Maureen Murphy is a partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. Maureen’s practice focuses on health law, medical defence, and privacy law, including acting as counsel to the Canadian Medical Protective Association. She has experience representing clients before the Federal Court, Superior Court of Justice, as well as various administrative tribunals. Maureen has a particular interest in information technology and privacy law issues that affect physicians. Maureen is recognized as a privacy lawyer with a proactive and practical approach to privacy compliance. She assists clients in developing privacy policies, responding to access requests, and managing data breaches. Maureen is a co-instructor for the Osgoode Hall Law School LLM course on Information Technology and Privacy in Health Law. She regularly speaks on medical–legal issues arising from the use of information technology in the practice of medicine. Maureen has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada since 2014.