October 12, 2016

Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Dr. Ann Cavoukian is recognized as one of the world’s leading privacy experts. She is presently the Distinguished Expert-in-Residence, leading the Privacy by Design Centre of Excellence at Ryerson University. Dr. Cavoukian served an unprecedented three terms as the Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada. There she created Privacy by Design, a framework that…

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October 12, 2016

Francesca Maio

Francesca joined SNC-Lavalin’s legal affairs group in the Mining and Metallurgy sector in September 2013.  Prior to this, Francesca practiced Construction Law (Litigation) at a Mississauga business law firm where the majority of her practice centered on providing legal advice and representation on a wide variety of matters including the preservation and enforcement of liens,…

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September 28, 2016

Daniel Nyman

Daniel has significant experience managing and advising on e-discovery and document production matters. His practice spans various industries and sectors, focusing on complex commercial litigation matters, investigative reviews, Canadian Competition Bureau supplementary information requests (SIRs) and productions for public inquiries. Daniel is also involved in managing corporate due diligence and information governance matters for clients….

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September 27, 2016

Gretel Best

Gretel Best is a senior law clerk and certified eDiscovery specialist in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office supporting legal professionals in the advocacy department. Gretel works primarily on large corporate/commercial matters, assisting clients and legal professionals in documentary production, examinations for discovery, trials, appeals, inquiries, regulatory requests and arbitrations. Gretel is also a member of Gowling WLG’s…

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September 26, 2016

Shaun Saldanha

Shaun Saldanha is an accomplished eDiscovery, Business Transformation and Program Management professional who provides consulting services to corporate, legal and government clients in the areas of: Litigation Readiness, Information Management, Legal Project Management, Process Improvement and Technology Delivery. Prior to his consulting career, Shaun was a Senior Manager at TD Bank where he developed TD…

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September 26, 2016

Lynne Vicars

Lynne, a banker turned lawyer, has extensive experience in complex litigation management and is responsible for the Scotiabank’s strategy on Information Governance and Electronic Evidence. Lynne leads the Bank’s e-Discovery cross-function team, which designed, implemented and continuously improves the Bank’s internal e-Discovery capabilities and its eDiscovery strategy worldwide. Lynne led the development of Scotiabank’s data-map;…

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August 31, 2016

Rob Landry

Rob joined Gowling WLG as Chief Operating Officer in 2014, with accountability for leadership and oversight of the firm’s finance, information technology, human resources, marketing and business support functions.  Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Rob was COO of Tangerine Bank of Canada where – over his 6 years – he was accountable for the bank’s…

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August 31, 2016

Michael Power

Michael Power provides legal and consulting services to private and public sector clients on issues related to governance, technology, privacy and information security. He currently serves as Managing Director, Privacy for Valencia IIP Advisors Limited, a privacy and security consultancy based in Toronto and Ottawa. Mr. Power is the author of The Law of Privacy…

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August 31, 2016

Mary Mack

Mary Mack is currently Executive Director for ACEDs and has been a licensed attorney for over 30 years and a true pioneer in the eDiscovery community. A technologist, attorney, and business person, she has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technology on business, law, privacy, and politics.  Mary helps legal departments develop new approaches…

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August 31, 2016

Tanya Barbiero

Tanya Barbiero started her career as a law clerk in 2001, and joined Davies in 2013 as a Law Clerk and Manager of Litigation Technology. She has experience with many eDiscovery platforms, including Summation, Clearwell, Ringtail and Relativity.  She has extensive experience in managing complex and document intensive cases in a variety of areas of…

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August 31, 2016

Chantelle Spagnola

Chantelle Spagnola is an Associate in the Litigation Group at Davies. She has a diverse civil and complex commercial litigation practice focusing on corporate and commercial disputes, class action defence, competition litigation, securities litigation and intellectual property matters. Chantelle has appeared as counsel on litigation proceedings before various courts across Canada, and has also acted…

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October 23, 2015

Belinda Burnett

Belinda has over 15 years’ experience in litigation support. After working in the Commercial List Office as an Assistant Manager, she started out as a Litigation Law Clerk at (another) national law firm and then took over the role of Manager of their in-house Litigation Support Department. She spent about 4 years at a national…

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September 18, 2015

Melissa LaFlair

Melissa LaFlair PMP, LL.B., Ivey HBA is Founder of LaFlair Legal and Project Management Services®, a business focused on Building Powerful Lawyer-Client Relationships®. Melissa is an experienced lawyer, business person and certified project management professional (PMP) with over 18 years of solving legal and business challenges in a creative, efficient and cost effective manner. Her services combine…

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September 16, 2015

Marlon Hylton

Marlon Hylton is an associate in the Advocacy Group and Head of Discovery Management at Cassels Brock. In this role, Marlon designs customized and strategic discovery solutions for litigation matters through collaboration with the firm’s litigators and clients. Marlon is committed to providing advice and direction on every stage of the ediscovery process to ensure legal…

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August 18, 2015

Marina Bonifacic

As the Manager of Ediscovery at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Marina’s blended vendor and corporate experience has built a unique and leading Center of Expertise that services multiple departments across the enterprise—including Legal, Compliance, Human Resources, and Corporate Security Investigations. The Center, which oversees the EDiscovery process from identification through to review, also employs…

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July 29, 2015

Seth Magaw

Seth started his career as a civil litigation paralegal. During this time, Seth assisted with all aspects of civil litigation including drafting motions and pleadings, preparing document discovery requests and multiple trials. He specializes in end-user litigation support consulting for multiple litigation support programs. Seth has worked at Ricoh for ten years on all facets…

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July 29, 2015

David Greetham

David Greetham has testified as an expert on numerous occasions both nationally and internationally. Notably, David provided testimony in the landmark Coleman Holdings v Morgan Stanley case. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is a Certified Computer Crime Investigator by the High Tech Crime Network. David is a Certified…

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July 26, 2015

Tiana Van Dyk

As the Manager of eDiscovery and Litigation Support at Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, Tiana works on implementing eDiscovery as a business process while proactively managing discovery costs. She works closely with clients to implement information management technologies, while defining standard procedures around the collection, processing, and production of client data. Tiana expertly manages projects…

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July 26, 2015

Kimberley Neeson

Kim Neeson, President of Neeson Court Reporting, has been reporting for over 30 years. Kim has worked in all levels of court and has reported a number of high profile cases, including R. v. Truscott, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery dispute, and the Nortel Networks bankruptcy trial. Kim has introduced technology to users of the legal…

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July 26, 2015

Maura Grossman

Maura R. Grossman is a Research Professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario, as well as an eDiscovery attorney and consultant in New York. Previously, she was of counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where for 17 years, she represented Fortune 100 companies and…

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July 26, 2015

Martin Felsky

Martin Felsky is the National e-Discovery Counsel at the Firm. Martin provides the leadership, supervision and coordination of e-discovery projects from inception to completion, including planning, data collection, processing, review, and quality control on a national basis. Martin has advised clients and counsel in all types of legal proceedings including commercial litigation, class actions, arbitrations,…

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