Founder and president of Wortzmans LLP — the first Canadian law firm to focus exclusively on eDiscovery, information governance and the management of digital information— Susan is a leader in the eDiscovery community and one of Canada’s most respected eDiscovery lawyers.
Canada’s leading law firms, public institutions, and prominent corporations routinely call upon Susan to advise on their most complex eDiscovery matters and managed review projects. She works extensively on litigation, tribunal and regulatory matters, including Competition Bureau matters. Susan and the Wortzmans team also advise their clients on information governance and technology strategies.
Actively involved in the eDiscovery community, Susan served as chair of the Sedona Canada working group from 2006 to 2010, supervising the development of provincial and national guidelines for eDiscovery. Currently, she is a member of the Sedona Canada conference steering committees and also the Sedona conference working groups one and seven.
Susan speaks on eDiscovery issues at conferences all across North America and is regularly quoted in industry publications and other media. She is the co-author and editor of E-Discovery in Canada, published in 2011.
Susan’s expertise in eDiscovery was developed during her long tenure as a partner at one of Canada’s leading litigation firms, where her practice encompassed a broad range of civil litigation, acting for corporate clients, small to mid-sized businesses and individuals, in a wide variety of commercial disputes.
WWL says: Wortzman is universally seen as “the dean of the Canadian e-discovery bar” and “at the apex of the market”.
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