Kelly Friedman

Kelly Friedman 0 0 reviews - Read Reviews or Write a Review
Kelly Friedman is a Lawyer in Toronto, Ontario

Address

1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6000, 100 King Street West P.O. Box 367
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1E2, (City of Toronto)
Canada

Phone

416.369.5263

Email


Website


 


Client Rating

Client Review Rating Help Menu
Not Available
Submit Rating

Peer Rating

Peer Review Rating Help Menu
Not Available


 
Accepts Credit Cards

Partner at the firm  Davis LLP

Areas of Practice

Commercial Litigation; Class Actions; Regulatory & Administrative Law; Litigation & Dispute Resolution; Privacy & Access to Information; Electricity Regulation

Admitted

1996, Ontario

Law School

University of Toronto, LL.B., 1994

College

McGill University, B.Com., 1991

Membership

Associations
Subcommittee member, Canadian Advisory Committee on Information Technology and Security (CAC-ITS)
Former Chair and Current Member, Sedona Canada Steering Committee

Biography

Kelly Friedman is a partner in Davis LLP’s Toronto office. Kelly is an experienced litigator with unique expertise in electronic information issues, including electronic discovery (e-discovery), data security and privacy. Kelly is known for her efficient, no-nonsense approach to problem solving and dispute resolution. In 2011, Kelly was named as one of Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada.

Kelly is a recognized leader in electronic discovery and data management issues:

•She is an expert advisor to Standards Council of Canada, Canada’s member body in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) network, advising and negotiating with respect to international standards on information technology security and e-discovery.
•She is the co-editor of ISO 27050-3, Code of practice for electronic discovery, being part 3 of a developing international electronic discovery standard.
•From 2010 to 2014, Kelly acted as Chair of the Canadian working group of the non-profit think-tank “The Sedona Conference” (Sedona Canada) which developed national electronic discovery principles. Kelly continues to be an active member of the Steering Committee of Sedona Canada, as well as an active member of The Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure.
•Kelly is a member of Ontario’s E-Discovery Implementation Committee (EIC), which prepares model documents to guide litigators and the judiciary in Ontario, and she is Vice-Chair of the EIC’s Conference Planning Subcommittee.

Kelly is an experienced advocate:

•She has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada.
•She has represented clients in all manner of commercial and product liability disputes, including shareholders' disputes, commercial fraud, contract interpretation and class actions. Kelly’s experience spans several industry sectors, including energy, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, banking and securities.
•She has acted for clients in connection with major regulatory proceedings, including proceedings before the Ontario Energy Board, the Competition Bureau and the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board.
•She advises clients on privacy compliance and advocates her clients’ positions to privacy commissioners.

Kelly is a frequent contributor to the “D: Drive”, a Davis LLP blog on “E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data”.

Notable Matters
Major Regulatory Investigations
Acts for firm clients in connection with major regulatory investigations.
Great Lakes Power Transmission LLP
Acted for Great Lakes Power Transmission LLP before the Ontario Energy Board.
Toronto Hydro Litigation Matters
Acts for Toronto Hydro in a variety of litigation matters, including class actions.
BCE Inc. Break Fee
Acted for BCE Inc. seeking a $1.2 billion break fee.
Bell Canada International Inc. in securities...
Acted for Bell Canada International Inc. in the defence of three class proceedings involving securities
Ontario Electricity Distributors on Late Payment...
Acted for Ontario's electricity distributors before the Supreme Court of Canada in a challenge to late

