Sonia Anand Knowlton Summer Law Student


Speaks:  English, French


Primary office:  Toronto



Sonia Anand Knowlton

Sonia Knowlton is a summer student in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. She is completing her JD at the University of Ottawa.

Sonia has experience working in business law, constitutional law and legal tech with Tory’s LLP, Choudhry Law and BlueJ Legal, where she served as a legal research associate last summer.

As a research assistant at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, Sonia’s areas of focus include anti-racism and artificial intelligence.

Before entering the legal world, Sonia researched and published work in the area of mathematical knot theory.

In her spare time, Sonia’s hobbies include powerlifting and computer coding.

Sonia will focus her summer in the firm's Business Law department.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Education
       2023
      University of Ottawa, JC (expected)
  • 2022

    • Community
       2022
      Team Canada Powerlifter
    • Education
       2022
      Justice, Crime and Deviance Annual Conference hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University, Speaker
  • 2021

    • Community
       2021
      Jail Accountability Information Line, Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, Student Caseworker
    • Education
       2021
      Women in Strength Sports Seminar hosted by McMaster Barbell, Speaker
  • 2020

    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      University of Ottawa, Dean's Honour List (2020-present)
    • Community
       2020
      Anti-Racism Education Initiative, Co-founder and Executive
    • Community
       2020
      Canadian Powerlifting Union’s National Championships, Team Ontario Powerlifter
    • Education
       2020
      McMaster University, BSc (Mathematics) (Hons. graduated summa cum laude)
  • 2019

    • Education
       2019
      Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Speaker
  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
       2017
      McMaster University, Dean's Honour List (2017-2020)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2017
      Representing McMaster University at Putnam Math Competition (2017 & 2018)
  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      McMaster President’s Award
    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      Jean Piaget Award for Excellence in Sciences