Patrick Gallagher is a real estate lawyer with commercial leasing, property development and permitting experience who has also worked on property acquisitions and dispositions. He is also a real estate litigator and advocate, having represented clients in state and federal courts, as well as municipal agency forums, such as the Boston Planning & Development Agency, the Boston Zoning Commission, and the Boston Board of Appeal.
He has experience representing property owners, developers, landlords, tenants, condominium associations, REITs and other clients in a variety of contexts involving office buildings, warehouses, hotels, condominiums, solar power facilities and other properties located in many different states.
Prior to his work at Goulston & Storrs, Patrick was a real estate associate at Boston’s Dain Torpy handling commercial leasing, permitting, acquisitions, dispositions, and litigation. He also interned for Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice William P. Robinson III and Massachusetts Land Court Judge Karyn F. Scheier. Prior to legal practice, Patrick served as editor and bureau chief for the Fairfield County Business Journal in Connecticut.
Patrick is active in his community where he volunteers through the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Urban Plan program and teaches high school, college and graduate students in the greater Boston area about urban planning and development. His interests include rowing, music, media and politics. He is a former collegiate rower and coach at Community Rowing, Inc., and he played saxophone in one of the Boston College jazz ensembles. Patrick has also served as a lecturer of environmental law and policy at the Boston College Morrissey School of Arts & Sciences.
- Boston Bar Association, New Lawyers Section, Steering Committee member
- Urban Land Institute, Young Leaders Group, member
- NAIOP Massachusetts, member
- Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts, member
- Boston College Law School (J.D., 2016)
- Boston College (B.A., 2011)