Publications
Privacy Law Litigation in Ontario - From the Bank to the Hospital...
November 27, 2014
In this article, which originally appeared in Davis LLP's The D:...
Product Recall 2015 - Canada
November 21, 2014
What are the basic Canadian laws governing the safety requirements that...
Practical Information Security Management and Data Breach Response...
October 9, 2014
Data security breaches, when data is released to or accessed by unauthorized...
Minimizing Risks and Responding to Data Breaches
June 2, 2014
The risk of data security breaches is a serious and potentailly costly...
Canada's Privacy Regime as It Relates to Litigation and Trans-Border...
November 2, 2012
Please contact the author for further information on the article.
Legal Implications of Cloud Computing
June 3, 2012
This presentation gives background on what is cloud computing. It then...
Privacy Law Litigation in Ontario - From the Bank to the Hospital and Beyond
Canadian Privacy Law Review
November 27, 2014
In this article, which originally appeared in Davis LLP's The D: Drive blog, Kelly Friedman and Jennifer Saville provide an overview of privacy litigation in Ontario and examine the important questions that are pending in the province today with...
Product Recall 2015 - Canada
Getting the Deal Through
November 21, 2014
What are the basic Canadian laws governing the safety requirements that products must meet? What are the penalties for non-compliance? What are the legal requirements for product recall and othe corrective actions? Getting the Deal Through: Product...
Practical Information Security Management and Data Breach Response
Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada, LexisNexis
October 9, 2014
Data security breaches, when data is released to or accessed by unauthorized individuals, have been all over the headlines. The recent crises experienced by Sony, Target, Michael’s, Canada Revenue Agency, Canada’s National Research Council...
Minimizing Risks and Responding to Data Breaches
Canadian Lawyer InHouse Online
June 2, 2014
The risk of data security breaches is a serious and potentailly costly issue that no organization can afford to ignore. In an article prepared for Canadian Lawyer InHouse, Davis LLP's Kelly Friedman provides two essential checklists that address...
Canada's Privacy Regime as It Relates to Litigation and Trans-Border Data Flows
The Sedona Conference Journal, Volume 13, Fall 2012, p.253-265
November 2, 2012
Please contact the author for further information on the article.
Legal Implications of Cloud Computing
Annual Educational Conference for Records and Information Management Professionals
June 3, 2012
This presentation gives background on what is cloud computing. It then reviews the legal implications of cloud computing, and managing the risks of this technology, touching on litigation readiness, privacy / confidentiality, and employment law issues...
The Legal Implications of Cloud Computing
Association of Records Managers and Administrators Fall IM Days
November 24, 2011
This presentation gives background on what is cloud computing. It then reviews the legal implications of cloud computing, and managing the risks of this technology, touching on litigation readiness, privacy / confidentiality, and employment law...
Proportionality is the New Black
Inside Counsel 11th Annual SuperConference
May 23, 2011
This presentation defines and outlines the rules of proportionality both in Canada and the United States. It then outlines how to execute proportionality by preparing properly and using appropriate tools. This presentation was given...
Electronic Evidence at Trial
The Advocates Quarterly
November 3, 2009
Kelly Friedman authored the article Electronic Evidence at Trial for the November 2009 issue of Advocates Quarterly.For information about this article, please contact the author.
Introduction to E-Discovery in Canada
Lexis Nexis Canada
January 1, 2008
Kelly Friedman wrote the introductory chaper of the publication E-Discovery in Canada published by Lexis Nexis Canada.For information about this publication, please contact the author.
Protecting Privilege and Your Pocket Book in E-Discovery
Leg@l TI - Droit et technologies de l'information
January 1, 2008
Kelly Friedman was co-author of this article with Chuck Rothman. This article was compiled with others from the conference in a text book produced by Association du jeune Barreau de Montreal, editions Yvon Blais.For more information...
Someone Else's E-Discovery Nightmare
Slaw, Canada's Online Legal Magazine
September 1, 2007
Kelly Friedman wrote the article Someone Else's E-Discovery Nightmare which appeared in Slaw, Canada's online legal magazine.For more information about this article, please contact the author.
E-Mail Retention: Striking the Right Balance
Counsel to Counsel
September 1, 2006
Kelly Friedman wrote the article E-Mail Retention: Striking the Right Balance for Counsel to Counsel magazine.For more information about this article, please contact the author.

In the Media
Kelly Friedman Comments on Data Breach and Information...
November 17, 2014
The issue of data breach might have once been relegated to...
Blog Post by Kelly Friedman and Jennifer Saville...
November 17, 2014
Davis LLP partner Kelly Friedman and articling student Jennifer...
Kelly Friedman and Tudor Carsten Quoted in Law Times...
September 28, 2014
Davis LLP's Kelly Friedman and Tudor Carsten are quoted...
Will the iOS 8 Security Upgrade Thwart Search Warrants?...
September 26, 2014
Apple's latest software update, iOS 8, is making headlines...
Kelly Friedman Discusses Legal Process Outsourcing...
May 6, 2014
Davis LLP's Kelly Friedman is quoted in the article Outsourc...
Kelly Friedman Represented Canada in ISO Meeting...
April 14, 2014
Davis LLP's Kelly Friedman was among an international delegation...

