Patrick Gallagher is a litigation associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation in federal and state courts across the country, as well as government and internal investigations. He has represented clients in a broad range of subject areas, including antitrust, securities, contract disputes and other commercial matters.
Prior to joining Kirkland, Patrick served as a law clerk to Judge Daniel A. Bress of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge John P. Cronan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Author, "Going Public Secretly: The SEC's Unavailing Effort to Increase Initial Public Offerings Through Confidential Registration," Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 305, 2019
Admissions & Qualifications
- 2020New York
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
- Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2019
James Kent Scholar
Editor-in-Chief, Columbia Business Law Review
Best-in-Class Award, Evidence
- Boston CollegeB.A., Political Science & Communicationcum laude2013