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Lisa R. Lifshitz

Torkin Manes LLP

Lisa R. Lifshitz, Torkin Manes LLP
151 Yonge St, Suite 1500
Toronto, ON M5C 2W7
Phone: (416) 775-8821
Fax: (877) 689-3891
E-mail: [email protected]

Partner in the Firm’s Business Law Group; leader of its Technology, Privacy and Data Management Group specializing in information technology and privacy/cybersecurity law. Has particular expertise in preparing/negotiating technology agreements (especially cloud-related agreements), providing guidance on IoT, AI and open source matters. Ranked as a recommended lawyer in Computer & IT Law/Technology Transactions by Lexpert® since 2005. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada for Information Technology Law, Privacy and Data Security Law, Technology Law, Chambers Canada/Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal as a Global Elite Thought Leader (Data, Data Privacy & Protection, Data Security, Information Technology), and IAM Licensing 250. Holds leadership positions with the Business Law Section, ABA; is the current Co-chair of the Robotics and AI Subcommittee, Cyberspace Committee, BLS; and is a member of the SciTech Lawyer Ed Board. Current director/past President of the Canadian Technology Law Association. Author of the monthly "IT Girl" column, Canadian Lawyer. Co-editor and a contributor to Cloud 3.0: Drafting and Negotiating Cloud Computing Agreements, published by the ABA (May 2019). Awarded the 2018 Lexpert Zenith Award for Mid-Career Excellence in Computer and IT Law.

Year Called to the Bar:1995 (ON)