Amy-Lynne Williams
Founding Partner, Deeth Williams Wall, LLP; Toronto, Canada

Amy-Lynne Williams is a founding partner of Deeth Williams Wall, LLP. She practices exclusively in the area of information technology law. For more than 30 years, Ms. Williams’ areas of practice have included outsourcing transactions; electronic payments agreements; systems acquisition, distribution, licensing, technology transfers, e-commerce, privacy, electronic publishing and software development. She represents both producers and users of information technology in private industry and government. 

Ms. Williams has been named Best Lawyers in Canada “Toronto Information Technology Law Lawyer of the Year” in both 2012 and 2013. Ms. Williams is “Most Frequently Recommended” in the Lexpert Canadian Legal Directory in Technology Transactions, and listed in Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to “The Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada” and in Best Lawyers in Canada. She is named in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading 100 Canada-US Cross Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, The World’s Leading Lawyers, and The Guide to the World’s Leading IT Media and Telecommunication Advisers. Ms. Williams is Past-President of the International Technology Law Association and Past-President of the Canadian IT Law Association, as well as a member of the Toronto Computer Lawyers Group.  

Ms. Williams has written and spoken on many aspects of IT law, including outsourcing, system acquisitions, joint ventures, technology acquisitions, security, electronic commerce and copyright. In addition, she has testified as an expert witness on the drafting, interpretation and negotiation of IT contracts and has served as an arbitrator on a panel dealing with an international IT dispute.