Matthew J. Gallagher

Professional Experience

Matthew J. Gallagher joined Freeman Howard, P.C. as an associate in September 2017. Matthew concentrates his practice in the area of civil litigation, including personal injury, professional malpractice, contract disputes, and real property disputes. Matthew regularly represents clients in local, State, and federal courts. He is also experienced in helping clients resolve disputes through alternative dispute resolution. Before joining Freeman Howard, P.C., Matthew was an associate at a prominent Boston civil litigation law firm where his practice focused on professional liability, tort and liability defense, and insurance defense. While in law school, Matthew was a member of the New England Law Review where he served as Executive Article Editor. Prior to law school, Matthew worked for a large insurance company in Connecticut as a financial underwriter.


Matthew is admitted to practice law in the courts of New York State and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is also admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.


• B.A., cum laude, Mathematics – Nazareth College (2004).
• J.D., cum laude – New England Law | Boston (2013).

Community Involvement 

Matthew is active with the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.
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