Michael E. Gallagher

Michael E. Gallagher

515 S. Flower Street, Suite 1020
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Practice Areas

  • Environmental Law
  • Toxic Tort
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Defect

Michael E. Gallagher is a Partner with Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum and is well-known for his success in defending clients in complex litigation matters.  Mike is results-driven and focused on achieving the best outcome for his clients.  With his business background, entrepreneurial spirit, and unique trial experience, Mike has extensive experience in developing innovative strategies to confront a wide variety of matters.  Whether the case involves a Superfund site with hundreds of potentially responsible parties, or a single construction multi-million dollar custom home, Mike has the experience to effectively handle any such matter.  With the support of an experienced team of excellent lawyers, Mike has a strong track record for achieving favorable outcomes for his clients.

Mike has particular expertise in environmental litigation (including several CERCLA trials), compliance and regulatory issues within the healthcare industry such as Medicare/Medi-Cal billing and reimbursements, provider contract disputes, denial of benefits claims, ERISA, and HIPAA compliance.  He also has experience defending clients against claims involving employment and labor law, shareholder disputes, Proposition 65, unfair competition and trade secrets, breach of contract, product liability, and regulatory issues.  For his tenacious approach to litigation and comprehensive knowledge of the Tort Claims Act, Mike has successfully defended numerous public entities throughout California.  He also has extensive experience in representing clients in a variety of commercial as well as residential construction defect matters, including both general contractors and subcontractors.

Mike earned his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 1997 and his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.  He has been recognized as a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the years 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.