Patrick Laverty-Lavoie

Senior Associate

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Patrick provides strategic advice on cybersecurity, privacy and data protection. He helps companies comply with data protection legislation and address legal issues related to information security and emerging technologies.

Prior to joining BLG, Patrick worked in private practice, advising companies on privacy and cybersecurity matters. During that time, he completed a six-month secondment at a major financial and insurance company.

Patrick was also legal counsel for an organization renowned internationally for its innovative approach in advancing and growing artificial intelligence, where he used his expertise to implement a privacy governance program. He also offered guidance to a construction company that focuses on process engineering and industrial maintenance and was employed at a law firm with particular expertise in criminal law.

Beyond Our Walls

Community Involvement

  • Member, Executive Committee of the “Information, télécommunications et propriété intellectuelle” section, Canadian Bar Association (Québec division), since 2020
  • Member, IT Committee, Young Bar of Montréal (since 2021) and sponsorship lead for the 2023 Legal IT conference
  • Logistics lead, Canadian Cancer Society, CIBC Run for the Cure, Montréal run, 2018-2019

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2017
  • CIPP/C, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • LLB, Université de Sherbrooke, 2017