- Commercial Litigation
- Restrictive Covenants
|Contact Info||Telephone: 215 979 1127|
Fax: 215 689 4919
|University ||University of Scranton, B.S., 1993|
|Law School||University of Akron School of Law, J.D., M.P.A., summa cum laude, 2000|
|Admitted||Pennsylvania; New York; New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania|
•American Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association
|Born||Scranton, Pennsylvania, November 7, 1970|
Anthony L. Gallia is a trial lawyer. Mr. Gallia handles complex commercial and intellectual property litigation in state and federal courts across the United States. He regularly counsels clients and serves as trial counsel for plaintiffs and defendants in litigation matters, including real estate transactions, contracts, covenants not to compete/restrictive covenants, manufacturer/distributor disputes and securities litigation. Mr. Gallia also represents clients and acts as trial counsel in trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation as well as matters involving serious personal injuries and wrongful death.
Mr. Gallia has significant court experience with temporary restraining orders and disputes involving preliminary and permanent injunctive relief. He has obtained ex parte seizure orders, and has coordinated the seizure of counterfeit products and goods in conjunction with United States Marshals on both intra and interstate levels.
In addition to his experience as trial counsel in both civil and criminal cases, Mr. Gallia has successfully resolved disputes through arbitration, mediation and favorable settlements.
Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, Mr. Gallia is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia bar associations. Philadelphia Magazine selected Mr. Gallia as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in business and intellectual property litigation in 2007, 2008 and 2010 and as a Lawyer on the Fast Track in 2009.
Mr. Gallia graduated summa cum laude from the University of Akron School of Law with both a juris doctorate and master's degree in public administration. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Scranton.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2009-present
- Associate, 2000-2008
Honors & Awards
•Selected as a Pennsylvania Lawyer on the Fast Track, 2009
•Selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in business and intellectual property litigation, 2007, 2008 and 2010
•Co-author, Russia's Personal Data Localization Law Goes into Effect, Duane Morris Alert, October 16, 2015
•Co-author, Russia's New Personal Data Localization Law Goes into Effect in September 2015, Duane Morris Alert, June 15, 2015
• Your Weapons, You Will Not Need Them, Comment on the Supreme Court's Sixty-Year Silence on The Right to Keep and Bear Arms, 33 Akron Law Review 131 (1999)
|Reported Cases||Representative Matters: Represented pro bono a former U.S. Diplomat in resolving a partnership dispute, concerning a luxury condominium complex in Center City, Philadelphia, before the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.; Obtained defense and counterclaim verdict on behalf of major development agent for national franchisor in dispute with former business partner. The unanimous jury rejected in its entirety the plaintiff's claims, and awarded complete relief on client's counterclaims.; Obtained a dismissal with prejudice on behalf of Dell Financial Services LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dell Inc., of multimillion-dollar claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).; Obtained a decision following a three-day trial in federal court for Archibald ( Archie ) Lingo and Archie's Market, Inc., permanently enjoining the defendants from using the federally registered mark Lingo's Market and awarding plaintiffs attorneys' fees and costs of suit.; Represents a diversified investment firm with more than $1.5 billion in assets that specializes in acquiring value-add investments across a spectrum of asset classes, including commercial real estate, development land, and land-based operating business entities.; Obtained jury verdict in favor of international jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. in $45 million copyright infringement and Lanham Act suit.; Obtained summary judgment in favor of a national, licensed broker/dealer in a multi-million dollar class action securities lawsuit.; Represented estate and heirs of recreational fisherman killed in a collision with a 60-foot yacht off the New Jersey coast.|
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