Ruth Promislow practices commercial litigation with a strong focus on privacy, cybersecurity, fraud and anti-money laundering.
Ruth has extensive experience with privacy and cybersecurity matters including regulatory compliance, cyber preparedness, incident response and related litigation. Ruth works with clients to assess their risks and vulnerabilities to cyber attacks, and develop comprehensive and effective incident response plans. Following a cyber attack, Ruth works with clients in connection with forensic investigations, reporting to regulators, notification to customers and related litigation. Ruth also advises clients on regulatory compliance with privacy legislation.
Ruth’s clients include organizations from a wide variety of industries including hospitality, gaming, charity, auto, online vendors, financial technology and health.
Ruth regularly appears before the courts of a number of provinces, including the Ontario Court of Appeal, the British Columbia Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Appeal.
Ruth regularly speaks at Canadian and international conferences on issues relating to cybersecurity and commercial crime. Ruth is an active member of The Sedona Conference, participating in drafting of legal papers on cybersecurity matters.