Qualifications

  • Admitted to the Bar of Ontario in 1980
  • LL.B., University of Ottawa (cum laude)
  • B.A., Carleton University (Ottawa)

Amy-Lynne Williams is a founding partner of the firm. She practises exclusively in the area of information technology law.

Practice Areas

For over 35 years, Amy-Lynne’s areas of practice have included outsourcing transactions; electronic payments agreements; systems acquisition, distribution, licensing, technology transfers, electronic commerce, privacy, electronic publishing and software development. She represents both producers and users of information technology in private industry and government.

  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in the list of The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 in the fields of Information Technology Law and Technology Law
  • Listed in Expert Guides "Best of the Best" as one of the world's leading practitioners in information technology law and one of three in Canada.
  • Best Lawyers in Canada “Toronto Information Technology Law Lawyer of the Year” for 2012 and 2014, and "Toronto Technology Law Lawyer of the Year" for 2013 and 2016
  • “Most Frequently Recommended” in the Lexpert Canadian Legal Directory in Technology Transactions
  • Listed in Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to “The Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada”; Best Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert Guide to the Leading 100 Canada-US Cross Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
  • Ranked in Band 1 of Chambers and Partners Canada Guide - Information Technology Lawyers
  • Listed in Canadian Who's Who
  • Recognized in Expert Guides - Women in Business Law
  • Ranked in Who's Who Legal: Canada as "Most Highly Regarded" for Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Listed in Who's Who Legal Data: 2018

 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (ABA), Member
  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Member
  • Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Member
  • International Bar Association (IBA), Member
  • Canadian IT Law Association (IT.CAN), Past President
  • Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), Member
  • International Technology Law Association (ITECHLAW), Past President
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group (TCLG), Member

Events

May 17, 2019

Richard Austin will be moderating a panel titled “AI on the Case: The Legal and Ethical Issues of Using AI-powered Investigatory Tools for Criminal and Civil Matters” at ITECHLAW’s 2019 World Technology Law Conference in Boston.  The conference runs from May 15 to 17 and the conference agenda is available here.  

October 30, 2018

Jennifer Davidson will be moderating a panel on Women in Technology at CAN-TECH's 22nd Annual

October 29, 2018

Richard Austin will be participating in a panel on “Intermediary Accountability in the D