Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP

Attorney

Scott L. Gilmore

Partner

Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP
One California Plaza
300 So. Grand Avenue, 37th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90071-3147

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Summary

SCOTT L. GILMORE has specialized as a trial attorney for more than 37 years, with specific expertise in real estate, construction, closely-held corporation and partnership litigation. Mr. Gilmore has extensive experience in trying both jury and non jury cases in state and federal courts. Mr. Gilmore has also handled numerous arbitrations and appellate matters.

For more than 13 years, Mr. Gilmore has also served as a privately retained mediator and has successfully mediated hundreds of litigated disputes.

Mr. Gilmore graduated magna cum laude from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.  He then received both his Masters in Business Administration and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Southern California.

Mr. Gilmore has an “AV” Peer Review rating by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating available.

Extended Bio

Since joining Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP upon his graduation from law school in 1978, SCOTT L. GILMORE has specialized in trial work on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants, with specific expertise in breach of contract, real estate, construction, product liability, corporate governance and partnership litigation.  Over the more than thirty five years of his practice Mr. Gilmore has represented clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies.  Mr. Gilmore has represented a wide range of clients, including real estate developers, home builders, hotel operators, insurance agencies, retail operations, manufacturers of products ranging from traffic paint to heavy equipment, contractors in the fields of general construction, structural steel, mechanical systems, painting, drywall and plumbing, architects, soils engineers, beverage distillers and distributors, and various types of service providers. Mr. Gilmore has extensive experience in trying both jury and nonjury cases in state and federal courts, and has also represented parties in numerous arbitration matters.

In addition to his litigation practice, since 2003 Mr. Gilmore has offered his services as a privately retained mediator to assist other attorneys and their clients in resolving their litigated matters.  In support of his practice as a mediator, Mr. Gilmore has completed more than 120 hours of mediation training through the both prestigious Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University and affiliated organizations. Since 2003 Mr. Gilmore has successfully mediated hundreds of matters.    Mr. Gilmore graduated magna cum laude from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California School. He then received both his M BA and his JD from the University of Southern California in 1978.   Mr. Gilmore holds an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.   Mr. Gilmore’s professional affiliations include membership in the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the American Bar Association, in which he is a member of the litigation section of both associations.  He is also a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.  Mr. Gilmore’s professional mediation affiliations include membership in the Southern California Mediation Association and the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association.  Mr. Gilmore previously served as a member of the Los Angeles County Superior Court Panel of Mediators.  Mr. Gilmore serves as a member of the Board of Elders at SeaCoast Grace Church in Cypress and the Board of Directors of Precious Lamb Preschool in Long Beach.  Mr. Gilmore is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

Mr. Gilmore previously served as the Chairman of USC Marshall Partners, the premier academic support group for both the Marshall School of Business and the Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California.  Mr. Gilmore also previously served as a member of the Board of Governors of the University of Southern California General Alumni Association.