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David Young Law

David Young

Toronto, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Advertising & MarketingPrivacy & Data Protection
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Advertising & Marketing - Nationwide - Canada

Eminent Practitioners

David Young is a well-known Toronto-based lawyer with deep-seated experience in the advertising and marketing space. He regularly counsels clients on their interactions with regulators and government bodies as well as advising on marketing and privacy compliance cases.
"David is very thorough and he makes sure no stone is unturned. He helps us narrow down the options and make a balanced decision."
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Privacy & Data Protection - Nationwide - Canada

Eminent Practitioners

David Young advises on a variety of issues ranging from corporate compliance to submissions advocating for legislative amendments. One of the most experienced lawyers active in this field, he is highly respected by sources within the legal profession.
"I'm impressed with his depth of knowledge." "He is excellent at responding in a timely fashion; he produces an excellent work product and is very helpful in discussions."
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Practice Areas

David is Principal at David Young Law, a privacy and regulatory counsel practice. He has been advising clients on privacy issues since the enactment of Canada’s private sector privacy laws. He advises both private and public sectors on all aspects of privacy law including compliance procedures, consent, data sharing, employee privacy, personal health information, security, breach response and access to information. David advises on marketing matters including digital advertising, anti-spam, social media and food and drug law. His practice also includes corporate regulatory compliance.


David is the 2015 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association’s Karen Spector Memorial Award for Excellence in Privacy Law.

Professional Memberships

David is a member of the Canadian Marketing Association’s Ethics and Standards Committee. He is a Past Chair of the Privacy and Access Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and a past Member of the IAPP's Canadian Advisory Board.


David is a co-author of Canadian Advertising and Marketing Law (Thomson Reuters) and Marketing Communications Services Agreement – Commentary and Model Agreement 5th ed. (Association of Canadian Advertisers).


David is a director of the Canadian Helen Keller Centre, a community services and independent living facility for persons with deafblind disabilities.

David Young

David Young Law

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Suite 3500, 2 Bloor Street East,

Hudson’s Bay Centre,




M4W 1A8

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