Kelsey is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  Prior to working at Kirkland, Kelsey worked as a lawyer in Sydney, Australia where she worked in private practice, as well as spending a year in government at Australia's financial regulator.  Kelsey also completed a clerkship at the Federal Court of Australia with The Hon. Justice Lindsey Foster and The Hon. Justice Michael Lee.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021, New York
  • 2015, New South Wales, Australia 
  • 2015, Australian Capital Territory, Australia


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin


  • Columbia Law SchoolLL.M.2020

    James Kent Scholar

    Whitney North Seymour Medal for most promising trial advocate

    Dean's Honors for United Nations Externship

    Banking & Financial Services Law Association of Australia and New Zealand Scholarship

  • ANU College of LawLL.B.First Class Honors2014
  • The Australian National UniversityB.A., French & Linguistics2013

    Alliance Française Prize for Continuing French 

    Sciences Po Paris, Study abroad, 2012

    American University, Study abroad, 2009