Matthew Gamsin is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He has experience in complex commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense. Matthew has represented clients in connection with investigations and litigation initiated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and state government agencies, such as the California Air Resources Board.


Thought Leadership


Note, The New York Safe Act: A Thoughtful Approach to Gun Control, or a Politically Expedient Response to the Public’s Fear of the Mentally Ill?, 88 S. Cal. L. Rev. Postscript 16, 2015.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015California


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • University of Southern California, Gould School of LawJ.D.2015

    Order of the Coif

    James G. Holbrook Award (awarded for outstanding service to the Southern California Law Review)

    Scribes Award (awarded by the Board of the Southern California Law Review to recognize outstanding published writing)

    Senior Editor, Southern California Law Review

  • University of Southern CaliforniaB.S., Business Administration2011