David Elder

David Elder Counsel

David Elder


  • University of Ottawa (LL.B. 1989)
  • York University (B.A. (Hons.) English Lit./Mass Com. 1985)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1991
Representative Work
  • High Park Capital in its C$40M sale of eCompliance Management Solutions Inc. to an affiliate of Alcumus Group Limited.
  • Chambers Canada 2020 as a leading lawyer in Privacy & Data Protection, and Telecommunications & Broadcasting.
  • Chambers Global 2020 as a leading lawyer in Telecommunications, Media & Broadcasting.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 as a leading lawyer in Advertising & Marketing, and Telecommunications.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “Making the Most of Behavioural Advertising while Respecting Privacy Obligations”, Ontario Bar Association, Critical Global Privacy Issues Impacting Canadian Businesses, Toronto, February 2019.
  • “The Intersection of Privacy Rights and Commercial Contracts”, The New and Emerging Privacy Developments You Need to Know, Ontario Bar Association, Privacy and Access to Information Law, Toronto, February 2018.
  • “Pathways to Privacy Research Symposium”, Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman (BEAR) and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), March 2017.
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