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Small Business Owner. Attorney. Former Pastor. Summerville Native.
Gil Gatch owns and operates a thriving law firm on Old Trolley Road in Summerville - the Gil Gatch Law Firm. There, he advocates for and represents his clients ensuring they have superior representation in all their legal matters.
Gil was first elected to the S.C. State House representing District 94 in 2020.
Prior to starting his own law firm, Gil was a law clerk in the First Judicial Circuit of Summerville. Gil was first elected to the S.C. State House representing District 94 in 2020.
Gil , a Summerville native, is an attorney, who left his position as a law clerk in the First Judicial Circuit of South Carolina in late February to announce his run for the State House. He also served as a law clerk to several large Charleston law firms and was an intern for a federal judge – all while attending law school at Georgetown Law School in Washington D.C., where he graduated in 2019.
Before law school, Gil was a pastor for seven years. He has an undergraduate degree from the Southern Evangelical Seminary and is a graduate of Summerville High School.
While at Georgetown Law School, Gil was a fellow at the Georgetown Center for the Constitution and an intern for the Heritage Foundation.
Gil has volunteered on numerous Republican campaigns and has been an aide and an intern to several campaigns and elected officials.
He is a graduate of Summerville High School, where he played football for the legendary John McKissick.
Gil and his wife Heather reside on South Laurel Street in downtown Summerville. They are members at Summerville Baptist Church.