Brian D. Gallagher
(304) 598-8106
Office: Morgantown
J.D. West Virginia University
B.S. West Virginia University
Licensure: WV
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Brian Gallagher concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate development, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and business organizations. His experience includes significant involvement in retail, office, residential, industrial, and mixed-use real estate developments as well as all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and financing. He is a title insurance agent for five national title insurance companies and has insured titles for a wide variety of projects, including shopping centers, office parks, mixed-use developments, and industrial sites. Mr. Gallagher is the Managing Member of the firm's Morgantown office, and is Chair of the firm's Business Department.

Work Experience

1995 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Key Experience

Represented a real estate developer in all aspects of the development of a 1,100 acre mixed-use development including acquisition, conventional and public financing, acquisition of public grants and tax incentives, environmental remediation, construction, zoning and land use, state and federal and local environmental permitting, sales and ground leasing and build to suit leasing
Represented a real estate developer in negotiating a joint venture agreement for a retail development involving multiple national retailers, national restaurant chains and local retailers
Represented an international manufacturing company with 20 locations operating in seven (7) states and four (4) countries with the sale of the stock of the company to an international investment banking company

Memberships & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers® 2020 Morgantown, WV Real Estate Law, Lawyer of the Year
Super Lawyers® 2009