Kelly Gamble

Visiting Instructor of Legal Research and Writing

Kelly Gamble is a visiting member of the Willamette University College of Law faculty. She teaches Legal Research and Writing and Applied Legal Analysis.

Before coming to Willamette, Gamble had experience in both litigation and transactional practice. She was an associate in the Employment, Labor, and OSHA section at Vinson & Elkins, LLP in Houston. In addition to day-to-day client counseling, her practice included discrimination litigation, non- competition and restrictive covenant matters, employment agreements and separation agreements, and worker safety OSHA and MSHA matters. She represented clients in federal discrimination, harassment, and retaliation litigation, including both trial representation and appellate briefs, and in front of the Texas Workforce Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Gamble also has experience in an of counsel capacity with transactional practice. Her work included drafting and reviewing purchase-sale agreements, services agreements, and other business-to-business documents.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Gamble taught high school English, AP Rhetoric and Composition, and AP Literature and Composition in Sugar Land, Texas.


  • JD, University of Texas at Austin, with honors, 2012
  • BA, University of Texas at Austin, English, liberal arts honors, 2001

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