Lisa Danay Wallace



Lisa Danay Wallace

Lisa Danay Wallace is a partner in the information technology and intellectual property law practice group at WeirFoulds LLP. She acts for clients when procuring and selling software and technology related services.

She works with companies from all industries in order to assist them with their contracting, privacy and other compliance needs.

Early in her career, Lisa had hands-on in-house experience with a rapid-growth start-up and a payment network. As the foundation for her career, this has made Lisa a pragmatic and business focused negotiator. Lisa’s practice has her providing strategic advice and drafting and negotiating a wide array of complex agreements. She works independently and can leverage her team to provide cost effective legal services.

Lisa is also an active member of the legal community, an advocate for women in law, and a proponent for the development and advancement of Technology Law, and currently serves as a Board Member of the Canadian Technology Law Association (CAN-TECH), in addition to Co-chairing CAN-TECH’s Women in Tech Committee and the WeirFoulds Women Committee.

Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch as an upcoming leading practitioner in Information Technology Law (2022, 2023)

  • Member-at-Large, Ontario Bar Association, Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Section (2021-2022)
Called to the Bar
  • Ontario, 2015

  • J.D., University of Ottawa
  • H.B.A., McMaster University
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Technology Law Association (CAN-TECH)
  • Toronto Intellectual Property Group

Corporate Directorship

  • Board Member, Canadian Technology Law Association (CAN-TECH)
  • Chair, Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Section Executive, Ontario Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Moderator, "Ask Me Anything: The Road Less Travelled - Women Charting Their Own Paths", CAN-TECH Law, Toronto, ON, March 7, 2023
Panel Moderator, "2022 CAN-TECH Law Fall Conference", CAN-TECH, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, November 2-3, 2022
Moderator, "Women in Law Leadership Breakfast," Canadian Lawyer, Vantage Venues Toronto, September 13, 2022
Speaker, "Practice Essentials of Contracting for Software Development," The Ontario Bar Association, Online, March 30, 2022
Panelist, "Innovation in the Law: The future of tech", 2022 Women in Law Summit, Canadian Lawyer, Online, February 17, 2022
Speaker, "Innovation in the law: The next stage of tech ", 2021 Young Lawyers Summit, Canadian Lawyer, Online, November 25, 2021
Moderator, “Women in Tech: What is Technology-facilitated Gender-based Violence and How are Social Media Platforms Fostering/Mitigating It?”, 2021 Can-Tech Law Annual Conference, Online, October 20 and October 21, 2021
Program Co-chair, "The Future of Innovation: Fundamental Shifts in IP and IT Law", OBA Information Technology & Intellectual Property Law, OBA's Institute, February 4, 2020
Program Chair, "Video Game Law 2.0: Essential and Emerging Issues", OBA Entertainment, Media and Communications Law and Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Sections, June 5, 2018
Program Chair, "Packing Your Digital Suitcase - Understanding Your Professional Obligations When Client Data Crosses Borders", OBA Information Technology & Intellectual Property Law, International Law, and Law Practice Management Section, April 13, 2018