Carrie Ryan Gallia ’08

Associate General Counsel, University of Minnesota


  • Princeton University A.B.
  • Columbia University, M.F.A.
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.

Carrie Ryan Gallia is Associate General Counsel at the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining OGC, Carrie was an attorney at Lindquist & Vennum and, before that, at Fish & Richardson, both in Minneapolis. She graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in English Literature and earned an M.F.A. in dramaturgy from the Columbia University School of the Arts. 

In 2008, Ryan Gallia received her J.D. summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as a Managing Editor of the Minnesota Law Review, was a member of the Order of the Coif, and won the William B. Lockhart Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Leadership, and Service. After law school, she served as a law clerk to Judge Carlos T. Bea on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Judicial Writing

William McGee Civil Rights Moot Court Competition Team