Ted Charney is senior counsel and the principal of Charney Lawyers, a boutique litigation firm located in Toronto.
Practice areas include class actions; commercial; real estate; product liability; and employment litigation.
Ted has extensive experience as counsel in privacy breach class actions. He has represented class members in class actions relating to the collection, aggregation and monetization of consumer information; mass cyber-attacks; and institutional negligence claims arising out of the loss or disclosure of sensitive personal information.
He was co-lead counsel in Condon v. Canada, a national privacy breach class action arising from the disclosure of student loan data of almost 600,000 people. On May 18, 2018, the Federal Court approved the settlement in Condon v. Canada, 2018 FC 522. The settlement includes a $17.5 million fund for nominal damages and an unlimited claimsbased fund for financial damages available to all class members.
Contributions by Ted Charney
How to Survive A Data Breach: Canada and Alberta
Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019