GIL WAS BORN & RAISED IN SUMMERVILLE.
GIL SPENT HIS EARLY CAREER AS A PASTOR AND LATER BECAME AN ATTORNEY.
Gil Gatch, 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.
Prior to serving as a law clerk in the First Judicial Circuit, Gil 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 late John McKissick.
Gil and his wife Heather reside on South Laurel Street in downtown Summerville. They are members at Summerville Baptist Church.