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Linda A. Galella

Overview

Linda Galella has always had a passion for politics and local government.  As a result of this, Linda concentrates her practice in the area of Municipal Government, employment, civil rights and government liability. She has worked in private practice since 1993.

Linda has a wide range of experience defending public entities in sexual harassment lawsuits, discrimination lawsuits, hostile work environment claims, “whistleblower” claims and wrongful termination claims.  She has extensive experience defending municipalities in federal and state civil rights claims. She represents clients in State and Federal court (including the NJ Appellate Division and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit), the Division of Civil Rights, the EEOC, mediation and arbitration.  She also serves as solicitor for the Mantua Township Land Use Board and Mantua Township Rent Leveling Board.  Ms. Galella serves as Conflict Solicitor for the Mantua Township Utilities Authority, Deptford Township Planning Board and Zoning Board.   She has served as a public defender in Mantua Township and a municipal prosecutor in Winslow Township.  Since 2005, she has served on the Roster of Civil Division Arbitrators in Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem and Burlington Counties.

Prior to joining Parker McCay, Linda represented in all aspects of litigation a large number of public entities, including civil service municipalities.

In 2004, she was first elected to the Mantua Township Board of Education.  She was reelected to a second term in 2007 and was president for two years. She also served on the Mantua Township Zoning Board of Adjustment for four years.  Since 2004, Linda has served as the Parliamentarian of the Mantua Township Democrat Executive Committee. Since 2009, she has served on the Gloucester County Democrat Executive Committee. From 1996-2005, she served on the Board of Directors for the Gloucester County Volunteer Center, a non-profit organization affiliated with Gloucester County College.

Linda lives in Mantua Township Gloucester County with her husband and two children.

Professional Activities

  • Gloucester County Bar Association
  • Burlington County Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Mantua Township Democrats Executive Committee
  • Gloucester County Democrats Executive Committee

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Education

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D. 1992, cum laude
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Order of the Barrister
  • Moot Court Honor Society
  • Saint Joseph’s University, B.A. 1989, International Relations

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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