Gordon Lee is an e-Discovery lawyer at MT>3, a division of McCarthy Tétrault, in our Toronto office. His practice covers all aspects of e-Discovery and information governance, with a particular focus on leveraging legal technology for complex data analysis.
Gordon advises clients on a wide range of litigation and regulatory matters, including class actions, large-scale commercial litigation, and Competition Bureau Supplementary Information Requests. He has worked with clients on Information Governance projects across several industries, including banking, finance, retail, manufacturing, professional services, and transportation. Gordon frequently provides advice on best practices for data retention, defensible disposition, legal holds, and privacy. He is the lead author of the "Information Governance - The Risks and Rewards" chapter in E-Discovery and Information Governance in Canada, 4th edition, published by LexisNexis in 2022.
Prior to his current role in e-Discovery, Gordon worked for the Ministry of the Attorney General on a prominent public inquiry and practiced in insurance defence litigation. He is an active member of the local community and has volunteered as pro bono legal counsel and served as a board member for health care and supportive housing charities. Gordon graduated from Queen’s University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and obtained his LLB from Queen’s University Faculty of Law in 2007. He was called to the Ontario bar in 2009.
Gordon spends most of his free time catering to the whims of his young son.
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS:
September 30, 2022, Contributor, E-Discovery and Information Governance in Canada, 4th edition, LexisNexis Canada
November 22, 2021, Speaker: "Search and Review – Strategies for Document Collections of All Sizes", Ontario eDiscovery Institute
June 22, 2021, Speaker: "EDRM - The Evolution of Document Review", the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario e-Discovery Certificate Program
April 12-16, 2021, Program Faculty: “Preservation of Evidence: Legal Holds – The New World of Technology and Social Media”; "Information Governance Best Practices Workshop", The Osgoode Certificate in E-Discovery, Information Governance and Privacy
March 11, 2021, Speaker: "Managing E-Discovery in 2021: Trends, Challenges & Tech", Litigation & E-Discovery ConfEx, Global ConfEx
November 27, 2020, Program Faculty: "Digital Evidence and eDiscovery", Ryerson Law Practice Program