Kathleen Gallagher is an associate in the Business Litigation Practice Group and focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis in contract disputes and business tort actions. She has extensive experience in complex construction and engineering litigation, mass tort and products liability claims, government contract disputes, as well as in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death claims, and insurance defence and coverage. Katie regularly handles claims alleging breach of contract, negligence, fraud, misrepresentation, breach of warranties, and professional liability. She has represented a wide range of clients, from individuals to Fortune 500 companies, in the commercial and residential construction, petrochemical, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries.
Katie is an experienced trial lawyer in both bench and jury trials, including complex multi-party trials and multi-jurisdictional claims, as well as mediation, arbitration, and settlement negotiations at the state and federal level. She routinely works with apex corporate witnesses and expert witnesses in preparing them for deposition and trial testimony. She also has experience in all aspects of complex electronic discovery, and counsels clients through the process to avoid privilege issues and protect proprietary and confidential information. Katie helps guide clients through every phase of litigation, including initial case assessment and strategy, written discovery, motions hearings, depositions, and trials.