Thomas J. Gallagher IV

Associate

Gallaghert@ballardspahr.com
Tel 215.864.8383
Fax 215.864.8999
Philadelphia

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 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
  • Represented a brand-name pharmaceutical manufacturer in Lanham Act litigation brought against a competing generic manufacturer for alleged false advertising of a generic drug
  • Represented a payment card services company in a breach of license suit
  • Represented a large bank in defending a putative consumer class action asserting federal Truth in Lending Act (TILA), federal Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and RICO claims
  • Represented a real estate investment fund in defending multiple putative class actions asserting RICO claims arising out of its investments in certain real estate development projects
  • Represents a large bank in a professional malpractice case

Publications

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

"Federal Court Addresses Frequently Overlooked Nuances of Electronic Document Production," Ballard Spahr alert, October 30, 2014

Speaking Engagements

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

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)

Pennsylvania

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