James Gillingham is an Assistant United States Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas. Mr. Gillingham currently serves as the Civil Chief for the Eastern District of Texas. Prior to being promoted to that role, James served as the Eastern District of Texas’ Affirmative Civil Enforcement Coordinator and the Civil Health Care Fraud Coordinator. James’ practice focuses on health care fraud and civil enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act. In 2019, Mr. Gillingham received a Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney – Civil. He received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin.