Gagan is an associate in the Raleigh office of McGuireWoods.
Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for Judge Pierre N. Leval of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He received his JD from Stanford Law School, where he was a member of the Stanford Law Review.
Before attending law school, Gagan served as a White House political appointee in Washington, D.C. He received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College, where he received the Thompson S. and Sarah S. Baker Scholarship.