Kelsey Lee

Legal Officer, North America & Caribbean


Kelsey joined the Thomson Reuters Foundation in January 2022. As a Legal Officer for North America, she handles legal pro bono projects from TrustLaw’s community of NGOs and social enterprises and supports strategic legal research programmes on regional and cross-border issues. She also develops TrustLaw’s relationships with our members.

Kelsey has a special focus on the rights of families. Prior to joining the Foundation, Kelsey worked as a Staff Attorney with Brooklyn Defender Services in their Family Defense Program, a public defense organization in Brooklyn, NY. Kelsey represented parents in child protective and custody proceedings and trials in Family Court.

Kelsey is a qualified lawyer in New York State. She received a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a Bachelor’s Degree in Religion and Ethics from Middlebury College.