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ITechLaw Elects New Officers and Directors for 2024-2025

New officers and directors for the ITechLaw Boards of Directors and Executive Committee will officially begin their term during the upcoming 2024 World Technology Law Conference in Washington, DC.

Congratulations to our newly elected directors and officers!

The Board has elected Hélène Deschamps Marquis, Deloitte, Canada to the Executive Committee, as our new Assistant Secretary; and the voting members of our association have elected new Directors, who were announced during the Annual Membership Meeting on 20 March 2024:

  • Jason Haas, Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP, United States
  • David McIlwaine, Pinsent Masons LLP, United Kingdom
  • Sam De Silva, CMS, United Kingdom
  • Elisabeth Symons, Deeth Williams Wall LLP, Canada
  • Namita Viswanath, IndusLaw, India

ITechLaw’s officers for the coming year include:

  • President: Laura Liguori, Portolano Cavallo, Italy
  • Vice President: Diego Fernández, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal, Argentina
  • Treasurer: Nikhil Narendran, Trilegal, India
  • Secretary: Reinoud Westerdijk, Kennedy Van der Laan, Netherlands
  • Assistant Secretary: Hélène Deschamps Marquis, Deloitte Legal, Canada
  • Past President: Peter Ruby, Goodmans LLP, Canada.

With their commitment to fostering global collaboration and innovation, the leadership of ITechLaw actively engages with diverse stakeholders to address emerging legal challenges in the rapidly evolving technology landscape. The strategic vision of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors contribute to navigating the intricate legal landscapes surrounding information technology, ensuring ITechLaw remains a leading authority in the field.

MEDIA CONTACT: Emily Burch, Managing Director:

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ITechLaw has been serving the technology law community worldwide since 1971. It has a global membership base representing six continents and spanning more than 70 countries. Its members and officials reflect a broad spectrum of expertise in the technology law field. Our mission is to create unparalleled opportunities for international networking and exchanging knowledge and experience with experts and colleagues around the world. ITechLaw informs and educates lawyers about the unique legal issues arising from the evolution, production, marketing, acquisition, and use of information and communications technology. ITechLaw is a forum for the exchange of ideas and in-depth examination of information technology and telecommunications law issues. Visit ITechLaw at

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