Our History

ForbesGallagher is a Boston-based law firm with over 40 years experience in helping clients resolve issues both large and small.

Originally known as Gallagher & Gallagher, P.C., ForbesGallagher has represented clients from all walks of life with all sorts of legal problems.  Our breadth of experience and depth of legal analysis ensures that each client receives the best treatment and best results possible.  Our attorneys regularly practice in the federal and state courts as well as representing our clients in various regulatory and agency hearings.  The following is a list of the areas of law in which we specialize:

Business Matters

ForbesGallagher can help you with any business matter which requires legal expertise or analysis.  Legal services available include helping our clients with the organization and licensing of their business, the drafting of organizational contracts and control devices, negotiating and drafting commercial documents, assistance with “Corporate Housekeeping” items, employment law issues  as well as representation in all matters regarding litigation.  If you are interested in learning more about how ForbesGallagher may be able to help you with your Business Matters email our President Owen Gallagher here.


ForbesGallagher is ready and able to help its clients with all matters regarding insurance including defense of liability claims; subrogation; insurance coverage; bad faith and unfair claim settlement practices; insurance fraud; classification and ratings disputes; regulatory compliance; general representation of insurance agencies and appeals to any or all regulatory agencies, authorities and courts.  If you are interested in learning more about how ForbesGallagher may be able to help you with any Insurance issues you may have please contact Kara Larzelere here.

Insurance Research & Defense

Since 1984, our Defense Research Group has provided defense research and investigation services to the insurance industry including specialized fact research, toxic wast site investigation, corporate knowledge investigation,  defective products and toxic tort claims and document management and indexing.  If you are interested in learning more about our Defense Research Group and the services it might be able to provide to you please email the head of the DRG, Garrett Harris here.


For all matters requiring requiring litigation, ForbesGallagher has the experience and insight into providing our clients with first-class representation in whatever Court wherever it is located. To discuss your litigation needs and how best to proceed email our President Owen Gallagher here.

Real Estate

ForbesGallagher is a leading real estate law firm throughout New England.  ForbesGallagher serves multi-state lenders and brokers, as well as individual buyers and sellers by providing incomparable personal service to all of our clients as well as their customers. If you are interested in learning more about how ForbesGallagher can help you with your real estate needs please email the head of our real estate division Matthew Forbes here.


Appealing a decision is always a delicate balancing act requiring the right legal analysis, game plan and lawyer.  At ForbesGallagher we believe we have that right combination for our clients.  With over 40 years experience in the appeals process, we have file appeals on behalf of our clients in both criminal and civil matters in both the federal and state courts.  We have the expertise and experience to fine tune the issues and present the most polished and precise appeal possible.  If you would like to discuss with us an issue that you would like to appeal, please email our President Owen Gallagher here.

En Español

ForbesGallagher tambien podria ayudar nuestros clientes que hablan el español.  Por todas vuestras preguntas sobre temas legales, por favor mandar un email a nuestra abogada Julia Ybarra aqui.

From simple questions to complex litigations, ForbesGallagher would like the opportunity to help resolve your legal matters in the most timely, efficient and cost effective manner possible.


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