Kai Olson practices in the area of political law and advises clients on lobbying law, lobbyist registration and compliance and public-sector conflict of interest matters.
In addition to assisting clients navigate compliance risks and advising on appropriate compliance measures, Kai also acts for clients who are the subjects of regulatory investigations or enforcement proceedings for political law offences.
Kai has a background in regulatory law and compliance, and administrative law. Prior to joining Fasken, Kai was a litigator at the Enforcement Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission where he worked on complex regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and appeals relating to compliance failures and capital markets misconduct. Kai has appeared before the Commission and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
Before beginning his legal career, Kai worked for a Senator at the Senate of Canada, at an industry association and the Ottawa office of a government relations firm.
Kai is an avid fan of American college football and can be found cheering on his favourite teams during the season.