Brian Galligan is an attorney with the law firm of Galligan Reid, PC, in Des Moines, Iowa, where he focuses his practice on personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death. Primarily representing the injured and their families, Mr. Galligan works with cases involving a wide variety of issues, including defective drugs, defective medical devices, financial injuries, mesothelioma-asbestos, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse, premises liability, product liability, workplace accidents, clergy sex abuse and more. His practice serves Des Moines and the surrounding Iowa counties of Dubuque, Linn and Polk.
Mr. Galligan, a former White House intern, earned his undergraduate degree from Colorado College and his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law. He is licensed to practice in the state courts of Iowa, as well as before the U.S. district courts for the northern and southern districts of Iowa, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Recognized for his knowledge and accomplishments, Mr. Galligan is frequently asked to give presentations on personal injury and litigation topics at professional seminars. He has received awards from legal associations such as the American Association for Justice and the Iowa Association for Justice. The attorney peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell gave him its highest rating, AV Preeminent.*
Mr. Galligan belongs to the Polk County Bar Association, the Iowa State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Iowa Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. He has been a barrister for the Blackstone American Inn of Court since 2004 and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization of attorneys who have achieved verdicts and settlements of $1 million or more.
*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.
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Last Updated: 1/25/2016