Patrick Gallagher is a litigation associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Prior to joining Kirkland, Patrick served as a law clerk to Judge Daniel A. Bress on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge John P. Cronan on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.


Thought Leadership


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


  • 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