Kristi C. Gallegos


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Kristi Gallegos is a corporate transactional lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets for both public and private companies. She also advises public companies with regard to securities law compliance, SEC disclosure and corporate governance. Kristi’s clients span a wide range of industries including REITs, manufacturing, data storage, hospitality, and banking.


Bar Admissions

  • California 


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D.: cum laude; Order of the Coif; Sayre Macneil Scholar; Chief Articles Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review
  • California State University, Fullerton, B.A., Criminal Justice: magna cum laude

Professional Activities


  • Honorable Ferdinand F. Fernandez, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • Co-author: “The Year in Law,” The Green Bag Almanac & Reader 2017
  • Represented DigitalGlobe in its US$3.6 billion sale to MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates
  • Represented a healthcare REIT in its equity offering
  • Represented an automotive manufacturer in its acquisition of the assets of a Chinese entity
  • Represented a manufacturing company in the sale of one of its subsidiaries
  • Regularly advises public company clients with ongoing Exchange Act reporting and compliance requirements