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Jeffrey T. Gillingham

Attorney and CPA | CA

(818) 223-8090
(805) 364-4919
(805) 233-0677
jeff@jtgillingham.com

Mr. Gillingham, a native of Los Angeles, received his law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, where his strong writing skills earned him a position as a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research and Writing, as well as multiple CALI Awards. He has been admitted to the Bar in California, and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Before starting this law firm, he interned for a judge and worked as a Controller and VP of Finance for a managed care company where he gained extensive accounting, financial, and managerial experience in the complex healthcare and insurance regulatory environment in California and Nevada. He also has the privilege of serving as a member of the California Association of Dental Plan’s Legislative and Regulatory Committee. Prior to shifting to managed care, Mr. Gillingham started his career in the Transaction Services group at PriceWaterhouse Coopers, LLP, following his earning a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the nation’s top accounting program at the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Gillingham also received his Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting and Entrepreneurship, with honors, from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.

Mr. Gillingham is an active member of the Los Angeles community. While not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his wife Evelina, hiking, sailing, mountain biking, and playing golf. Every now and then, he finds time to escape to the Caribbean to scuba-dive, read, and relax.

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D., 2014)
    • Certificate, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution
  • University of Texas, Austin (Masters in Professional Accounting, 2008)
  • University of Arizona (B.S. in Accounting, B.S. in Entrepreneurship, cum laude, honors, 2007)

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Bar Association
    • Trusts and Estates Section
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • CPA/Law Society of Ventura County

Other Professional Experience

  • PrimeCare Benefits, VP of Finance
  • PwC, Deals Associate
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Legal Extern

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States Tax Court