R. Craig Gallagher

ISLN: 907225278
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Practice Areas

  • Civil litigation
  • Insurance defense
  • Personal injury
  • Trucking liability
  •  Products liability
  •  Premises liability


  • Virginia, 1987
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1987
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1987


  • University of Richmond, J.D. (1986)
  • James Madison University (1983)

Craig received a Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University in 1983 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Richmond School of Law in 1986. He joined Furniss, Davis, Rashkind and Saunders, P.C. in 1989 where he has defended a wide variety of civil lawsuits for over 30 years. He is co-author of the Virginia Insurance Case Finder, Third Edition, published by Lexis-Nexis Publishing Co. Craig has lectured on litigation and insurance topics and has authored articles in The Journal of Civil Litigation and Va. C.L.E publications. He served on the drafting committee of “Principles of Cooperation for Physicians and Attorneys in the Commonwealth of Virginia” (Fourth Edition) promulgated by the Virginia State Bar, Virginia Bar Association, and the Medical Society of Virginia. He is also a past president of the Virginia Beach Tennis Patrons Assn., Inc.

Craig is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has earned an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® its highest recognition, for his professionalism and ethics. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, the American Bar Association, the Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association and the Virginia Beach Bar Association.