Kevin Gallagher

Senior Associate


Kevin Gallagher has a diverse litigation practice with an emphasis on complex civil litigation and government enforcement matters. His practice includes both trial-level and appellate litigation in state and federal court.

Mr. Gallagher has a broad range of commercial, government and regulatory litigation experience, having represented clients in the defense or prosecution of claims alleging price fixing under the Sherman Act, securities fraud, violations of the False Claims Act, breach of contract and insufficient patent term adjustment. He also maintains an active pro bono practice, having represented clients in cases involving First Amendment issues before both state and federal courts, including at the appellate level.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gallagher served 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.

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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