Courtney Wong

Articling Student

 | Toronto

Courtney Wong (she/her) is a member of the 2023-2024 Articling Student class at Cassels and previously summered with the firm. Courtney graduated cum laude from the University of Ottawa in the English Common Law program. While at the University of Ottawa, she worked extensively with the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC), where she assisted with preparing oral arguments and factums for a copyright case before the Supreme Court of Canada and in reverse class action cases before the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Courtney also completed an internship with a Canadian e-commerce company where she conducted research on competition law and foreign direct investment, artificial intelligence, and regulatory requirements for tech platforms. Additionally, Courtney was a mentor for first- and second-year law students where she led workshops on mental wellness and resilience building techniques.

Prior to law school, Courtney worked with international clients in a business immigration law firm. She specialized in Peace, Conflict, and Justice at the University of Toronto and graduated with distinction from the Honours B.A. program. At the University of Toronto, Courtney interned with and researched mental health support systems in educational institutions and students’ barriers to access of support resources. One of the highlights of her undergraduate experience was studying conflict resolution and reconciliation abroad in Jerusalem.

In her spare time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her family and dog Harley, golfing, cheering for all Toronto sports teams, travelling, and exploring different types of foods.