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Corporation Counsel Matthew Gallagher


Office of Corporation Counsel
(914) 377-6250

Matthew Gallagher was named Corporation Counsel for the City of Yonkers in May of 2018.  He brings nearly two decades of legal experience in municipal and governmental law at both the City and County level.

Gallagher, the Senior Associate Corporation Counsel for the City of Yonkers since April 2014, has been vital to the City’s eight collective bargaining agreements under Mayor Mike Spano’s tenure, along with the handling of litigation and contract negotiations involving the City of Yonkers.  

Gallagher previously served as Legislative Counsel to the Westchester County Board of Legislators, as well an Assistant County Attorney in the Westchester County Attorney’s Office.  He began his career at the Law Firm of Grunert, Stout & Bruch after graduating from St. Francis College and Pace University School of Law.