Kassandra McAdams-Roy is a Tech lawyer practicing mainly in privacy, cybersecurity, data governance, IP and the regulation of AI technologies.
Kassandra is a seasoned leader and professional who brings a diverse background to her law practice, including experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Prior to her law practice, she worked for a multinational engineering firm in ISO 9001 compliance, she conducted research on public-private partnerships in environmental management for the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) in Montreal, and she was the National Program Coordinator at a Canadian non-profit organization for a new initiative undertaken in partnership with the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA).
More recently, Kassandra has undertaken mandates in Data Governance and Privacy Compliance, including a feasibility study on the implementation of data trusts under Quebec civil law. She also occasionally works on compliance, data and IP strategy as they relate to industry-led research consortia.
Kassandra is known for her ability to provide strategic, pragmatic and effective advice in helping clients navigate the legal landscape and understand how best to align their business and practices. In addition to her law practice, she also likes to write and talk about ethical issues related to technology and AI more broadly.