Dylan S. Gallagher

Dylan S. Gallagher

Albany, New York

Dylan S. Gallagher is a trial lawyer whose practice emphasizes the defense of physicians, hospitals and nursing homes in malpractice cases and the defense of general liability cases, including premises liability, construction accidents, and automobile negligence. He represents medical professionals in professional discipline and licensing proceedings. He also uses his past experience as a prosecutor to defend individuals charged with crimes.

Dylan earned an undergraduate degree from Susquehanna University and a master's degree in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University. He graduated from George Mason University School of Law, magna cum laude, in 2005. His work was published in the George Mason Civil Rights Law Journal. 

After earning his law degree, Dylan was privileged to serve as a law clerk to the late Hon. David T. Stitt of the Fairfax County Circuit Court, the largest trial court in Virginia. He subsequently served as a prosecutor in that jurisdiction, conducting jury trials in matters ranging from tax fraud to violent felonies. He returned to New York State in 2010 and served as an Assistant District Attorney in Ulster County, where he prosecuted significant felonies involving gang-related crimes, armed robbery, narcotics offenses, and others.

Dylan transitioned to private practice in 2012, emphasizing medical malpractice defense in every aspect. He has successfully defended malpractice claims at every stage from inception through trial.

Dylan is a member of the New York State, Ulster County and Albany County Bar Associations.

His personal interests include: running, cycling in the Catskills, and reading crime fiction.

Areas of Practice

  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Discipline & Licensing
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Criminal Defense
  • Traffic Violations

Bar Admissions

  • Vermont, 2019
  • New York, 2010
  • Virginia, 2006


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2005
    • Law Journal: George Mason Civil Rights Law Journal
  • American University , District of Columbia
    • M.A. - 2000
    • Major: Journalism & Public Affairs
  • Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Major: Communications - Journalism

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • Ulster County Bar Association
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Steinberg, Symer & Platt, Associate Attorney
  • Ulster County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney
  • Fairfax County Commonwealth Attorney's Office (VA), Assistant Commonwealth Attorney
  • Fairfax County Circuit Court (VA), Law Clerk to Hon. David T. Stitt