Gabriel Stern

CounselFaskenCommercial; In-House Counsel; Finance

Gabriel M. A. Stern practices in the area of Information Technology law as part of the firm's Business Law section and Information Technology group. Gabriel has broad experience with information technology, outsourcing, e-commerce, licensing, consumer protection, privacy, anti-spam, record retention, procurement, health sector and intellectual property-related matters. Gabriel has spoken and been interviewed on various information technology-related issues and has co-authored numerous publications dealing with information technology, outsourcing and privacy-related issues. Gabriel graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review. Gabriel also holds a Ph.D. from McGill University, where he has taught as a sessional lecturer.

Gabriel M. A. Stern practices in the area of Information Technology law as part of the firm's Business Law section and Information Technology group.

Gabriel has broad experience with information technology, outsourcing, e-commerce, licensing, consumer protection, privacy, anti-spam, record retention, procurement, health sector and intellectual property-related matters. Gabriel has assisted with outsourcing, procurement, licensing, privacy and e-commerce transactions. He has drafted and negotiated a wide range of agreements, including software agreements (including licences and software and system maintenance and support agreements), e-commerce and website terms and conditions, privacy agreements, anti-spam materials, procurement documents (requests for proposals, master service agreements and related materials), and purchasing terms and conditions. Gabriel has also drafted numerous record retention policies and privacy policies and provided advice in connection with freedom of information requests.

Gabriel is the co-editor and a contributing author of the industry-leading text Outsourcing Transactions: A Practical Guide (Toronto: Carswell, 2006), now in its 10th release. Gabriel has spoken and been interviewed on various information technology-related issues and has co-authored numerous publications dealing with information technology, outsourcing and privacy-related issues. Gabriel has prepared and continues to update the consumer protection section of LexisNexis Practice Advisor Canada's product. Gabriel is also currently a lecturer at the Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University where he teaches law courses.

Gabriel graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review. Gabriel also holds a Ph.D. from McGill University, where he has taught as a sessional lecturer.

Education

  • University of Toronto, J.D., 2007
  • McGill University, Ph.D., 2006
  • Queen's University, B.A. (Hons.), 1999

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2008

Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Treasurer, Toronto Computer Lawyers Group
  • International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
  • Editor, ITechLaw Journal