James Gaudette Named Vice President



William Gallagher Associates (“WGA”) announces the promotion of James Gaudette to Vice President within the firm’s Claims Group.

Mr. Gaudette joined WGA in 2007 and has nineteen years of legal experience, primarily in insurance defense and extensive knowledge in many areas of Professional Liability, including Directors and Officers, Employment Practices Liability, Errors’ & Omissions’ Liability, Fiduciary Liability and Legal Malpractice.

“In his time at WGA, Jim has been instrumental in assisting countless clients with many difficult and complicated claims,” said Patrick Veale, President at WGA. “His tireless commitment to our clients has been part of what has put the Claims Services at WGA truly head and shoulders above the competition.”

His prior experience was in the litigation department at Davis Robinson & White, LLP, where he was responsible for a variety of public policy, automotive, and tort liability matters on behalf of Arbella Mutual Insurance Company. Prior to that, he was a Senior Paralegal in the Securities and Broker Dealer Department at Bingham McCutchen, LLP, where he supervised the complete discovery process in all regulatory matters and litigation brought by shareholders, the SEC, and other state and federal securities regulatory bodies.

Mr. Gaudette is a graduate of the Saint Anselm College and Suffolk University Law School and is an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.

William Gallagher Associates (WGA) is a leading provider of insurance brokerage, risk management and employee benefit services to companies with complex risks and dynamic needs, within industries that include life sciences, technology, financial risks, healthcare, energy, clean tech and environmental services. The firm was founded in 1983 and is one of the country’s leading independent brokerage firms, with offices in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Hartford, CT; Princeton, NJ Columbia, MD; and Atlanta, GA.

WGA’s professionals are available with expertise to provide background or be interviewed on the record in a range of subject areas.

Please feel free to contact us directly at the firm:

Susan Forbes
Marketing Director and Senior Vice President
William Gallagher Associates
470 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
Main 617.261.6700
Direct 617.646.0282