EducationMr. Gallagher graduated from Northern Illinois University College of Law in May of 2019. While at Northern Illinois University, Mr. Gallagher served as a Senior Editor for the Law Review. Mr. Gallagher was consistently a member of the Dean's List and graduated with Cum Laude honors. Prior to law school, Mr. Gallagher received his Bachelor of Arts in History at St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin in 2016. While at St. Norbert College, Mr. Gallagher was a member of the mock trial and men's golf teams.
AdmissionsMr. Gallagher was admitted to the Illinois bar in November 2019.
Riley is an associate who focuses his practice on the defense of personal injury, products liability, premises liability, commercial, and construction claims. Mr. Gallagher works directly with his clients in order to create an effective and efficient strategy in defending these claims. Mr. Gallagher understands that business relationships are routinely impacted by litigation. To best serve his clients, Mr. Gallagher crafts his litigation plan to ensure those relationships and business interests are protected. This approach allows Mr. Gallagher to find success for his clients in the courtroom while working to preserve the client's successes outside court.Prior to joining Lipe Lyons, Mr. Gallagher defended businesses in workers compensation claims throughout Illinois. Mr. Gallagher is an active member in:
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois Bar Association
- American Bar Association