We’ve been working with businesses and non-profits throughout the mid-Atlantic region for more than five decades.

Today, we represent many top universities, hospitals, financial institutions, religious organizations, and real estate development companies. And several of these relationships go back more than 40 years.

Our practice areas range from health care, employment and education, to corporate and real estate transactions, commercial lending, civil litigation, renewable energy, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy.

Whatever your challenge, you can count on us for innovative, practical guidance with a personal touch.

Our History

Early in his life our founder, Francis (“Frank”) X. Gallagher, learned the importance of opportunity.

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What Makes Us Different?

We’re not your typical law firm.  Learn what makes Gallagher stand out.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Gallagher is known as a champion for social justice and for Baltimore itself, and for its unusually collaborative internal culture. A diverse and inclusive workforce is a natural outgrowth of these values.

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Case Studies

We have more than fifty years of experience, providing outstanding service in diverse areas of practice.

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Attorney Spotlight

Richard O. Berndt

Senior Partner



Rick Berndt joined Gallagher after assisting the firm's founder, Francis X. Gallagher, at the Maryland Constitutional Convention in 1967.

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