925 West Georgia St, Suite 1600, Cathedral Pl, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1999
Ryan Berger is a leading privacy and employment lawyer, with a primary focus on providing strategic advice to businesses and employers. Ryan leads Lawson Lundell’s Privacy Group and routinely advises public and private sector organizations on data protection, business confidentiality and privacy compliance, risk management strategies, breach response, access to information, and litigation. Ryan manages breach response teams for clients, including forensic investigation, crisis communications and notification. On the transactional side, Ryan works closely with the firm’s business group on technology development, innovation and deals involving data, as well as cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements. Ryan has experience in health care, advising and representing health authorities in privileging, discipline and related employment matters. He also combines his understanding of the health care space with keen interest in privacy law to advise electronic medical records providers, clinics and technology companies in the evolving digital health care world. Ryan is recognised by The Best Lawyers in Canada for Labour and Employment Law, Municipal Law and Privacy and Data Security Law. They also named him the 2022 Lawyer of the Year: Privacy and Data Security Law (Vancouver).