Brian P. Galligan, Esq., Attorney-at-Law, New York, New York
BPG Advisory Group Inc. / Consulting Services
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Brian is a senior attorney with broad experience and success representing a sophisticated group of clients in all aspects of corporate and commercial law, best business practices, contractual negotiations, and litigation, particularly with respect to matters involving business formations, employment, and large commercial contractual and real property disputes. In the course of his career, he has single-handedly negotiated complex contracts and settlement agreements on behalf of some of the largest corporations in the country in an effort to avoid drawn out disputes, save his clients money, and obtain the desired business goals of the clients, all the while bolstering the professional and business relationships forged between his employer firms and those valued clients.
Similarly, Brian’s achievements exemplify proficiency in all corporate litigation stages including strategy formation, budgeting, supervising external legal firms, consultants, and other vendors, research, writing, depositions, written discovery, motion practice, settlement negotiation, trials, as well as the management of teams of associates in all of the foregoing areas of modern legal practice.
Drafted various legal documents in New York federal and state courts including pleadings; discovery demands and responses; motions such as motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, and oppositions to Article 78 proceedings; pre/post-trial and appellate memoranda of law; settlement documents; and deposition and trial outlines.
Conducted and defended numerous depositions. Organized, prepared, and processed countless written and documentary discovery reviews, analyses, demands, and productions for a wide range of litigation matters.
Handled calendar calls, trials, and preliminary, discovery, motion, pre-trial, and settlement conferences in federal/state courts.
Without question, Brian’s career demonstrates superb credentials, unwavering dedication, and an impeccable work ethic.
Mr. Galligan brings forth broad experience and success in corporate and commercial law, best business practices, contractual negotiations, and litigation, particularly with respect to matters involving business formations, employment matters, and large commercial contractual and real property disputes. In the course of his career he has single-handedly negotiated complex contracts and settlement agreements on behalf of some of the largest corporations in the country in an effort to avoid drawn out disputes, save his clients money, and obtain the desired business goals of the clients, all the while bolstering the professional and business relationships forged between his employer firms and those valued clients.
Additionally, he has worked as a supervising attorney for nearly seven years, both in the capacity of managing teams of associates in complex contractual negotiations and litigation encompassing most areas of law relevant to the modern-day corporation and, most recently, he has enhanced all of these skills through the management of his own consulting business on a day-to-day basis overseeing outside attorneys, consultants, and other vendors rendering varying services to clients on behalf of a family-run enterprise.
Provide legal and financial analysis, strategy, advice, contract negotiations, dispute resolutions, business development creation and execution.
Condominium/Cooperative units buy/sale agreements and dealings with respective governing boards of directors.
Highly complex unlawful employment termination dispute with Fortune 100 company involving various federal, state, and municipal issues and forums related to discrimination of constitutionally protected individuals.
Senior Associate, Litigation Department
Cuddy & Feder LLP (www.cuddyfeder.com)
August 2005 – March 2012 (6 years 8 months)White Plains, NY
Second-chaired bench trial resulting in judgment in excess of $5 million for commercial landlord client.
Served as lead discovery attorney in multi-party real estate development/construction litigation resulting in settlement exceeding $1 million for client prior to trial.
Developed strategy, drafted motion papers, and obtained summary judgment for real estate developer recovering nearly $200,000 downpayment in less than three months after commencement of action.
Negotiated settlement involving multiple parties in estate litigation for national charitable organization ensuring that client retained entirety of initial distribution of $500,000 and receiving additional distribution in excess of $200,000+.
Advised national retail industry client and developed strategy regarding multi-million dollar financing dispute involving nation’s largest factoring company facing bankruptcy.
Developed strategy, drafted motion, and achieved dismissal of complaint against national fixed-based operator for aviation industry averting threat to one of client’s most significant revenue streams, which dismissal was unanimously affirmed on appeal.
Drafted summary judgment motion and navigated ardous settlement process in real property dispute for Fortune 500 telecommunications company allowing client to obtain desired leasehold.
Obtained judgment and prepared all inquest papers regarding damages for national retail industry client seeking $500,000+ in damages for breach of contract and fraud in manufacturing dispute.
Coordinated all discovery and took and defended all depositions on behalf of real property developer defending claims regarding sale of $78M development.
Drafted motion and obtained dismissal of complaint against Fortune 1000 telecommunications client resulting in decision and order in a case of first impression before the federal district court finding no private right of action under the Telecommunications Act.
Summer Law Clerk
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (www.stblaw.com)
June 2004 – August 2004 (3 months)New York, NY
Assisted in preparation of response to “Second Request” from the Department of Justice in extensive antitrust review of transaction involving multi-national high-technology and manufacturing company, and the review and analysis of highly confidential and sensitive technology involving the Department of Defense.
Reviewed and analyzed various discovery materials involving multi-national insurance company regarding complex decades-long asbestos litigation.
Assisted in preparation of litigation strategy and drafting of legal brief on summary judgment motion for major airliner client in high-stakes litigation involving national labor union.
Researched, analyzed, and prepared memorandum regarding federal regulation of interstate natural gas pipeline transporation and the affects of pipeline interconnect systems for one of the nation’s leading diversified natural gas companies.
Analyzed legal issues and prepared memorandum regarding ethical considerations involving satellite telecommunications company and investigations of former employees of litigation adversary (memorandum chosen by firm for inclusion in database of permanent reference and citation materials for future use on a firm-wide basis).
Research, analyzed, and prepared memorandum regarding antitrust claims involving refusal to deal, essential facilities, and free-riding issues for national non-profit organization client.
Developed preliminary competition analysis of proposed merger transaction involving multi-national wholesale distributor of materials, equipment, and supplies for the construction and industrial markets, and prepared memorandum concerning relevant geographic and product markets.
Researched, analyzed, and prepared memorandum for leading forest products company regarding various issues involving alleged failure to cooperate in discovery, sanctions, and spoliation of evidence in federal court proceedings.
Stoll, Miskin & Badie (www.smbtlaw.com)
June 2000 – May 2005 (5 years)New York, NY
Assisted in preparing pleadings, motions, and other documents for filing in the federal district courts and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Researched and wrote memoranda regarding Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and various areas regarding intellectual property and contract law.
Involved in all facets of litigation strategy, case preparation and development, as well as all aspects of dealings with clients, attorney adversaries, federal agency officials, and court officials, thus cultivating years of experience in the legal industry while simultaneously excelling academically and paying my own way to obtain degrees from New York University and New York Law School.
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