Montréal (Canada) – Fasken welcomes Jennifer Stoddart, OC, AdE, who served as the Privacy Commissioner of Canada from 2003 to 2013, as a Strategic Advisor.
Jennifer has unparalleled experience in the privacy field. She previously held the position of President of the Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec, responsible for the privacy and access to information in Québec. Under her leadership as Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Jennifer undertook ground breaking work in the development and application of privacy law in Canada and provided seminal guidance to organizations, government and individuals.
“Jennifer is one of the best-known names, known to regulators and organizations around the world, in the increasingly important area of privacy law,” said Peter Feldberg, Firm Managing Partner. “As an international leader in privacy, she can provide exceptional guidance and advice to our clients.”
“Jennifer understands the importance of balancing privacy rights with the need of organizations and governments to process personal information,” said Alex Cameron, the Leader of the Firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Group. Seasoned privacy lawyer, and Montréal Partner Karl Delwaide added “Her work on the international stage has firmly established Canada as a respected global leader in privacy.”
Jennifer joins the Privacy and Cybersecurity Group at Fasken, which is already recognized as one of the leading practices in the field across Canada. The Privacy and Cybersecurity Group assists domestic and international clients in a wide range of sectors, in all aspects of privacy and cybersecurity law. Clients include private and public sector entities, small and medium sized businesses and numerous Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies.
Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and 10 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value and putting clients at the centre of all we do. For additional information, please visit the Firm’s website at fasken.com.