Kris Klein

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Privacy Lawyer, nNovation LLP

Kris Klein, CIPP/C, CIPM and FIP, is a partner at his boutique firm, nNovation LLP, and a part-time professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. He has more than two decades of public and private sector experience in the federal regulatory arena in Canada, and is one of Canada’s leading legal experts on privacy, access to information and information security issues.

Kris has litigated and counseled extensively on federal regulatory law with a pre-eminent national firm, and for the Canada’s Department of Justice, including providing instrumental legal advice to Canada’s Privy Council Office. He has also practiced exclusively in the area of privacy law, advising the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. In that role Kris advised the Privacy Commissioner and senior officials on legal, policy and strategic issues, including on the handling of high-profile and sensitive cases, as a conference speaker, and before the media.