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Gallagher, John Michael

Born 1966 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on October 15, 2019, to a seat vacated by Joel Harvey Slomsky. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 2019, and received commission on December 31, 2019.

Education:
Long Island University, B.S., 1989
New York Law School, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:

Police officer, New York City, 1989-1994
Assistant district attorney, Bronx County, New York, 1994-1996
Assistant special prosecutor, New York City Police Department, 1996-1997
Assistant district attorney, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, 1997-1998
Special counsel to police commissioner, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998-2000
White House fellow, counsel to Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 2000-2001
Assistant U.S. attorney and civil rights coordinator, District of New Mexico, 2001-2003
Assistant chief of police, Administration Division, Miami, Florida, 2003-2004
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2004-2019; chief, Allentown Branch Office, 2014-2019