Devon L. Gosnell, an associate general counsel for the University of Tennessee, will be assigned to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in July and relocate to the UTHSC main campus in Memphis.
Devon L. Gosnell, an Associate General Counsel for The University of Tennessee, will be assigned to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in July and relocate to the UTHSC main campus in Memphis. Her responsibilities will include handling litigation for UTHSC and other University units in West Tennessee, as well as providing advice to UTHSC administrators on legal issues.
Since November 2004, Gosnell has served as an Associate General Counsel in the main office of the University’s Vice President and General Counsel located in Knoxville. She has represented the University in federal and state courts. Before joining UT, Gosnell was in private practice for nine years handling employment litigation at Ford & Harrison and McKnight Hudson Lewis & Henderson, working in their offices in Memphis and Tampa, Fla. Prior to joining the firm, she spent 19 years in Memphis working for the Department of Justice as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee. During that period, her work entailed prosecuting criminal cases and defending the United States in civil cases.
Gosnell holds both her bachelor’s and juris doctor degrees from West Virginia University in Morgantown, W. Va. She also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Memphis and a master of divinity degree from Harding Graduate School of Religion in Memphis, Tenn. She is licensed to practice law in Tennessee, West Virginia and Florida.