Kassem joined LW as a summer student in 2017 and began articling with the firm in 2018. He graduated with a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa and holds a bachelor’s degree in Commercial Aviation Management and Financial Economics from Western University.
During law school, Kassem was a teaching assistant for the Dispute Resolution and Professional Responsibility course, caseworker at the University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic, and competitor in the International Commercial Mediation Competition held at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, France.
Kassem’s industry experience includes working in technology start-ups in the aviation and financial sectors. These experiences allow him to appreciate the challenges clients face from a business development perspective, which helps him navigate through their issues from a legal one.