Garrick L. Gallagher

Garrick L. Gallagher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Sanders & Parks P.C.
 | 3030 North Third Street, Suite 1300
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 602-532-5720
Fax: 602-230-5053
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (40%),
  • General Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Garrick L. Gallagher is a shareholder and director, and he has served as a past president of the Phoenix-based law firm of Sanders & Parks, P.C.

    Rated as an AV-Preeminent* attorney, Mr. Gallagher represents individuals, business and insurance entities worldwide involved in complex civil litigation regarding insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, mass tort, personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, professional liability, construction litigation and intellectual property litigation.

    Among his representative cases is a successful recovery of $5.95 million verdict on behalf of U.S. Fire Insurance Company in a bad faith, failure-to-settle action against the primary insurance carrier. He regularly represents insurers as monitoring counsel on catastrophic cases around the country, including mass tort cases. He has also recovered more than $100 million on behalf of his clients in various jurisdictions.

    Mr. Gallagher regularly acts as a mediator, arbitrator and settlement conference judge and serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Maricopa County Superior Court.

    Due to his local, national and international success, Mr. Gallagher has been interviewed by Dateline NBC, local news networks, the Los Angeles Times, The London Times and Gentlemen's Quarterly in connection with cases he has handled.

    Mr. Gallagher is an active member of several legal organizations, including the State Bar of Arizona, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute and the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel.

    *AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

    About Garrick Gallagher

    Admitted: 1985, Arizona

    Professional Webpage: https://www.sandersparks.com/professionals/gallagher-garrick...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Named as one of Arizona's Top 50 Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Top 50 Attorney in Arizona, Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Selected to Best Lawyers in America, 2014
    • Arizona's Finest Lawyers
    • AV® Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell
    • Selected to Best Lawyers in America for his work in Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation-Insurance, Mediation, Personal Injury-Defendants, Personal Injury-Plaintiffs, Produsct Liability Litigation-Defendants., 2019
    • Named as one of Arizona's Top 50 Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • Selected to Best Lawyers in America, 2016
    • Selected to Best Lawyers in America, 2013
    • Named by Best Lawyers as  2019 "Lawyer Of The Year" in Phoenix for Litigation-Insurance., 2019
    • Named as one of Arizona's Top 50 Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2014
    • Recognized as One of Arizona's Top Lawyers, Arizona Business Magazine
    • Named as one of Arizona's Top 50 Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2015
    • Selected to Best Lawyers in America, 2018
    • Selected to Best Lawyers in America, 2015
    • Avvo 10 Superb Rating
    • Named as one of Arizona's Top 50 Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2017
    • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100
    • Named as one of Arizona's Top 50 Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2016
    • Selected to Best Lawyers in America, 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court, Districts of Arizona
    • U. S. Supreme Court
    • Member, Maricopa County Bar Association
    • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
    • President, State Bar of Arizona, Young Lawyers Division, 1991 - 1992
    • Member, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
    • Member, Board of Governors, State Bar of Arizona
    • Member, The Defense Research Institute

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Mr. Gallagher serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for Maricopa County Superior Court.

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Recovered more than $100 million on behalf of his clients in various jurisdictions
    • Recovered $5.95 million verdict on behalf of U.S. Fire Insurance Company in a bad faith, failure-to-settle action against the primary insurance carrier
    • Successfully represented one of the heir claimants in securing the client's share of the $600,000,000 estate

    Representative Clients:

    • Arch Insurance Group
    • Great American Insurance Company
    • Overhead Door Corporation
    • RenRe Insurance
    • Sorenson Capital
    • Trek Bicycle Corporation
    • Swiss Re Insurance
    • The Burlington Insurance Company
    • CHUBB Group

    Educational Background:

    • University of Pennsylvania, B.A. in Economics, 1981

    Industry Groups

    • Business
    • Construction
    • Design Professionals
    • Individuals
    • Insurance
    • Product Manufacturers
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    Office Location for Garrick L. Gallagher

    3030 North Third Street
    Suite 1300
    Phoenix, AZ 85012

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    Last Updated: 10/16/2020

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