Caroline Mercer Summer Law Student

Speaks:  English, French

Primary office:  Toronto

Caroline Mercer

Caroline Mercer is a summer law student in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. She is completing her JD at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law.

During her legal studies, Caroline has worked as a research assistant at the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society. She was previously a legal intern at the Samuelson Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic, and a privacy law intern at Wealthsimple.

Prior to beginning law school, Caroline worked in media and marketing as an audience engagement editor at The Logic. She holds a master of journalism from Carleton University.

Caroline will focus her summer in the firm's Advocacy Department.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Community
      Pro Bono Students Canada, The Legal Clinic, Perth, ON, Volunteer (2021-2022)
  • 2020

    • Community
      Friendly Neighbour Hotline, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Phone line and vaccine pop-up clinic volunteer (2020-2021)
  • 2019

    • Education
      Carleton University, Master of Journalism
    • Rankings & Awards
      Rogers Communications Award in Television Journalism for 2019-20 (Carleton University)
  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
      Rachael Elizabeth Edwards Memorial Award for 2018-19 (Carleton University)
  • 2017

    • Community
      Carleton University Sexual Assault Peer Support Line, Ottawa, ON, Volunteer (2017-2019)
    • Rankings & Awards
      Graduate Award in Political Reporting for 2017-18, awarded for master’s research project “Canada’s three-decade-long road to regulate a revolution in genetics” (Carleton University)
  • 2014

    • Education
      University of King’s College, Bachelor of Arts, Combined Honours, Contemporary Studies & Psychology