John Gigounas received a J.D. from the University of Utah and an L.L.M. in taxation from New York University. He is certified as a taxation specialist by the California Board of Specialization. He has handled hundreds of tax cases before the United States Tax Court and other courts. Mr. Gigounas is a former IRS Senior Trial Attorney and has lectured and written articles on tax and estate planning matters.
Mr. Gigounas was formerly a law clerk to the Utah Supreme Court. He is a member of the California and Utah State bars. He is a former instructor in Tax Procedure at Golden Gate University's School of Taxation. Mr. Gigounas emphasizes tax litigation, in addition to estate and gift tax planning.
John Gigounas served as a Captain in the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corp (JAG). He holds the AV® Peer Review Rating, the highest, from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, in addition to having been named a Northern California Super Lawyer.