IALDA Member: Gaylee Gillim

Gaylee Gillim

Attorney at Law

Board Member


P.O. Box 4563
Louisville, Kentucky 40204
United States

Tel: (502) 473-0956

Fax: (502) 473-7352


Gaylee W. Gillim serves as general counsel to Themeparks, L.L.C., which acquires, develops and manages entertainment properties. Ms. Gillim was previously general counsel and an owner of Magic Springs Development Co., L.L.C., which opened Magic Springs & Crystal Falls in Hot Springs, Arkansas in 2000. After eight seasons, Magic Springs was sold to PARC Management in July, 2008. Ms. Gillim was also general counsel and an owner of Kentucky Kingdom – The Thrill Park in Louisville, Kentucky from 1990 until its sale to Premier Parks Inc. (n/k/a Six Flags, Inc.) in 1997.

Ms. Gillim graduated from Duke University in 1975 (B.A. summa cum laude) and earned a J.D. from St. John’s University in 1978. She is admitted to practice in both New York and Kentucky, and is a member of the American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association, and Jefferson County Women Lawyers Association. Ms. Gillim has been a member of IALDA’s board of directors since 1995 and currently serves as Secretary of the organization. She also was elected as a director of WWA in 2007.