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Mar 30, 2022

Incoming Counsel Roland Hung adds significant bench strength to Torkin Manes’ Technology, Privacy & Data Management Group

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Torkin Manes is pleased to welcome Roland Hung, Counsel, as an instrumental member of the Firm’s Technology, Privacy & Data Management Group. His practice focusses on technology, privacy compliance, cybersecurity and data management.

“We are thrilled to have Roland join our team, and will benefit from his knowledge and experience as we continue to support our clients in optimizing their business objectives relating to technology, privacy and data protection,” said Lisa R. Lifshitz, founder and leader of the Firm’s Technology, Privacy and Data Management Group. “The Firm’s continued investment in top-tier legal talent enhances our ability to broaden our scope and scale of work, and strengthens not only our client service excellence, but also our competitive standing in the Canadian legal technology landscape.”

Roland’s background gives him a unique perspective to fuel our clients with practical solutions that are relevant to their businesses. Prior to joining Torkin Manes, he acted as former Senior Legal Counsel and Global Privacy Officer at a large multinational, as well as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Privacy Officer of a technology company. Roland leverages his knowledge to provide strategic privacy compliance, cybersecurity and data management advice to a range of organizations, which he helps to not only meet industry standards and government requirements, but also navigate complex legal and privacy compliance requirements of new products and technologies within Canada and across other jurisdictions.

Roland joins our esteemed lawyers in Torkin Manes’ Technology, Privacy & Data Management Group, each of whom provides strategic and skilled counsel to clients within the technology ecosystem. At the helm of the group is Lisa R. Lifshitz, whose practice specializes in the areas of information technology, privacy and cybersecurity, and business law. For more than 10 years, Lisa has earned numerous elite accolades and rankings by all of the preeminent legal directories in Information Technology, Data Privacy and Protection, and Data Security, including, but not limited to, Chambers Global/Chambers Canada, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal Canada (as a Global Elite Thought Leader) and LEXPERT®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

To complement their practices, members of our multidisciplinary groups have a rich history in participating or holding leadership positions in technology and other organizations related to their respective areas of specialization.

For more information about our group’s capabilities, please visit Torkin Manes’ Technology, Privacy & Data Management Group page on our website.

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