Thomas Gallagher IV

Thomas J. Gallagher IV


Thomas J. Gallagher IV practices complex commercial litigation with experience in antitrust, civil RICO, breach of contract, fraud, business tort, consumer class action, bankruptcy, and legal malpractice disputes. He also is a member of the firm's Antitrust and Competition Group.

Within the firm, Tom has presented a seminar on the effective management of large document reviews.


Representative Matters

  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in a civil action alleging fraud and RICO claims related to manufacturing practices at one of the company's former manufacturing facilities
  • Represents multiple municipalities and water utilities as plaintiffs in actions claiming that defendants engaged in anticompetitive conduct in connection with the sale of aluminum sulfate, a water treatment chemical
  • Represented a major creditor in the City of Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy

Professional Highlights

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch,"  Commercial Litigation (Philadelphia), 2023, 2024

Speaking Engagements

"Managing a Document Review," Ballard Spahr eDiscovery training, March 12, 2015


Contributing author, "Sanctions" chapter, Pennsylvania eDiscovery (ALM 1st ed. 2014)



Duke University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
Staff Editor, Law & Contemporary Problems; Member, Duke Law Moot Court Board; Recipient, Duke University School of Law Merit Scholarship

Georgetown University (B.A., cum laude, 2009)



U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania