Kevin Gallagher

Senior Associate


Kevin Gallagher focuses his practice on complex litigation matters.

Mr. Gallagher joined the firm after serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Alice M. Batchelder of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He previously worked at the firm as a summer associate.

While pursuing his law degree at the University of Virginia School of Law, Mr. Gallagher was a member of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic and a Dillard Fellow for Professor Karen Moran. He also worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Leonard G. Brown, III, of the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania, with whom he co-authored a law review article on mandatory reporting of child abuse.

Publications & News


August 10, 2017

DC Lawyers Support Record-Breaking Legal Aid Fundraising Campaign

Lawyers in WilmerHale's Washington DC office raised $135,000 for the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia's annual Generous Associates Campaign, a fundraiser run by associates at DC law firms each summer.

March 21, 2017

Judge Dismisses Securities Fraud Claims Against Texas Attorney General

The Wall Street Journal reported the dismissal as a “wholesale defeat” of the Securities and Exchange Commission, which had brought the claims in a civil suit.


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JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2014, Order of the Coif, Managing Editor for Publication, Journal of Law & Politics

BA, Political Science and History, summa cum laude, Grove City College, 2011

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia



The Hon. Alice M. Batchelder, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2014 - 2015

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