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Daniel Fabiano Toronto Lawyer

Daniel Fabiano

Partner Fasken
Pragmatic and responsive solutions – whether to privacy, procurement or contracting challenges – are growth opportunities. Through them, organizations can better engage their customers, suppliers and stakeholders.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2004
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Daniel Fabiano’s business law practice is focused on privacy/information protection, procurement, and technology.

Daniel advises clients on the complexities of Canadian privacy, freedom of information, and anti-spam laws. Daniel regularly assists clients with:

  • Ongoing compliance and risk management, including privacy impact assessments, privacy risk mitigation strategies, data sharing arrangements, privacy policies, notices and consents
  • Preventing and responding to privacy breaches, cyber-security incidents and complaints
  • Complying with Canada’s rigorous anti-spam law, including Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) investigations    
  • Responding to access to information matters at all levels of government – Daniel is a lead author of the “Hospital Freedom of Information Toolkit: A Guide to Implementing the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act,” published by the Ontario Hospital Association.

In his procurement practice, Daniel frequently advises clients on initiating and documenting the bidding process, drafting and negotiating contracts, as well as managing and mitigating procurement risks and in bid disputes. He has both a “Certificate in Public Procurement Law and Practice” and a “Certificate in Advance Procurement Law and Practice: Major Projects and Tendering.” Daniel also advises clients in innovative procurement methodologies and related strategies, and is one of the authors of the Healthcare Supply Chain Network “Innovation Procurement Toolkit Expansion” – a set of innovation procurement resources, guides and templates

In his technology practice, Daniel advises technology providers, developers and users on licensing, Internet/e-commerce platforms, social media, corporate transactions and corporate policy matters. Daniel drafts and negotiates a wide range of contracts, including master service agreements, software development agreements and licenses, maintenance and support agreements, and service level agreements.

Outside of his practice, Daniel is on the board of directors of the Capitol Arts Centre, and has served on the board of directors of Healthcare Supply Chain Network, a national health sector procurement association, and the Canadian Medical Equipment Protection Plan. He is past Vice-Chair of Tarragon Theatre.

In 2018, Daniel served as General Counsel (Interim) of eHealth Ontario.




  • Recognized in Health Care Law in Toronto, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 to 2024
  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Data Protection & Privacy, Lexpert 2023
  • Recognized as a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer (formerly known as Acritas Star™ lawyer), Thomson Reuters stand-out lawyers 2016 to 2022

Client Work

  • Lane Technologies Inc. acquired by View The Space, Inc. (VTS),
  • Quadient acquires Beanworks Solutions,
  • Green Shield Holdings acquires healthtech startup Inkblot Technologies,
  • Air Canada, Aeroplan, Chase and Mastercard announce partnership to launch a credit card in the United States,
  • Foresters acquires Canada Protection Plan,
  • WELL Health acquires Trinity Healthcare Technologies for C$7.2 million,
  • Air Canada completes acquisition of Aimia’s Aeroplan loyalty business,
  • Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority achieves financial close Gordie Howe International Bridge Project,
  • Federal crown corporation outsources critical business process,

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Windsor
  • BA (Honours) Queen's University

Community involvement

  • Member, Fasken Pride Network
  • Past Vice-President and Past Board Member, Tarragon Theatre
  • Past Board Member, Healthcare Supply Chain Network
  • Past Board Member, Canadian Medical Equipment Protection Plan


Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Fasken Student Development Committee
  • Member, Fasken Art Committee


Fasken Institute



Co-Author Healthcare Supply Chain Network Launches Innovation Procurement Toolkit This new toolkit supports flexible, outcome-based approaches in the procurement of innovative solutions.
Article, Co-Author Commissioner Issues Important Privacy Breach Reporting Guideline for Health Sector Electronic Healthcare Law Review

Speaking Engagements

Speaker Modernizing Canada’s Privacy Laws: A Status Update for the Private Sector Law Society of Ontario 11th In-House Counsel Summit
Speaker Procurement Lawyer Q&A Panel Canadian Public Procurement Council Annual Conference location location Toronto, ON, Canada


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