Jennifer Seidel

Jennifer Seidel is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Hamilton office, practising in the Advocacy Group.

Jennifer obtained her common law and civil law degrees from McGill University’s Faculty of Law. Before attending law school, Jennifer completed a master of arts in history at the University of Victoria and a combined honours BA in history and Indigenous studies at the University of Toronto.

Jennifer has gained practical experience in technology law. She summered at a fintech-focused boutique law firm in Singapore and competed in the Canadian Copyright Moot. Her strong interest in litigation and advocacy was stimulated while acting as an intern at the Centre for Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR), the Montreal Native Women’s Shelter, and as a summer student at Legal Aid Ontario. These experiences have provided her extensive research skills and the ability to work in a quick and dynamic atmosphere. Jennifer prides herself on the ability to work collaboratively, while providing high quality client service.

Outside of practice, Jennifer can be found at the local gym or checking out some of Hamilton’s great hiking trails with her dog, Jackie.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Education
      McGill University, Faculty of Law, JD and Bachelor of Civil Law
  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
      Class of Law 1986 Most Improved Prize
  • 2016

    • Education
      University of Victoria, MA, History
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      University of Victoria, President’s Research Scholarship
    • Rankings & Awards
      Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      Outstanding Graduate Entrance Award
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of Toronto, BA, History and Indigenous Studies (Hons.)

Presenter, “A Day in the Life of the Articling Student," Hamilton Law Association - New Lawyers' Seminar, Sept. 2, 2021.