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Ali Gallagher’s practice focuses on corporate and securities. She has experience working with a wide variety of corporations and non-profit organizations, with an extensive background in medical devices, manufacturing and design.

Before joining the firm, Ali held senior executive positions in several start-up businesses, including both private and publicly traded medical device corporations. She was appointed for a term of four years to the FDA’s orthopedic medical device panel representing industry. Most recently, she sold another start-up company in the health and beauty area to a foreign corporation and remains a consultant to their global business.

Professional Qualifications

  • Admitted to Texas bar, 1987; Admitted to Western District of Texas, 2012.
  • Education: The University of Texas at Austin (ABD PhD, 2002); Congressional Healthcare Fellowship (1986-87); The University of Texas Law School (J.D., 1986); The University of Texas at El Paso (B.S., 1983).

Recent Representative Experience

  • In-House counsel to online healthcare publisher
  • Represented physicians regarding proposed hospital system hospital bylaw changes
  • Represented company through corporate formation and funding
  • Represented both purchaser and seller in corporate acquisitions and asset sales
  • Represent start-up companies in formation, patent filings and regulatory requirements in the area of pharmaceuticals and medical devices

Professional Affiliations

  • Austin Bar Association


  • World Learning’s Global Advisory Council – Member