Barton Gilman expands to New Jersey and enhances litigation practice in New York with Gerber, Gallagher, Dallavalle and Tremont

Steven Gerber

Marie Pat Gallagher

Marie Pat Gallagher

Til J. Dallavalle

Til J. Dallavalle

The team strengthens the firm’s complex litigation, insurance defense, employment and education practices

This is an excellent opportunity to further expand our presence in the Mid-Atlantic, deepen our test bed and hone our expertise to continue to meet the legal needs of our clients.

— Matthew R. Plain

PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, USA, Oct. 3, 2022 / — Barton Gilman today announced that the firm has expanded into New Jersey and enhanced its litigation practice in New York with the addition of partners Steven Gerber, Mary Pat Gallagher and Til Dallavalle and partner Gabrielle Tremont.

“We are delighted that Steve, Mary Pat, Til and Gabriela have joined the Barton Gilman family – this is a great opportunity to expand our presence in the Mid-Atlantic, deepen our bench and hone our expertise to continue to meet the legal needs of our clients,” said firm co-managing partner Matthew R. Plain.

“Attorneys joining the New Jersey office have extensive and highly successful litigation experience representing management in employment matters, as well as a strong background in general liability litigation,” said Steven Gerber. “Our experience will complement and enhance the company’s capabilities in these areas.

For more than three decades, Steve Gerber has practiced employment and labor law with management, focusing on litigation and arbitration. His practice also includes complex commercial litigation, complex tort defense litigation and internal investigations. Steve represents clients in many industries and has extensive experience representing clients in the healthcare field; education; qualified nursing care, service flats and residences for autonomous elderly people; transportation; logistics; detail; manufacturing; financial services; medications; public sector entities; and not-for-profit corporations and foundations. Steve was included in the New Jersey Super Lawyers® New York Metro Area Super Lawyers List and® list, list of the best lawyers in America, New York and New Jersey and list of the most honored lawyers in America. He received a JD from the University at Buffalo School of Law, magna cum laude, and a BA, cum laude, from the State University of New York. Steve is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York.

Mary Pat Gallagher focuses her practice on federal and state court trials and appellate litigation, with an emphasis on employment and labor law, insurance defense and complex commercial litigation. She regularly represents management in employment-related disputes and has experience in cases involving allegations of discrimination, hostile environment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage, hour and contractual disputes. Mary Pat also provides advice and training to management on a wide range of employment issues and conducts internal investigations of workplace issues. Her experience includes traditional labor issues, such as unfair labor practice proceedings, collective bargaining, and grievance and arbitration proceedings. Additionally, Mary Pat has litigated a wide range of actions in state and federal courts, including unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, and a wide variety of commercial torts. Mary Pat received a JD from Rutgers Law School and an M.SC. and a BA from Rutgers University. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New Jersey.

Til Dallavalle is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on defending complex tort litigation, including premises liability issues. He has handled cases in all state courts in New Jersey, all five New York boroughs and also has a vibrant federal practice with cases in all United States district courts for the District of New Jersey. Til’s extensive experience includes working in multiple practice areas including insurance defense, commercial and contractual matters, defense of complex auto and property insurance claims (including BI and PIP), medical malpractice and general commercial liability cases. Til holds a JD from Syracuse University College of Law and a BA, magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.

Attorney Gabriela Tremont focuses her practice on executive-side employment litigation, commercial litigation and tort defense. Previously, she served as an appellate attorney for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, where she worked on a variety of civil, criminal, and family law appeals. . Gabriela received a JD from the University at Buffalo School of Law and a BA from the University of Pittsburgh. She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.

About Barton Gilman
Barton Gilman serves clients throughout the Northeast with offices in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and New Jersey, providing legal services in a wide variety of areas including law education, employment, premises liability and commercial litigation, as well as medical and other professional liability defense, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, family law, trusts and estates, criminal defense, creation business and intellectual property. The firm and its lawyers have received numerous awards and accolades, including Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, Best Places to Work Rhode Island, Outstanding Philanthropic Business, the Common Good Award and Super Lawyers.

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Barton Gilman LLP
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