Events
Information Privacy and Data Protection
November 27, 2014
On November 27, 2014, Lexpert hosted Information Privacy and Data Protection, a full-day course designed for professionals
Succeeding in Leadership Roles
November 25, 2014
Davis LLP partner Kelly Friedman spoke to aspiring female leaders at the 2nd Women & Leadership in the Legal Profession
The Perfect Storm of Information Management: Data Security,...
November 6, 2014
Davis LLP's Kelly Friedman shared her expertise in two educational sessions at the 2014 Technology in Practice conference
Ontario e-Discovery Institute 2014
October 30, 2014
Davis LLP's Kelly Friedman co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association's Ontario e-Discovery Institute for the fourth
Cloud Computing - A Canadian Success Story
September 23, 2014
Insight Information's Canadian Legal Technology Forum is a two-day event that brings together speakers from the
Legal Trends Updates
June 25, 2014
Davis LLP's Kelly Friedman spoke at the 2014 MEARIE Conference, an annual risk management conference for distributors
Information Privacy and Data Protection
Lexpert Professional Development Course
Co-chair and speaker
November 27, 2014
On November 27, 2014, Lexpert hosted Information Privacy and Data Protection, a full-day course designed for professionals seeking to understand the core issues behind information privacy and data protection as well as to implement effective management
Succeeding in Leadership Roles
2nd Women & Leadership in the Legal Profession, Federated Press
Panelist
November 25, 2014
Davis LLP partner Kelly Friedman spoke to aspiring female leaders at the 2nd Women & Leadership in the Legal Profession conference, hosted by the Federated Press from November 25-27 in Toronto. Kelly served as a a panelist in the session Succeedin
The Perfect Storm of Information Management: Data Security,...
Technology in Practice Conference
November 6, 2014
Davis LLP's Kelly Friedman shared her expertise in two educational sessions at the 2014 Technology in Practice conference in Toronto.The Perfect Storm of Information Management: Data Security, Privacy and eDiscoveryKelly joined a panel
Ontario e-Discovery Institute 2014
Co-chair and speaker
October 30, 2014
Davis LLP's Kelly Friedman co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association's Ontario e-Discovery Institute for the fourth year in a row. The full-day program, which took place on October 30, 2014, brought together Canadian and U.S. experts to
Cloud Computing - A Canadian Success Story
Insight Information's Canadian Legal Technology Forum
Speaker
September 23, 2014
Insight Information's Canadian Legal Technology Forum is a two-day event that brings together speakers from the legal industry and the technology vendor community to discuss ways in which technology can help businesses achieve cost reduction,

