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About Kaylee Gum

Kaylee Gum joined Hicks Thomas LLP in 2024. Ms. Gum’s practice includes a broad range of commercial litigation matters, with an emphasis on insurance coverage and energy litigation. She has experience representing business clients of all sizes in the oil and gas, insurance, transportation, and maritime industries.

Prior to joining private practice, Ms. Gum served on active duty as an Air Force Judge Advocate (JAG) where she gained extensive trial experience, representing the United States and individual clients in military courts-martial and other administrative proceedings.

Ms. Gum graduated magna cum laude from The College of William & Mary Law School and graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Oklahoma.

Practice Emphasis


  • JD, 2016, magna cum laude, The College of William & Mary, Moot Court Team Officer, Phi Delta Phi
  • BA, Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies, summa cum laude, The University of Oklahoma

Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • State Bar of North Carolina

Honors & Distinctions

  • Virgina Bar Oliver White Hill Pro Bono Award
  • Tipping the Scales Best and Brightest
  • National Jurist Top 25 Law Student

Professional Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Houston Port Director