Gregory W. Gallagher Esq.

Gregory W. Gallagher, University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1997 summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Harno Fellow; Associate Editor, Law Review; University of Illinois, B.S., 1994 University Honors (Bronze Tablet). As a partner in Kirkland's Chicago tax group, Gregory W. Gallagher's area of practice focuses on transactional matters at the federal and state levels.  In the federal tax area, Mr. Gallagher has been involved in a wide variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, executive compensation, debt restructurings, bankruptcies and tax controversies before the IRS and U.S. Tax Court.  He has obtained rulings from the Internal Revenue Service with respect to numerous transactions.  At the state level, he advises clients with respect to nexus issues and has been involved in audits and litigation involving state income tax and sales and use tax issues. Mr. Gallagher was mentioned in the article, Big Suits: UAL Bankruptcy for his role in UAL Corp.'s bankruptcy filing. He was also Adjunct Professor at IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, "Corporate Tax" (2005 - 2006). Gallagher is a frequent lecturer at seminars and conferences, including Tax Executives Institute and Practising Law Institute. He is author and co-author of various publications and articles including "Partnership Joint Ventures of Operating Business," Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2005 (published annually) and "INDOPCO - The Treasury Finally Acts," 80 Taxes 47 (March, 2002).