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Claire Feltrin

Associate

(416) 862-6694

Biography

Claire is a member of the Privacy and Data Management group, and is currently an executive member of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Privacy and Access to Information Law Section.  She assists clients from all sectors in respect of a wide range of privacy and cybersecurity matters, including handling data breach investigations and response and interacting with regulatory authorities; conducting privacy and security reviews and audits; and drafting privacy policies, practices and procedures.

Claire also has litigation experience in the area of privacy class action defence and frequently advises clients on e-commerce and marketing initiatives to ensure compliance with Canadian anti-spam and consumer protection legislation. Claire previously held positions at the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada and the Centre for Law, Technology and Society in Ottawa.

Pro Bono / Community Work

  • Pro Bono Law Ontario Duty Counsel Project, volunteer at Toronto Small Claims Court

Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals.
  • Canadian Bar Association, member of the Privacy Law Section Executive.
    • Previously: Articling Student Ambassador (Toronto Region).
  • Ontario Bar Association, member of the Privacy Law Section Executive.
    • Previously: Articling Student Ambassador (Toronto Region).
  • The Law Society of Ontario.

Publications / Events 

  • Co-Author, Business Law Today: New Rules for Mandatory Breach Notification in Canada: What Foreign Organizations Need to Know, (2018).
  • Co-Author, New Rules for Mandatory Breach Notification in Canada: What Organizations Need to Know, (2018).
  • Co-Author, The Global Reach of Canadian Privacy Law: Court Issues Landmark Ruling in Globe 24h, (2017).
  • Co-Author, New Rules for Mandatory Privacy Breach Notification, (2017).
  • Co-Author, Complex Commercial Litigation: Privacy Class Actions in Canada: Defensive Strategies, (2016).
  • Co-Author, Litigation and the Aging Workforce: Have we Gone too Far?, (2016).
  • Co-Author, Springing into Action: Ontario’s Plan to Stop Workplace Sexual Violence and Harassment, (2016).
  • Author, eGirls Project: Canadian Provinces Policy Review (Report for eGirls, eCitizens 2015 publication), (2015).
  • Privacy Law Update with Assistant Commissioner (OIPC), David Goodis; Privacy, Information Security & Records Management Conference, Toronto Ontario, May 2018.
  • Current Cybersecurity Legal Risks and Requirements; Acumen Technology and Cybersecurity Risk Management Conference, Toronto Ontario, December 2017.
  • Evolving Rules for Privacy Breach Notification: Essentials for Corporate Counsel; Fasken Fall Client Symposium, Toronto Ontario, November 2017.