Gallagher Named to 2016 Class of Forty Under 40

Michael L. Gallagher

Michael L. Gallagher

CHICAGOMichael L. Gallagher, 38, of Burke Wise Morrissey Kaveny has been profiled in the 2016 edition of Forty Under 40. The annual Law Bulletin Publishing Company honor and publication recognize the top up-and-coming lawyers in Illinois.

Gallagher joined Burke Wise Morrissey Kaveny in August 2015 after securing more than $80 million in defense verdicts during his career with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. From 2010 to 2015 he was the supervisor of the Torts and Civil Rights Section, where he oversaw 19 attorneys and successfully prosecuted or defended 24 of 25 jury trials in state and federal court.

40under40“I would like to congratulate my fellow honorees,” Gallagher said, “and thank my colleagues and mentors who nominated me for this award.”

In Gallagher’s Forty Under 40 profile, Judge Paul Biebel Jr., the retired chief judge of the Cook County Criminal Division, complimented Gallagher by saying “…I consider Michael one of the brightest attorneys of his generation with a breadth of experience and level of success that is unparalleled.”

For more information about Michael L. Gallagher, please view his Forty Under 40 profile and his BWMK website bio.

Attorney contact:

Michael L. Gallagher, mlg@bwmklaw.com, 312-580-2040

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