Bar Admission 2017
Master’s degree in Common Law and Transnational Law: Université de Sherbrooke (LL.M)
Graduate degree in Common Law: Université de Sherbrooke (J.D.)
Law degree: Université du Québec à Montréal (LL.B.)
Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature: McGill University (B.A.)
Certificate in public procurement from Osgoode Hall, York University
Erin is a litigator practising primarily in the areas of Intellectual Property Law, Technology Law, Data Privacy as well as International law.
Erin works in both English and French and has experience instituting proceedings in the Provincial and Federal Courts.
Erin attended Université de Sherbrooke where she earned a Juris Doctor as well as a master’s degree in transnational law focused on intellectual property. She graduated with distinctions from the University of Sherbrooke law faculty (Liste Palmères).
Erin had the opportunity to study abroad and to complete internships in different sectors in both private firms and non-profit organizations.
Known for her attention to detail and her positive attitude, Erin is always prepared to take on new challenges and to use her professional skills to meet the needs of her clients.
- Civil Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Cyber risk management and incident response
- Domain Name
- Industrial Design
- International Law
- Protection of Personal Information and privacy
- Representing Clients in the Federal Court
- Technology Law
I greatly enjoy my involvement in the legal community through engagement in social committees and writing about relevant legal issues. I have an express interest in contributing to the advancement of legal technology to push the boundaries of what the legal profession can achieve.
Interviews and publications
- A call for better privacy laws in Canada - by CBC Listen - February 2021
- My company has suffered a data breach! Should I report it?
- Canada’s Crack Down on Data Privacy and What This Could Mean for International Business
- Chronique du CTI - BILL C-11: New and Improved Canadian Privacy Law
- Exploring the Concept of Trademark and its Relationship with use in the Digital Age
- Proposed Amendments to Bill C-86 Overview
- Contaminated soil – How to protect your rights
- Provincial Prohibition in the 21st century
Since 2018 I am a member of the Montreal Young Bar Association Information Technology Committee (JBM-CTI). I have participated in the organizing and planning of the annual Legal-IT Conference focused on the relationship between technology and law.
Technology and Information Governance
My company has suffered a data breach! Should I report it?
Reporting incidents of confidentiality will soon be mandatory in Quebec.
Canada’s Crack Down on Data Privacy and What This Could Mean for International Business
With many individuals working from home, cyberattacks of all kinds are on the rise.
Chronique du CTI - BILL C-11: New and Improved Canadian Privacy Law
Contact Erin Schachter