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John V. GalietteOf Counsel

John V. Galiette has practiced at Reid and Riege since 1997. Prior to joining Reid and Riege, John was a partner at Gager and Peterson, practicing there since 1979. 

Throughout his career, John has represented clients in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation.  His clients have ranged from sole practitioner medical offices to large corporations, and have included nonprofit organizations and governmental entities.  The laws that govern the employee benefits offered by these different types of entities vary significantly, and John is able to address the employee benefits issues that impact each of them.

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section

Community Involvement and Other Pursuits

  • United Way of Greater Waterbury, Community Services Committee


  • John co-authored “Planning for Retirement Benefit Distributions” in the Elder Law Portfolio Series, Aspen Publishing Company (2006).


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