Jeffrey Gillard is a seasoned litigator who has extensive civil litigation experience defending private and public entities in the areas of product liability, premises liability, commercial litigation, catastrophic injury, toxic torts, and general liability matters in state and federal courts. His clients have included corporations, public agencies, school districts, cities as well as property owners, property managers, and manufacturers, suppliers and retailers of various products including sporting goods, construction equipment, bicycles, automobiles, tires, medical devices, industrial machinery, recreational vehicles, firearms, fitness facilities and fitness equipment. Mr. Gillard's practice experience has included service as in-house counsel, which has given him the unique ability to see things from his clients' perspectives. He is recognized for his ability to genuinely and effectively communicate with witnesses, parties, and counsel to resolve cases expeditiously or streamline them for trial when settlement is not an option.
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Orange County Bar Association
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of California at Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude