Gaylee W. Gillim, Esquire, has more than 30 years of experience in providing legal services to the amusement industry. She was both general counsel to and an owner of Kentucky Kingdom, LLLP, which reopened Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay in 2014 and operated it until the recent sale of the park to Herschend Family Entertainment. Gillim served in the same capacity for the “original” Kentucky Kingdom from 1990 until its sale to Premier Parks, Inc. in 1997. In addition, Gillim was general counsel to, as well as an owner of, Magic Springs Development Company, L.L.C., which redeveloped the closed Magic Springs theme park in Hot Springs, Arkansas in 2000, added the Crystal Falls water park, and operated the park until 2008. Gillim graduated from Duke University (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. Gillim has been a member of the Board of Directors of the International Amusement and Leisure Defense Association (IALDA) since 1995 and currently serves as Secretary of the organization. Gillim served two terms on the World Waterpark Association’s Board of Directors and is a member of WWA’s Government Relations Committee.