Dixon Gardner

Department Manager


Dixon Gardner has been with Madison Law, APC since 2014.  During that time, Mr. Gardner has gained significant experience in business litigation, commercial transactions, tax compliance, tax planning, tax controversies, and estate planning.  Mr. Gardner also has substantial experience representing debtors, creditors (including creditor committees), and stockholders in bankruptcy cases.  He has resolved numerous tax controversies with the IRS, the Department of Labor, and many states, and has provided pro bono representation to taxpayers before the United States Tax Court.  Today, Mr. Gardner’s primary focus is to oversee all bankruptcy litigation and transaction matters within the firm.

Mr. Gardner completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University in 1985, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor in Economics.  Mr. Gardner graduated from the Stern School of Business at New York University with an M.B.A. in finance and accounting.  Mr. Gardner earned his C.P.A. while working in audit and tax over four years in a Big Four accounting firm.  Mr. Gardner obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.

Mr. Gardner is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court, as well as the United States District Court for the Central, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California.

Mr. Gardner has also been a Certified Public Accountant since 1996 and has over four years of work experience as a senior auditor and tax accountant at a “Big Four” accounting firm.  Since 2010, he has taught courses for a local law school in contracts, lending, and corporate transactions.


  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Litigation and Transactions
  • Tax Litigation, Planning, Research
  • Copyright and Trademark Litigation
  • Issuance's of Securities
  • Debt Collection

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