Kelsey represents employers in a wide variety of labor and employment matters. Prior to joining Constangy, Kelsey served as a judicial law clerk for Special Master Mindy Michaels Roth in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Office of Special Masters for nearly two years. In this position, she drafted several opinions, managed Special Master Roth’s docket, and conducted extensive legal research relating to issues involving federal vaccine law.
During her third year of law school at Wake Forest University School of Law, Kelsey completed an externship at Constangy during which she gained critical experience in the field of management-side labor and employment law. As a law student, Kelsey conducted extensive research on employment law matters as a Teaching Assistant and received high marks in several employment law classes, including an employment discrimination course, which heavily focused on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
As a compassionate individual and attorney, Kelsey recognizes that the legal issues each client may face are unique and require an intelligent and empathetic strategy. Kelsey approaches her work in a client-focused, solutions-based method aiming to provide superior representation to her clients.
Professional & Civic Associations
- American Bar Association
Kelsey is originally from Mitchell, South Dakota and enjoys taking road trips home to visit family and friends. As an avid traveler, Kelsey has also lived in Washington, D.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Leeds, England. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, playing with her dog, Cooper, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.
- “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Maya Angelou
Wake Forest University School of Law
- J.D., cum laude, 2018
- Executive Editor, Wake Forest Law Review
- Order of the Barristers
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Employment Discrimination and the Appellate Advocacy Clinic
- B.A., Legal Studies, cum laude, 2013
- Hamline Presidential Scholar
Bar & Court Admissions
- District of Columbia, 2019