Douglas Gates

Doug is a 2018 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. He clerked for the Hon. Michael S. Kanne on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and is currently clerking for the Hon. Carl J. Nichols on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Before becoming a lawyer, Doug was a Navy Surface Warfare Officer with assignments afloat in Japan and ashore as a Master Instructor of Political Science at the Naval Academy. He is still a drilling Reserve officer. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 2007 with a B.S. in Political Science (minor in Japanese) and holds graduate degrees from Georgetown University and the Naval War College. He grew up in DC and is married to Katie, a former Nuke SWO. They have three kids and live in Hyattsville, MD.