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McMillan LLP Anchors Technology Practice with hiring of Greg Johns

News Jun 2, 2021

As a part of our strategy to enhance and grow our national presence in the Technology sector, McMillan LLP is proud to announce that Greg Johns has joined the firm. Greg’s broad experience includes complex global technology contract negotiations & drafting, outsourcing and intellectual property.

He is known for his practical, business-oriented approach when developing and applying innovative strategies for structuring and negotiating multifaceted, high-risk transactions. Outside of Canada, Greg has worked on deals in the United States, UK, Mexico, Brazil and Asia. He joins McMillan after spending over 25 years building a career at IBM, becoming one of IBM’s most senior legal executives. With insight gained through Greg’s invaluable experience, McMillan’s national Technology team is even better positioned to support technology clients across Canada.

Our lawyers have extensive knowledge of the laws and regulations that govern technology products and services. They have the know-how to protect your business while navigating a rapidly changing sector. They have also worked as in-house counsel at technology companies, giving them a unique understanding of the links between the technical, business and legal issues.

Better Together

McMillan’s Technology, Privacy and Data Protection lawyers work closely together, to help clients in all industries manage the complexities of operating in today’s digital world. Amongst our broad range of privacy, data security and technology services, we regularly assist clients by:

  • Preparing and reviewing website privacy policies, cookie policies and terms of use
  • Advising on M&A, financing transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, in the technology sector and other industries focused on data processing activities
  • Drafting and negotiating SaaS, IaaS and PaaS contracts, licensing agreements, and other agreements involving complex terms related to use of technology and/or processing of personal information
  • Providing strategic advice on leveraging new technologies and data, in a manner that complies with applicable privacy and data protection laws

Whether you are an established or emerging technology company, a service provider to the technology industry, or a company that is managing the adoption of technology in your own operations, McMillan is here to help.


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