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Lisa Galalis

Consulting Attorney
New York
7 Times Square
New York, NY 10036-6516
Tel: 212.373.8674
Fax: 212.833.1250

Lisa Galalis is a consulting attorney with Friedman Kaplan, and provides support and assistance to the firm’s full-time attorneys in connection with a wide variety of complex commercial disputes.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of Caesars Entertainment Corporation in defense of federal and chancery court lawsuits brought by various creditor groups alleging that certain transactions violated the terms of bond issuances and the Trust Indenture Act.
    • Representation of an international law firm and a number of its partners in defense of claims including breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, malpractice, unjust enrichment, and breach of contract filed by a former client of the firm, as well as related claims of breach of fiduciary duty and fraud brought by a former partner, all pertaining to real estate and financing transactions valued in excess of $1 billion. 
  • Representation of the defendant individual in litigation in the Commercial Division of New York Supreme Court concerning the parties’ obligations under a $270 million note.

Prior to joining Friedman Kaplan, Ms. Galalis practiced at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP.

Outside the Office

Ms. Galalis has taught legal research and writing to first-year law students and L.L.M. candidates at Fordham Law School and Seton Hall University School of Law.

 

Ms. Galalis is an independent contractor acting of counsel to the Firm.

Fast Facts

Education

New York University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude (2001)

Harvard-Radcliffe College, B.A., cum laude (1997)

Bar Admissions

State of New York

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Clerkships

The Honorable Bernard J. Fried, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Commercial Division, principal law clerk, 2006-12

The Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry, U.S Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

The Honorable Berle M. Schiller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Honors and Awards

Order of the Coif, New York University School of Law

Pomeroy Scholar, New York University School of Law