Kathleen Gallagher was admitted to practice law in June 2007 and has worked with some of the top law firms in Northern and Southern California. She specializes in civil litigation on both the plaintiff and defense side, as well as business formation and governance, and estate planning. Kat has experience in drafting contracts, litigating contract disputes, partnership disputes, and business disputes, and in employment law, trademark law, landlord/tenant law, and personal injury.
After working at a prestigious mid-size Sacramento firm for a few years, Kat began her own firm in 2011. In 2014, Kat partnered with Lauren Jones to create Gallagher Jones LLP. She currently maintains an Of Counsel relationship with her father's law firm in Southern California and has helped many other litigation attorneys succeed with their own cases and clients as a contracted attorney. She is currently lead outside counsel to one of the top manufacturers of quality e-liquids worldwide.
Kat graduated with honors from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in December 2006. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with minors in Dance and Philosophy from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 1999. Before attending law school, Kat also spent a few years successfully managing the customer service department of a multi-city call center for a well-known Internet Service Provider.
Kat's hobbies include dance, golf, music, snow skiing, and sports. She is happily married to a wonderful husband, and she actively contributes to charitable causes. She holds the title of Mrs. Visayas 2015-2016 of the Filipino Community of Sacramento and Vicinity.
- University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law 2006
- California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo 1999
- State Bar of California 2007
- U.S. District Court Eastern
- U.S. District Court Northern
- U.S. District Court Central
Business and Professional Associations:
- Women's Lawyers of Sacramento
Co-Chair of Development Committee
- California Lawyers Association
Programs Vice-Chair of Business Litigation Standing Committee
Member of Litigation Section
- Rotary Club of West Sacramento
Co-Advisor of River City High School Interact Club
- Caring for Yolo’s Youth
- California Discovery Law Initiative
Of Counsel Relationships
- Ramon G. Barredo & Associates, APLC- Los Angeles, CA
Mind Your Business with Attorney Allison Harvey
Kathleen appearanced on the December 15, 2016 broadcast of Mind Your Business with Attorney Allison Harvey regarding what to do when you've been sued.
Mind Your Business
December 15, 2016
You've Been Served....Now What? with Attorney Kathleen GallagherArchived shows
AB5 & The Unintended Employee
Kathleen co-hosted a Californa Laywers Association webinar on November 14, 2019 discussing the changes to worker categorization prompted by the adoption of AB5.Learn More...