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About Gallagher & Kennedy

Founded in 1978 by Mike Kennedy and Mike Gallagher, the firm has become the sixth largest law firm in Arizona. At its founding, Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. focused on insurance and litigation, but it soon expanded its expertise to business law services, environmental law, personal injury & wrongful death, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, intellectual property and criminal law.

While the firm takes on clients beyond the Southwest (and even the United States), it still stays true to its Grand Canyon State roots, representing everyone from individuals and small business in the local vicinity to Fortune 500 companies, among which is Bank of America.

Sporting the Best

The firm gains loyalty from clients and attorneys alike; more than half of the firm’s employees have been with the firm over a decade. For the past two years, Gallagher & Kennedy is continuously ranked among the “Best Law Firms” by numerous publications, such as U.S. News and World Report and Chambers USA. In addition, the firm’s work environment has led to its ranking in the Phoenix Business Journal as the Valley’s “Best Place to Work” for two consecutive years. The firm has also been named Sports Law – Law Firm of the Year in Arizona by Corporate INTL, a fact that should not come as a surprise since the firm has touted the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Arizona Cardinals as loyal clients. This isn’t where the firm’s sports involvement stops; the firm served as lead counsel in the financing and construction of both Chase Field and the University of Phoenix Stadium.

A Team on the Run

Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys are constantly on the move—and for a better cause. The firm regularly sponsors a team for the Susan G. Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure in support of the nine employees who have battled breast cancer while working at the firm. The team’s solidarity has been a tradition for years. 

Gallagher & Kennedy

2575 East Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: (602) 530-8000

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: Dean C. Short, II
Hiring Attorney: Amanda Powell
Total No. Attorneys (2020):
1 - 50

Base Salary

Firm did not provide salary information

Employment Contact

Amanda Powell
Hiring Partner
(602) 530-8000

No. of U.S. Offices: 2

No. of International Offices: 0

Major Office Locations

Phoenix, AZ (HQ)
Santa Fe, NM

Major Departments

Administrative Law
Aviation Law
Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights
Business Law & Transactions
Church & Ministry Law
Condemnation & Valuation
Criminal Law
Data Privacy & Security
Employment & Labor Law
Franchising & Distribution
Government Affairs & Lobbying
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Land Use & Zoning
Native American Law
Natural Resources
Plaintiff’s Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Professional Liability
Public Bidding & Procurement
Public Utilities
Real Estate
Sports Law
Tax Law
Wealth Management