate change practice. In Colorado, our firm played a central role in the groundbreaking program to retire coal-fired power plants in the Front Range. We also helped develop and defend the first statewide rules controlling methane (a potent greenhouse gas) from oil and gas production activities while fostering collaboration between large energy producers and environmental parties. Our fracking experts are known for assisting governments with rule development and agreements affecting oil and gas operators.
The Gallagher Law Group's clients include public and private companies, government entities, non-profit groups, and individuals.
The subject areas we handle in our Environmental and Toxic Tort Law practice include:
•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)
The Gallagher Law Group'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.
In our Commercial and Civil Law practice, we address a wide range of legal issues that include:
•Contractual and other business disputes
•Employment and labor law