Dean Dolan 1944

Dean M. Dolan

Of Counsel
Baker & McKenzie LLP


Dean Dolan is of counsel in Baker McKenzie’s Toronto office. A highly regarded privacy lawyer, Mr. Dolan has served on the executive committee of the Ontario Bar Association's Privacy Law Section, the advisory board of the Conference Board of Canada's Chief Privacy Officer's Council, the Retail Council of Canada's Privacy Committee, and the board of directors of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers. He is an author and frequent speaker on privacy, employment and litigation matters. Prior to joining the Firm, he served as Vice-President, Associate General Counsel and Privacy Officer for a large multi-national retailer in Canada.

Practice Focus

Focusing on information governance and privacy, Mr. Dolan provides strategic advice on the management and retention of information globally. He works with a team of information specialists on Baker & McKenzie's iG360 platform, recently recognized by The Financial Times as a standout innovative solution in the compliance and technology category.


  • Ontario~Canada (1993)


  • University of Western Ontario (LL.B.) (1991)
  • Dalhousie University (B.A. Honours) (1988)


  • English