Kaisha Thompson Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2017 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0130

Fax: +1 613-788-3571

Email: kaisha.thompson@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa

Kaisha Thompson

Kaisha Thompson is an associate lawyer in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. She is a problem-solver with experience working on large, complex litigation matters. Kaisha has represented clients before the Superior Court of Justice, Small Claims Court, and the Health Professionals Appeal Review Board.

Before joining the firm, Kaisha worked for the Attorney General of Ontario in civil litigation, including commercial disputes, administrative law, and class actions.

Kaisha holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in political science from Carleton University. She also holds a Master of Arts in Indigenous governance from the University of Victoria, and a law degree from Queen's University, where she was awarded the Dean's Key for excellence in academics and volunteerism in the community. During her time in law school, Kaisha was a caseworker at Queen's Legal Aid Clinic and represented clients before the Ontario Court of Justice and Social Benefits Tribunal. She also competed on the Laskin National Moot team.

In addition to her legal practice, Kaisha sits on the Board of Directors for Dress for Success – National Capital Region. She has also been active in politics for more than a decade and acted as a senior adviser to several campaigns across Ontario.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2017

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2016

    • Education
      Queen's University, JD
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of Victoria, MA
  • 2012

    • Education
      Carleton University, BA (Hons.)


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  • Young Women in Law (YWL)