Robert Gallagher



Robert Gallagher brings courtroom experience to the Firm’s Florida practice, having tried over 50 criminal cases to verdict. On the civil side, Robert has had success in Florida litigating various property damage losses under first-party property policies.

Before entering private practice, Robert began his legal career in the public sector working in the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., the Department of Justice in New Orleans, and then as an Assistant State Attorney in Florida’s 17th Judicial Circuit for Broward County.  As a Florida prosecutor, he handled over 2,500 cases ranging from DUI to first degree felonies.

In the private sector, Robert has worked as an insurance defense attorney at a top international law firm in Manhattan and a large insurance defense firm in South Florida.  He uses his experience from the defense side to advocate on behalf of policyholders in first-party property insurance cases.

Notable Facts

Robert graduated from both Tulane University Business School, majoring in Legal Studies in Business, and Tulane Law School.  Robert developed his research skills as an Analytic Extern for the San Antonio Spurs; and honed his writing skills as the Senior Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal.


  • Tulane Law School, J.D.
  • Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business, B.S.M.

Bar Admission

  • Florida
  • S. Southern District of Florida
  • S. Middle District of Florida
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