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Galloway, Lucchese, Everson & Picchi was founded in 2001 by former partners from the firm of Anderson, Galloway & Lucchese which was started in 1978.  Several of our partners have been practicing law for over thirty years and have significant trial experience.  The focus of our firm is on the defense of medical professionals, hospitals, drugs and medical products, professional liability claims, and defense of government entities.

Galloway, Lucchese, Everson & Picchi was founded in 2001 by former partners from the firm of Anderson, Galloway & Lucchese which was started in 1978.  Several of our partners have been practicing law for over thirty years and have significant trial experience.  The focus of our firm is on the defense of medical professionals, hospitals, drugs and medical products, professional liability claims, and defense of government entities.

Galloway, Lucchese, Everson & Picchi was founded in 2001 by former partners from the firm of Anderson, Galloway & Lucchese which was started in 1978.  Several of our partners have been practicing law for over thirty years and have significant trial experience.  The focus of our firm is on the defense of medical professionals, hospitals, drugs and medical products, professional liability claims, and defense of government entities.

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Susan K. Riggio

Senior Associate

 

Ms. Riggio began working for Galloway, Lucchese, Everson & Picchi in 2001, first as a law clerk during her last year of law school, and then as a licensed attorney as of December of 2002 when she was admitted to the California State Bar.  In 1988, Ms. Riggio obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Law & Society from the University of California at Santa Barbara with an emphasis in criminal justice.  In 1991, she obtained a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) degree with an emphasis in management, and she graduated with honors for distinction in her major.  From 1991 through 1999, Ms. Riggio worked for the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO), (then known as the General Accounting Office), as a congressional oversight program evaluator/policy analyst, conducting research and analysis of government programs and policies, and preparing reports on the research findings, analysis, and recommendations to assist with Congressional decision making.  

 

In 2002, Ms. Riggio obtained her law degree (J.D.) from the University of the Pacific (UOP) McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, with a concentration in Trial Advocacy.  In law school, Ms. Riggio was in the Roger Traynor Honor Society, she was on the 2002 Trial Advocacy Honors Team of the McGeorge Mock Trial Competition, she received an award for Trial Advocacy Honors in Fall 2001, and she received a Witkin Award in 2000 in Legal Process (Legal Writing and Research).  Ms. Riggio is licensed in the State of California and the Northern and Eastern Districts of California of the Federal District Court.  Ms. Riggio’s primary area of practice since becoming licensed in 2002 has been medical malpractice defense, and she has experience second chairing at both trial and private arbitration.