Nan Gallagher, Esq.


For the better part of two decades, Nan Gallagher has devoted her career exclusively to the advocacy of healthcare professionals and entities. An accomplished healthcare litigation and administrative attorney, she focuses her practice on licensing, regulatory and credentialing matters in New Jersey and New York, all facets of administrative professional discipline, litigation, medical malpractice defense, Medical Staff and Society representation, General Counsel services, summary suspensions and fair hearings, privileged practice QA peer review investigations, credentialing assistance, EMR and cybersecurity counseling, physician and practice contract negotiations, estate and disaster planning for medical practices, physician burnout & impairment, disruptive behavior, online persona management, employment and labor counseling, Qui Tams, ERISA and state out-of-network appeals, audits, billing and coding counseling, mock agency inspections, and HIPAA and OSHA compliance services.

Nan Gallagher, ESQ of Campanella Law OfficeMs. Gallagher is a nationally recognized authority on groundbreaking healthcare topics and is sought after for her tireless and dedicated focus on often controversial pro-physician platforms. In addition to various medical societies, she is proud to serve as General Counsel to the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey as well as the Medical Staffs of Morristown Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center, and CarePoint Hoboken University Medical Center.  Making her clients’ challenges her own, Ms. Gallagher is often touted for her approachability, accessibility, and unwavering zeal in support of the rights of those whom she represents.

Fluent in Spanish, Ms. Gallagher was one of a select few awarded a United States Presidential Fellowship from President Bill Clinton to study law abroad at La Universidad Católica de Valparaíso in Chile. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from Fordham University, where she double-majored in English and Spanish. After earning her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School, she served as the Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Mahlon L. Fast, J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, Civil Division.

Ms. Gallagher is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In 2017 and 2018, she has been recognized as a SuperLawyer®* both nationally and in New Jersey in the field of healthcare and has received the Client’s Choice Award  for excellence in 2016, 2017 and 2018 by the highly regarded attorney rating website,*, where she maintains a “10 out of 10” (Superb) rating.

Ms. Gallagher has been recognized by New Jersey Super Lawyers as a Super Lawyer in 2017 and 2018*.

Ms. Gallagher is honored to have received the AVVO Client’s Choice Award for 2016, 2017 and 2018.*

A Proud Member Of:

New Jersey State Bar Association (Health Law Section)
New York State Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Morris County Bar Association
Morris County Chamber of Commerce

Volunteer Activities:

William J. Brennan American Inn of Court Barrister
New York Law School Annual  Moot Court Competition Judge
Article Contributor to Physician Risk Management
Article Contributor to ED Legal Letter
Pro Bono Services

CHA - Certified HIPAA Administrator / HIPAA Academy

In The News


Nan Gallagher, a founding partner of Gallagher Campanella LLC, is the proud recipient of AVVO’s 2019 Clients’ Choice Award in Healthcare.  Ms. Gallagher also has earned a “10 out of 10” (Superb) rating on AVVO. This is Ms. Gallagher’s 4th year in a row winning this award. Ms. Gallagher has devoted her career exclusively to…

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By: Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE On Friday, April 12, 2019, New Jersey Governor Murphy signed the “Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act” into law.  This bill, which goes into effect as of August 1, 2019, makes it legal for physicians to write prescriptions for terminally ill patients for medications that can…

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Founding Partner Gina Campanella presented, “Surprise State Board Inspection: Your Rights & Responsibilities”, “End of Life Mandated CME”, and “HIPAA and Managing Risk” in front of packed lecture halls at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City in support of the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons’ (NJAOPS) Annual Regional Osteopathic Convention (AROC). Gallagher Campanella…

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