Hank Gallagher has been practicing law for more than thirty years following a judicial clerkship in which he worked for a variety of judges on cases in the Delaware Superior, Chancery and Supreme Courts. He has extensive experience in corporate and commercial litigation in the state and federal courts in Delaware. His practice also includes advising Delaware companies, boards of directors, managers, and special committees, on issues of law governing corporations and business.
Hank has served for many years on the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, the professional organization responsible for overseeing legislative changes to Delaware’s nationally-prominent corporation and business laws. He has been recognized continuously since 2006 by Best Lawyers in America for his expertise in corporate law, commercial litigation, and M&A litigation. He has also been recognized as a Delaware Super Lawyer and by Delaware Today magazine as a top Delaware attorney. He has been awarded the top “AV” rating by the Martindale-Hubbell peer-review rating system, and he was elected as a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary society for trial attorneys. He has served by appointment of the Delaware Supreme Court on its Board of Bar Examiners (1999-2005) and Board on Professional Responsibility (1984-1992). He has been appointed by the Delaware Court of Chancery as a custodian, receiver, or trustee of various Delaware entities. Hank has also served for many years as a member of the board of directors of United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc.