Michael B.Gallagher (Mike)


Pittsburgh + 1.412.394.7277

Mike Gallagher is a civil litigator who practices in state and federal courts, focusing on complex commercial matters. His practice experience, both at the trial and appellate levels, includes drafting pleadings, motions, and briefs; managing discovery; preparing for depositions of significant fact witnesses; negotiating settlements; and working with fact and expert witnesses.

Mike was part of a Jones Day team representing Pittsburgh's preeminent health care system in several high-profile commercial disputes. He is currently involved in defending a Fortune 500 technology company against breach of contract claims. Mike also has experience representing pro bono clients in civil rights cases.


  • IBM defends software services agreement lawsuit brought by Pennsylvania Dep’t of Labor & IndustryIn a lawsuit brought by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Jones Day is defending International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) against breach-of-contract and other claims premised on allegations that IBM failed to deliver a computer system that would aid the administration of both the tax assessment and benefit payment sides of Pennsylvania's unemployment compensation system.
  • UPMC prevails in trial before Commonwealth Court of PennsylvaniaJones Day won a bench trial on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ("UPMC"), one of the nation's preeminent integrated healthcare systems.
  • UPMC defends lawsuit seeking to recoup $300 million in oncology reimbursement paymentsJones Day is defending the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) against a lawsuit filed by Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer Highmark Inc. in September 2014 against UPMC and its subsidiary hospitals seeking to recoup $300 million in past oncology reimbursements.
  • Wells Fargo defends against complaint filed by Nomura Credit & Capital Inc. alleging representations and warranties breachJones Day is representing Wells Fargo, National Association in a third-party complaint filed by Nomura Credit & Capital, Inc., the mortgage loan seller of six RMBS trusts.
  • Additional Publications

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    Demand Response Aggregators and the MISO Wholesale Markets: A Survey of State Laws, 47 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis 11065 

    Note, The Coupon Quandary: Restructuring Incentives in CAFA Coupon Settlements, 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2091

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