Madison Venugopal Summer Law Student


Speaks:  English, French


Primary office:  Toronto


Madison Venugopal

Madison Venugopal is a summer law student in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. She is completing her juris doctor at the University of Ottawa, while simultaneously working for the Senate of Canada.

A graduate of Carleton University, Madison interned at a local Ottawa criminal defence firm and competed in numerous moot competitions, while completing her bachelor’s in law and sociology. She continued to hone her oral and written advocacy skills by competing in the Harold G. Fox intellectual property moot, winning the Gordon F. Henderson award for best respondent factum.

In 2023, Madison pursued an internship with the Universal Postal Union in Switzerland, where she had the chance to learn about the global postal sector’s commitment to environmental and gender equality efforts.

Madison is also an experienced martial artist and has been a volunteer Judo instructor at her local recreation centre since 2016.

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

Career & Recognition

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  • 2025

    • Education
       2025
      University of Ottawa, JD (expected)
  • 2024

    • Rankings & Awards
       2024
      Gordon F. Henderson Award (best factum writers – respondent)
  • 2022

    • Rankings & Awards
       2022
      Carleton University, Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement
    • Education
       2022
      Carleton University, BA, double Major Law and Sociology
    • Rankings & Awards
       2022
      University of Ottawa, Professional Training Scholarship (2022-2023)
  • 2021

    • Rankings & Awards
       2021
      Carleton University, Clarence C. Gibson Award (2021-2022)
  • 2020

    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      Carleton University, E.W.R. Steacie Scholarship (2020-2021)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      Carleton University, Sarah Metrick Scholarship (2020-2021)
  • 2019

    • Rankings & Awards
       2019
      Carleton University, Lester B. Pearson Award (2019-2020)
  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Carleton University, President’s Scholarship (2018-2019)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Carleton University, Dean’s Honour List (2018-2022)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Carleton University, Bachelor of Arts Entrance Award (2018-2019)
  • 2016

    • Community
       2016
      Volunteer Judo Instructor (2016-Present)