181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2014 (ON)
Partner and member of the Aird & Berlis Corporate/Commercial, Technology, and Privacy & Data Security Groups. Practises corporate and commercial law with a focus on mergers & acquisitions, technology, and privacy. Frequently works with Canadian tech companies and often assists foreign tech companies with their expansion to Canada. Regularly advises start-ups and established Canadian businesses on privacy matters. Provided submissions to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics with respect to its study of PIPEDA. Member of the firm’s Technology Advisory Committee. Played a leading role in the firm’s adoption of artificial intelligence, legal project management, and data analytics tools. Seconded to Diligen, a leading AI contract review company, in 2018. Member of the International Legal Technology Association. Founder of the Ryerson Law Study Group, Ryerson University Faculty of Law. Board Member with the Ivey Alumni Network Toronto. Knowledge Management Advisory Board Member with Practical Law Canada, Thomson Reuters. Mentor with the Founder Institute; Windmill Microlending; the Ivey Mentor Circle Program, Ivey Business School at Western University; and the Western Law Alumni–Student Mentor Program, Western University.