Kelsey Meyer is a Partner in Bennett Jones LLP's Litigation Department, and is the Co-Head of the firm's Restructuring and Insolvency practice group. Kelsey specializes in complex commercial disputes, with a focus on bankruptcy, insolvency, and restructuring matters. She has been elected as a Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta for a three-year term commencing February 29, 2024.
Kelsey has been appointed as a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, and is actively engaged in professional associations such as the Turnaround Management Association and the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation. She has over 20 years’ experience representing clients on highly complex and intricate commercial litigation matters, including advancing novel developments in the law before all levels of Canadian courts. She shines in fast-paced and highly complex commercial litigation court applications, where she is known for her practical and results-driven approach. She has a proven track record of hard work and dedication to her clients, colleagues and community. She has acted as a principal and as a formal mentor to 19 articling students and associates. She regularly writes and presents on developments in commercial litigation and insolvency law.
Kelsey has been recognized in Chambers Canada, Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500 Canada, Lexpert, and was recognized as one of the Top 10 Influential Restructuring / Insolvency Lawyers in Canada in 2023.
Kelsey volunteers her time with the Alberta Lawyers' Assistance Society, the Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association, her son’s school, and the Law Society of Alberta. She knows how to solve highly complex legal issues and when to be decisive. Lawyers and clients appreciate Kelsey as a dedicated, hard-working and collegial team member. She delivers highly efficient and practical results.