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Tara J. Gillman


(619) 230-7457
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San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101

Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2005

  • Notes and Comments Editor, Art and Entertainment Law Journal

B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2002


Honorable Marsha Steinhardt, New York State Supreme Court Judge, NY (Summer 2003)

White House Office of Environmental Initiatives

Tara Gillman is a partner in the San Diego office with the Employment practice group. Her practice focuses on representing restaurants, transportation companies, retail establishments, and other large and small businesses throughout California in a variety of legal claims, including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, breach of contract, and wage and hour matters. In addition to defending employment litigation matters, Ms. Gillman practices preventative litigation by counseling her clients on the best ways to reduce their risks of being sued, especially from class action law suits. To this end, Ms. Gillman assists clients in revising their employee handbooks, including their policies and procedures to comply with all applicable California laws.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Gillman worked in the general counsel’s office of a Fortune 200 company where she engaged in all phases of civil litigation involving tort liability and employment matters.


U.S. District Court, Southern District


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