Elisa Henry is a partner and co-leader at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in the Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group. She is also the Regional Information Technology practice lead of the firm. Elisa advises international and domestic clients on a broad range of information technology, privacy and data protection issues, including on compliance with Canadian and European (GDPR) law requirements, data breach management, anti-spam legislation and strategic questions such as big data analytics. Elisa also assists clients in the context of commercial transactions and contracts, including in the context of M&A, joint-ventures, outsourcing and licensing arrangements. Her clients operate in various industries, including IT, energy, telecommunications, online media and advertising, aviation and aeronautics, financial services, retail, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
Prior to joining BLG, Elisa practiced technology and privacy law in Montréal and in Paris.
Elisa is a member of the Paris Bar since 2002 and of the Québec Bar since 2011. She is an officer of the Technology Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) and is acting as the liaison agent for the Paris Bar in Québec. She is also a Registered Trademark Agent in Canada and a member of ITechLaw and CAN-TECH.
Elisa regularly speaks at Canadian and international conferences on privacy and IT law and is the author of several publications on this topic, including Practical Guide to eCommerce and Internet Law (Lexis Nexis, 2015), which she co-authored with Éloïse Gratton.