Illinois Institute of Technology/ Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., high honors, Order of the Coif, 1999
Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., honors, cum laude, 1996
Claudia Gallo has extensive experience in family and matrimonial law. Ms. Gallo joined Berger Schatz in 2008 and has been a partner since 2010.
Ms. Gallo was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016. In September 2011, Ms. Gallo was named one of “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch” by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Ms. Gallo has also been selected for inclusion in the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 list of Rising Stars by Illinois Super Lawyers. Ms. Gallo has been named to the Leading Lawyers Network since 2013 and in 2015 was named to the Leading Lawyers Top 100 Women Attorneys in Illinois.
Before joining Berger Schatz, Ms. Gallo practiced family law at the law firm of Jenner & Block. She also has practiced in the areas of insurance coverage, complex tort and commercial litigation. In 2004, Ms. Gallo completed the American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, an intensive trial and litigation program. While in law school, Ms. Gallo was a member of the editorial staff of the Chicago-Kent Law Review and served as Notes and Comments editor.
Ms. Gallo is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association and the Will County Bar Association. She was also a past co-chair of the Young Lawyers Section Family Law Committee for the Chicago Bar Association. Ms. Gallo is also a member of the Naperville Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Gallo is admitted to practice in Illinois and New York, and before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
The Best Lawyers in America 2016
Leading Lawyers Network, Leading Lawyer, 2013-2015
Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
“40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch,” Law Bulletin Publishing Co., September 2011.