Michael P. ShlanskyMichael P. Shlansky

Admitted to Bar: 2014, Louisiana State; 2017, Connecticut State; 2015, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Education: Tulane University (B.S., 2002); Tulane Law School (J.D., 2012); Tulane Law School (LL.M., 2013).

Member: Connecticut Bar Associations, Fairfield County Bar Association.

Practice Areas: Admiralty and Maritime Law, Civil Litigation, Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Probate, Estate Planning and Estate Settlement.

Michael was raised in Weston, Connecticut and attended the Weston public schools.  He received his law degree, as well as his Master’s Degree in Admiralty & Maritime Law, from Tulane Law School.  Thereafter, he practiced law in New Orleans specializing in maritime law, commercial litigation and insurance defense.  Michael and his wife returned to Weston in 2017 where he joined a personal injury litigation firm in Stamford, Connecticut.

In the Fall of 2019, he returned to Sherwood & Garlick, P.C., a general practice firm with its roots deeply embedded in Fairfield County.  Having previously clerked at Sherwood & Garlick, Michael wished to continue to provide the services of a general law practice with an emphasis on admiralty and maritime law, real estate and estate planning.

Michael enjoys being an active member of the Weston community, which includes serving as a Captain in the Weston Volunteer Fire Department.


Nancy D. Gallagher

Admitted to Bar: 1991, Connecticut; 1995, US District Court, District of Connecticut.

Education: Heidelberg College (B.A.); University of Bridgeport (J.D., 1990).

Member: Connecticut Bar Association, Fairfield County Bar Association, Westport Weston Chapter of the Connecticut Bar Association.

Practice Areas: Real Estate, Estate and Trust Planning, Probate, Litigation.