Betsy Gallagher has concentrated on state and federal civil appeals and insurance coverage litigation. She has handled hundreds of appeals with published opinions in vast areas of civil practice and has appeared before all five of Florida's District Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Florida. She also appears before trial courts, both state and federal. Ms. Gallagher is recognized by her peers as being at the top of her field and presently handles appeals in all areas of civil practice including tort liability, construction litigation, products liability, professional malpractice and insurance coverage. In 2013, she was added to Florida Trend's Legal Elite Hall of Fame. She was inducted based on the distinction of being named as a Florida Legal Elite every year for the past 10 years.
Regularly published, her articles have appeared in the Florida Bar Journal, Trial Advocate Quarterly (the publication of the Florida Defense Lawyers' Association) and "The Record" (the publication of the Appellate Section of the Florida Bar) as well as the University of Florida Law Review. She is presently on the Editorial Board for the Florida Bar Journal and the Trial Advocate Quarterly, and a past member of the Executive Council and past Chair of the Outreach Committee for the Appellate Section of the Florida Bar. She is a past member of the Florida Bar's Appellate Rules Committee, the Florida Bar's Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education and the Legal Needs of Children Committee. Ms. Gallagher presently serves on the Board of Trustees for the University of Florida College of Law where she is Chair of the Outreach Committee. She is also a lifetime member of the President's Council, University of Florida.