Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Kelsey was a summer associate with the firm, where she researched and drafted legal memoranda on topics including California privacy law and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, among others. She was also involved in pro bono work with the U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals.
Kelsey graduated from UCLA Law School and was Co-Chair of Law Women of UCLA. During law school, Kelsey was a research assistant for Professor Ann Carlson in the UCLA Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library, where she conducted comprehensive research into and drafted memoranda regarding growing trends toward city and county procurement of electricity via “Community Choice Aggregators.” Kelsey was also a Reentry Legal Clinic Volunteer at the El Centro Legal Clinic in Los Angeles, where she prepared expungement petitions and declarations on behalf of clients seeking to dismiss prior criminal convictions.
Prior to law school, Kelsey was an account executive at RALLY, where she directed political communications strategy and advocacy efforts for clients. Kelsey advocated for California public school students’ right to an equal, high-quality education through impact litigation-based campaigns.Show More