Mark Fecenko



Mark has a comprehensive technology law practice, focusing on competitive and innovation procurement, outsourcing and technology. His clients span both the private and public sector, covering the healthcare, IT, higher education, municipal, biotechnology and energy sectors.

Mark negotiates biotechnology and life science-related joint ventures and investments in both the private and public sectors. This includes:

  • negotiations regarding the provision and operation of automated laboratory facilities
  • license agreements for biotechnological innovations
  • the development and exploitation of bioinformatics databases

Prior to his legal career, Mark graduated from the Canadian Armed Forces RESO program, and commissioned as a combat engineering officer.



  • Regularly assists groups of hospitals across Ontario in the acquisition of hospital information systems and related governance agreements among them
  • Regularly advises the MASH sector, government agencies and others on public procurements to comply with Ontario and Canadian law and related trade agreements
  • Regularly negotiates major IT and business process outsourcing arrangements for the MASH sector and others

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Organization for the Advancement of Computers in Health (COACH)
  • Member, Digital Health Canada
  • Member, Canada’s Health Informatics Executive Forum
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2022 and previous editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Information Technology Law and Health Care Law)
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of Lexpert Special Edition: Health Sciences.
  • Recognized in the 2022 (and since 2018) editions of Chambers Canada – Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Information Technology - Nationwide)
  • Recognized in the 2022, 2021 and 2019 edition of Chambers Canada – Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (procurement – Recognized Practitioner)
  • Recognized in the 2021 and 2020 edition of Lexpert Special Edition: Technology
  • Recognized in the 2021, 2020 and previous editions of Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Information Technology)
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Corporate Commercial Law), 2021 and 2020 editions (Computer & IT Law and Technology Transactions).
  • Recognized by Lexology for the Client Choice Award in 2013 and 2016 (Information Technology)
  • Recipient of the 2014 Corporate International Magazine Global Award for "IT Lawyer of the Year Canada"
  • Recognized by the 2018 Client Choice Awards as the exclusive winner in the Healthcare & Life Sciences category in Ontario
  • Recognized by the 2019 and 2017 Client Choice Awards as the exclusive winner in the Projects & Procurement category in Ontario
  • Recognized by the 2013 and 2016 Client Choice Awards as the exclusive winner in the IT and Internet category in Ontario

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 1989
  • Joint LLB/MBA, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1987
  • LLM, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1999
  • B.Sc., McGill University, 1983
  • RESO Program, Canadian Armed Forces
  • Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Villanova University, 2013
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Villanova University, 2013