Michael Gallay’s practice is focused on the defense of complex medical malpractice and general liability cases. Prior to joining G&S, he was a partner with another prominent medical malpractice defense firm where he successfully represented hospitals and physicians throughout New York State in cases involving various medical specialties including obstetrics, oncology, cardio-thoracic surgery, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, colorectal surgery, radiology, cosmetic surgery and pathology. Michael also defended general liability cases for a major non-profit organization as well as defended lawyer’s professional liability cases.
Michael graduated from Colgate University in 1989 then received his law degree from Boston University in 1992. After graduating, he joined the Kings County District Attorney’s office, prosecuting felony cases before joining the New York City Law Department, where he tried high exposure municipal liability actions to verdict.
Michael lives in New Jersey with his wife, an attorney who he met in law school. He spends most of his off time watching his teenage son and daughter’s various athletic teams.