Michael V. Galo, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Galo Law Firm, P.C.
 | 4230 Gardendale, Building 401
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: 210-764-6135
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2007 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1994
Education: Stanford Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

A labor lawyer in San Antonio, Texas, Michael V. Galo Jr. dedicates his practice to all areas of federal and state employment and labor law. Areas of particular focus relate to the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Texas Workers' Compensation Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. With more than 18 years of experience, Mr. Galo also has extensive experience representing management in matters relating to the National Labor Relations Act, including union-organizing campaigns, collective bargaining and union arbitrations. Mr. Galo is the principal of his firm, The Galo Law Firm P.C.

Mr. Galo has handled numerous cases and matters involving non-competition agreements, covenants of confidentiality, and the protection of trade secrets under both state and federal law. Having significant jury trial experience, Mr. Galo has tried a number of employment discrimination and retaliation cases to verdict in state and federal court.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (70%)

Personal Injury - Products (20%)

Business Litigation (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2004, 2007 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2004

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About Michael Galo, Jr.

Admitted 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.galolawfirm.com/Attorney-Profiles/Michael-V-Galo-...

Honors and Awards:

  • Notes Editor, Stanford Law Review, 1994
  • Consistently listed in Best Lawyers of Scene in San Antonio
  • AV Rated under Martindale Hubbell's Peer-Review Ratings System (highest rating)
  • Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1994
  • Texas, 1994
  • Member, San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, San Antonio Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 1995 - Present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Laredo Young Lawyers, 1994 - 1995

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Available upon request

Representative Clients:

  • Lee v. Waste Management, WL 246374, S.D. Tex., 2008
  • Susan Esquivel et al v. Hillcoat Properties, 484 F.Supp.2d 582, W.D. Tex., 2007
  • Seidler v. United Parcel Service, WL 831839, W.D. Tex., 2005
  • Chavarria v. Despachos Del Norte, Inc., WL 1515472, S.D. Tex, Jun. 22, 2005
  • Kanida v. Nursefinders, 363 F.3d 568, 5th Cir., 2004
  • Rook v. Xerox Corp., 55 Fed. Appx. 716, 5th Cir., 2002
  • Qualls v. Lack's Stores, Inc., aff'd, 210 F.3d 369, 5th Cir., 2000
  • Pineda v. United Parcel Service, Inc., 360 F.3d 483, 5th Cir., 2000
  • Rodriguez v. Roadway Express, Inc., aff'd, 199 F.3d 437, 5th Cir., 1999
  • Qualls v. Lack's Stores, Inc., U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5731, N.D. Tex., 1999
  • Rodriguez v. Roadway Express, Inc., WL 839014, S.D. Tex. Dec. 2, 1997

Educational Background:

  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, B.A. in Art History, Archeology, Summa Cum Laude, 1991

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Oil And Gas
  • Retail
  • Transportation
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    Office Location for Michael V. Galo, Jr.

    4230 Gardendale
    Building 401
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    Phone: 210-764-6135

     

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