Terry was born and raised on the West Side of Binghamton and received his undergraduate degree from Siena College, where he played Division I baseball and rugby. Terry then received his J.D. from the University at Buffalo School of Law. Following his graduation from law school, Terry was hired as a prosecutor with the Broome County District Attorney's Office. As a prosecutor, Terry handled more than 75 jury trials, on both the misdemeanor and felony levels.
Following his time as a prosecutor, Terry worked for 15 years in the largest law firm in the region, handling workers' compensation matters for both injured workers and large insurance firms. Terry also handled Social Security matters and criminal cases at all levels. Based on his prior representation of the insurance companies in workers' compensation matters, Terry has unique insight and information about the inner workings of these insurance companies that proves to be useful when representing injured workers.
In 2014, Terry opened his own firm, The Gallagher Law Office, before purchasing The Tomkins Law Office, and partnering up with Paul Tomkins and Jared Baker.
Jared is a Binghamton native, he was raised in Port Crane, and he graduated from Chenango Valley High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Davis College and later attended Regent University in Virginia. During law school, he belonged to the International Law Review. He was first admitted to practice in Washington D.C. and in 2008, he was admitted to practice in New York. He has since retired from the Washington D.C. Bar Association and is admitted to practice elusively in New York.
After moving back to New York, Jared worked for one of the largest statewide workers' compensation law firms, focusing on representing injured workers. He has years of experience representing clients before the Workers' Compensation Board and Social Security Administration. Jared is a proud member of the New York Injured Workers Bar Association. Jared joined Gallagher Baker, P.C. to narrow his focus on serving the legal needs of this community.