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Dana Young, Of Counsel

Dana Young, as appointed Counsel to Willis Business Law, provides guidance to all members of the Willis Business Law team, while continuing to serve her clients with the utmost integrity and professionalism.

For over twenty years Dana has worked with a large number of non- profit and public sector organizations, from the very small, to ones administering hundreds of millions of dollars in assets.  Dana assists with the full range of corporate commercial work, including governance, corporate structuring and re-organization, procurement and charitable registration.

With privacy emerging as one of the central issues of our times, Dana also assists clients navigate this dynamic and increasingly complex area of law. She heads our Privacy Matters Department and is a frequent presenter at events hosted by Willis Law and externally. Dana is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Dana prides herself on quality and attention to detail, traits that allow her to both provide an unparalleled level of service and advice to her clients, as well as serve as an excellent mentor to our firm’s younger lawyers and students.

In her personal time, Dana enjoys almost all forms of exercise from boot camp to yoga, spending time with her family and has a keen interest in art and architecture.

  • University of British Columbia, B.L.A. (Bachelor of Landscape Architecture)
  • University of British Columbia, LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws)
  • British Columbia, 1992
  • Ontario, 1993
  • United Way /Centraide of Windsor and Essex County: speaker for Executive Leadership Program; facilitator for Not-for-Profit Management Certificate Program; Trainer for Leadership Development Program.
  • Presentation with our Adam Bulkiewicz to discuss board policy development to a local non-profit board of directors.
  • Imagine Canada: Expert columnist with posts including the following articles: Mind Your By-laws; Give it Away Now; Quirks & Quorum; Executive Committees and Related Board Liability; The Elephant in the Room – High Cost of Fundraising; Confidentiality & the Need to Know; Smile You’re in Camera; Donor Directors; and Privacy Policies.
  • Windsor-Essex Non-Profit Support Network: contributor to the Non-Profit Support Manual.
  • Essex Law Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Volunteer Supervisor with Pro Bono Students Canada
  • Member of the Pay Attention and Learn Task Force
  • Past Chair of Windsor Women Leading the Way
  • Past Director and Chair of United Way / Centraide of Windsor and Essex County and past Director of United Way of Canada
  • Past Director of the Windsor-Essex Community Care Access Centre
  • Past Director of Big Brothers Big Sister Windsor Essex

Contact Info

1 Riverside Drive West, Suite 503, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 5K3

Phone: 519-945-5470

Fax: 519-945-5479