Molly’s practice focuses on digital innovation, cyber-security, data protection and ethics, and privacy litigation. She regularly advises clients on privacy law compliance in their businesses and in the context of commercial transactions, as well as on data security best practices, breach response, regulatory investigations, and privacy class action defence. She represents clients in administrative proceedings under access to information, anti-spam, and privacy legislation, as well as in the context of civil litigation. Her dual call allows her to provide advice on personal information handling and marketing regimes that reflect and comply with Canadian and American privacy legislation.
Molly’s e-discovery practice includes advising clients on information and records management, cost-efficient document collection, review, production, discovery process management, and the intersection between privacy law requirements and document production rules.
Molly has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Chambers Canada—up and coming lawyer in privacy & data protection (2020); leading lawyer in privacy data protection (2021)
Best Lawyers in Canada—leading lawyer in privacy and data security law (2020-2021)
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer to watch in corporate commercial litigation (2021)
Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40—One of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40 (2020)
Precedent magazine’s Precedent Setter Award winner (2019)
Molly is the Chair of the OBA Privacy and Access to Information Law section and a supervisor and judge for law school mooting competitions. She is also the Chair of the Ontario e-Discovery Implementation Committee’s Education Subcommittee and a member of Torys’ e-discovery committee, as well as a member of The Advocates’ Society and the Ontario e-Discovery Implementation Committee. Molly contributes often to Torys’ pro bono program and the Child Advocacy Project.
Memberships and Affiliations
Molly is a member of The Advocates’ Society and the Ontario e-Discovery Implementation Committee.