Katelyn Leonard (she/her/hers) is an associate in the Business and Litigation Groups. Katelyn has a multi-faceted practice focusing on competition law, intellectual property, and civil litigation.
Prior to joining Cassels as an associate, Katelyn was both a summer student and an articling student at the firm. She received her J.D. from the Western University Faculty of Law, where she co-chaired the Western Law Advocacy Committee and volunteered with the Western Business Law Clinic. Katelyn participated in several moots while at law school, and in 2017-18, she represented Western Law as an oralist in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. After her first year of law school, Katelyn interned for Global Affairs Canada, at Canada’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. Katelyn also has an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, with majors in criminology and history.
Before attending law school, Katelyn worked for the Ontario Public Service in various roles focused on business and organizational strategy and transformation, primarily in the justice sector.
Katelyn is a member of the board of directors for the University of Toronto Woodsworth College Alumni Association, and she sits on the Woodsworth College Council.