Brent Arnold

Gowling WLG Canada LLP

Brent is a partner practising in Gowling WLG's Advocacy department, specializing in cyber security and commercial litigation. He acts for plaintiffs and defendants in data breach-related litigation (including class actions), and serves as breach coach / counsel for companies affected by cyber attacks. Brent chairs the Steering Committee for the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy section of the U.S.-based Defence Research Institute (DRI), and is past chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Privacy and Access to Information Law Committee. He currently serves on the Ontario Bar Association Council. He is a Director of the Canadian chapter of the Internet Society, a global organization devoted to improving the affordability, accessibility, fairness and security of the internet. He is also a member of The Advocates’ Society’s Artificial Intelligence & Automated Decision Making Task Force, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the International Association of Defense Counsel.