Blogs
Improving Cybersecurity Against Data Breaches: How Information...
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
November 18, 2014
The issue of data breach is not exactly new, but in the...
More Than Just Spam: CASL's Transmission Data and Computer...
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
November 17, 2014
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect...
Medical Device Regulation in Cyberspace
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
October 16, 2014
When designing any electronic tool, whether it be a smart...
Privacy Law Litigation in Ontario - From the Bank to the...
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
September 22, 2014
This post has been reproduced by LexisNexis Canada and is...
Are Municipal Governments Subject to Canada's Anti-Spam...
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
September 17, 2014
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force...
An Important Perspective on Data Breach Response - In...
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
August 6, 2014
After publication of my article “Why Your Lawyer Should...
Improving Cybersecurity Against Data Breaches: How Information Governance Paves the Way
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
November 18, 2014
The issue of data breach is not exactly new, but in the past it has been relegated to a niche corner of information technology. Increasingly, however, cybersecurity is becoming a critical priority...
More Than Just Spam: CASL's Transmission Data and Computer Software Installation Rules in Effect Soon
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
November 17, 2014
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect on July 1, 2014, and many organizations have put measures in place to comply with its rules on sending commercial electronic messages.Howeve...
Medical Device Regulation in Cyberspace
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
October 16, 2014
When designing any electronic tool, whether it be a smart phone or a game console, it is always important for the manufacturer to strike a balance between functionality, or ease of use, and data privacy...
Privacy Law Litigation in Ontario - From the Bank to the Hospital and Beyond
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
September 22, 2014
This post has been reproduced by LexisNexis Canada and is featured in the November 2014 issue of Canadian Privacy Law Review.Health information is generally regarded as among the most sensitive...
Are Municipal Governments Subject to Canada's Anti-Spam Law?
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
September 17, 2014
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force on July 1, 2014. It is intended to protect Canadians from unsolicited commercial electronic messages and to reduce electronic threats to commerce...
An Important Perspective on Data Breach Response - In Conversation with David Loukidelis, QC
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
August 6, 2014
After publication of my article “Why Your Lawyer Should Be the First Point of Contact after a Data Breach,” I had the honour of receiving an email from someone whom I had never met. That...
Why Your Lawyer Should Be the First Point of Contact after a Data Breach
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
July 22, 2014
Securing corporate information assets against a data breach, and responding to a data breach when it occurs, is not just a technology problem. While information security certainly has a major technological...
Join the Dialogue: Sedona Canada Holds Working Group Meeting to Update E-Discovery Principles
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
June 23, 2014
The Sedona Conference’s Working Group 7 (Sedona Canada) strives to create forward-looking principles and best practice recommendations for lawyers, courts, businesses, and others who regularly...
Minimizing Risks and Responding to Data Breaches
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
June 3, 2014
This article originally appeared on Canadian Lawyer InHouse Online and has been reproduced here with permission from the publisher.Data security breaches, when data is released to or accessed...
A Realistic Approach is Needed to Cloud Computing
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
May 12, 2014
Death and taxes are not the only certainties in life. Technological innovation is also a certainty. Today, accessing computing resources and sharing data through the internet, ie. cloud computing,...
The International E-Discovery Standard Continues to Progress
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
April 28, 2014
On March 4, 2014, I wrote a blog post about the development of an international e-discovery standard (the “Standard”). In a week-long series of meetings in Hong Kong during the week of...
When is an E-mail a Business Record?
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
March 27, 2014
Following my previous post, “E-mail Use Policies Must Be Meaningful,” it was pointed out to me, quite rightly, that a difficult part of implementing an e-mail use policy is defining what...
Email Use Policies Must Be Meaningful
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
March 24, 2014
Coming up in the elevator this morning, I was reading the “Elevator News Network” (I am on the 60th floor, so it is hard not to stare at something!). It contained a bit of advice about...
Senior Lawyers Matter in E-Discovery
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
March 18, 2014
I am not being replaced with a robot! Well, not yet.In the E-Discovery world, a debate has raged over the past couple of years as to whether technology-assisted review has developed to the point...
Beyond E-Discovery Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) - Risk, Rewards and Best Practices
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
March 12, 2014
LPO refers to the process of procuring legal services from an external provider. There is nothing new about outsourcing legal services - companies have been outsourcing legal services to external...
Which E-Discovery Tool at What Cost?
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
March 11, 2014
I am “tool agnostic.” Are you?The market for e-discovery services is in constant flux. Technology changes literally by the minute, mergers, acquisitions and business failures occur...
Your Company's Confidential Informational Assets Will Not Necessarily Be Kept Private
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
March 10, 2014
Private companies entering into negotiations with Ontario municipalities or other government-related “institutions,” such as electricity distributors or hospitals, must be mindful that...
What the Heck Does a Litigator Know about Cloud Computing??
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
March 4, 2014
Most of what I know about cloud computing I learned out of necessity.Documents matter to me as a litigator. A lot. If information is recorded somewhere and is relevant to the issues in the case,...
An International Standard on E-Discovery is Becoming a Reality
The D: Drive , E-Discovery, Privacy and All Things Data
March 4, 2014
Early in 2013, the international community voted to begin a new project - the development of an international standard for electronic discovery. The proposal for the international standard,...

Recognition
Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada list, 2011

Languages: English

Rate Information

Accepts Major Credit Cards

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express

LexisNexis Analyzer