Municipal attorney Lauren Gallagher advises the Firm’s municipal clients on a multitude of issues including compliance with Federal and state laws and local ordinances.
Lauren is a Bucks County native. Lauren grew up in Quakertown and currently resides in Lansdale. She enjoys being able to give back to the community through her work. Lauren has represented Upper Gwynedd Township, Falls Township, Abington Township, Bensalem Township, Borough of Conshohocken Authority, Northampton (Bucks County) Municipal Authority, and Richland Township Water Authority at public meetings, hearings and matters before the Courts in Pennsylvania.
Lauren’s favorite thing about her job is that each day brings something different. She is proud of the personal relationships that she has developed with clients over her years at Rudolph Clarke. She believes that the mutual trust and respect in those relationships are what sets us apart from other law firms.
She is especially proud of a case that involved the construction and installation of public sanitary sewers in a large section of a municipality. In January of 2011, the Authority was named in a lawsuit filed by a group of non-residential property owners that wanted to avoid paying their fair share of construction costs. This lawsuit was intensely litigated for several years. In July 2014, the Commonwealth Court ruled that the property owners would be required to pay their fair share of the construction costs. Without the ruling, the residents of the municipality would have been forced to bear the costs of the construction project. Lauren’s work saved money for the community and its residents.
Lauren also represents individual clients in matters of custody, support and divorce.
- Montgomery County Clerk of Courts
- Upper Gwynedd Township
- Borough of Conshohocken Authority
- East Norriton-Plymouth-Whitpain Joint Sewer Authority
- Richland Township Water Authority
- Abington Township
- Bensalem Township
- Falls Township
- Northampton (Bucks County) Municipal Authority
- Newtown Borough
Lauren graduated Cum Laude from LaSalle University in 2003 with degrees in History and Psychology and a minor in Women’s Studies. She attended law school at Temple University and received her J.D. in 2007. Lauren is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
- Montgomery Bar Association
- Bucks County Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Bar and Court Admissions 2007, Pennsylvania & New Jersey; Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- Member, Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association (PMAA)
- Board Member, Camp Rainbow, Inc.