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Ashley E. Gammell

Fax +1.206.623.7022

Ashley Gammell is an associate in the Seattle office of K&L Gates, where she is a member of the firm’s environmental and litigation practice groups. She also maintains an active antitrust practice. Ms. Gammell represents corporate and public entities, including tech companies and many Seattle legacy brands.

Ms. Gammell’s relentless litigation style helps her clients resolve contentious and seemingly intractable legal disputes. As an attorney with experience in technology sales and nonprofit development, she understands the need to balance her clients' business needs against the risk of litigation and regulatory exposure.

Ms. Gammell’s recent work includes:

  • Litigating a breach of software license agreement case before a federal jury;
  • Counseling a telecommunications client on antitrust concerns related to horizontal integration;
  • Representing commercial fishermen in challenges to regulations promulgated by the Department of Commerce under the Magnuson-Stevens Act;
  • Litigating a commercial dispute filed in King County Superior Court against a corporate client’s southeast Asian subsidiary;
  • Advising a Japanese corporation on antitrust implications of a multi-national collaborative joint venture;
  • Intervening and litigating in defense of a regulatory program expected to substantially diminish unfair competition and harm to U.S. crab harvesters caused by illegally harvested crab; and
  • Litigating MTCA allocation for a commercial complex involving dry cleaning solvents.

Professional Background

In her pro bono practice, Ms. Gammell is helps survivors of domestic violence obtain protective orders. She also volunteers her time to a non-partisan organization that encourages women to pursue leadership positions in city, county, and state government.

Ms. Gammell was previously a judicial extern to the Honorable James L. Robart of the Western District of Washington. She was also a K&L Gates summer associate in 2014.