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 member 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.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Who's Who Legal, Thought Leader in Data for 2019
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Lawyer of the Year for Technology Law in Toronto for 2013 and 2016
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Lawyer of the Year for Information Technology Law in Toronto for 2012 and 2014
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Information Technology Law, Privacy and Data Security Law and Technology Law
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Most Frequently Recommended for Computer & IT Law
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Consistently Recommended for Technology Transactions
  • Chambers and Partners Canada Guide, Band 1 - Information Technology Lawyers
  • Chambers and Partners Global Guide, Band 1 - Information Technology Lawyers in Canada
  • Experts Guides: Best of the Best Global, Expert in Information Technology
  • Experts Guides: Women in Business Law, Expert
  • Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Leading Lawyer in Computer & IT Law
  • The Legal 500, Leading Individuals in Technology Law
  • Who's Who Legal, Global Leader in Data Privacy and Protection and Information Technology
  • Who's Who Legal, National Leader in Data
  • Who's Who Legal, Most Highly Regarded for Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law

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

October 28, 2019

Amy-Lynne Williams will be participating in a panel on “Professional Responsibility in the Digital Age” at CAN-TECH's 23rd Annual Conference in Toronto on October 28th, 2019.

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 Conference in Montreal on October 30th, 2018.

The conference brochure is available here.