Kelsey Buchmayer Associate

Speaks:  English, French, Spanish

Year of Call: 2022 - Ontario

Primary office:  Ottawa

Kelsey Buchmayer

Kelsey Buchmayer is an associate in Gowling WLG' Ottawa office.

Kelsey obtained her JD from the University of Windsor. During her studies, Kelsey completed a clerkship at the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories in Yellowknife, and mooted in the Global Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. She was also a research assistant with the National Self-Represented Litigants Project.

Kelsey is active with the Ontario Bar Association as a Member-at-Large for the Aboriginal Law section.

Prior to law school, Kelsey worked for the Government of Canada as a policy analyst with Indigenous Services Canada and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, where she worked with (i) the Specific Claims Branch assisting with negotiations, (ii) the Child and Family Services Reform Branch drafting and implementing legislation, and (iii) the Chief Financial Office managing departmental budget submissions.

Kelsey has an MA from the University of Ottawa and a BA from the University of King's College. She also competed as a varsity athlete playing rugby and ultimate frisbee.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2022

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2021

    • Education
      University of Windsor, JD
  • 2017

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, MA, International Development and Globalization
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of King's College, BA (Combined Honours), International Development Studies and Spanish


  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Insights & Resources

Client work
15 December 2021 Napkyn Analytics acquired by Kepler Group

Client work

Client work
15 December 2021 Napkyn Analytics acquired by Kepler Group