Karl Racine Summer Law Student

Speaks:  English, French

Primary office:  Ottawa

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Karl Racine

Karl Racine is a summer law student in the Intellectual Property Group at Gowling WLG's Ottawa office.

Karl is completing his French Common Law degree at the University of Ottawa. In addition to his studies, he is a member of the University of Ottawa's Senate Appeals Committee, which makes final decisions on individual cases of academic appeal. Karl is also involved in the student experience as a Peer Support in the university's residences and a founding member of a wellness-oriented club on campus.

Prior to law school, Karl earned an honours bachelor of science degree in biomedical sciences. He also worked as a research assistant in the areas of neurophysiology and bioorganic chemistry and contributed to peer reviewed articles in Neuroscience Letters and The Journal of Organic Chemistry. During his undergraduate studies, he worked as a Career Mentor for the University of Ottawa and volunteered with The Ottawa Hospital as well as the Canadian Blood Services.

In his spare time, Karl enjoys playing intramural sports, practicing hot yoga and coaching high school basketball.


Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD, French Common Law Program (In progress)
  • 2017

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, BSc (Hons) in biomedical sciences, summa cum laude
  • M. A. R. Raycroft, K. E. Racine, C. N. Rowley and J. W. Keillor : "Mechanisms of Alkyl and Aryl Thiolate Addition to N-Methylmaleimide", J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 11674-11685.
  • Tremblay, F., Remaud, A., Mekonnen, A., Gholami-Boroujeny, S., Racine, K.E., and Bolic, M. (2015). Lasting depression in corticomotor excitability associated with local scalp cooling. Neurosci. Lett. 600, 127-131. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2015.06.008.