Michael B.Gallagher (Mike)


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Mike Gallagher represents clients in complex contract and tort disputes in state and federal courts. He has drafted pleadings, managed discovery, taken depositions, drafted dispositive motions and briefs, and assisted with the preparation of expert reports.

Mike was part of a Jones Day team representing Pittsburgh's preeminent health care system in several high-profile commercial disputes. He has also assisted in defending a national pharmacy in nationwide litigation relating to opioid dispensing and distribution and a Fortune 500 technology company against breach of contract claims.

Mike has researched extensively and written about litigation and other risks facing financial institutions that conduct business with public pension plans.


  • Global financial firm successfully resolves civil RICO claimsJones Day successfully resolved all litigation filed against a global financial firm in Pennsylvania, Washington, the British Virgin Islands, and Hong Kong.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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    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