KELSEY ANNU-ESSUMAN focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation disputes, privacy and cybersecurity matters, and internal investigations, in addition to securities and shareholder disputes. Kelsey has experience in various stages of the litigation process, including working with expert witnesses, taking depositions, and drafting motions and written discovery.
Kelsey graduated from Harvard Law School in 2019, where she represented clients undergoing eviction as a student lawyer at the Harvard Legal Services Center Housing Clinic. Kelsey also represented defendants in Roxbury criminal court as part of the Criminal Justice Institute and was a student lawyer in the Health Law and Policy Clinic. Following her first year, she was a Chayes International Public Service Fellow at the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative in Kampala, Uganda. Kelsey received her B.A., with Distinction, from Yale University in Political Science, concentrating on International Development. Kelsey was also in the Education Studies Program.
At the firm, Kelsey also maintains an active pro bono practice, including working on a Section 1983 civil rights matter and serving as co-chair for an intake clinic between Sidley and Chicago Volunteer Legal Services.