Laila Paszti is an attorney in GTC’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Business & Technology Transactions and Privacy groups. She focuses on mergers and acquisitions, licensing and other technology-related transactions, with an emphasis on software code audits and big data platform diligence. She also advises clients on privacy and security compliance and cross-border transfers of data. Prior to joining GTC, Laila was a member of the IP, Technology, Food & Drug Regulatory, and Payment & Cards practice groups at Torys LLP. Before law school, she held positions as a software applications engineer at ExxonMobil and Capstone Technology where she designed and implemented machine learning (AI) software solutions to optimize industrial processes. Laila holds a B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto, a M.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a J.D. from the University of Toronto, where she was a law review editor. She is admitted to practice in New York and Ontario (Canada). Laila is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (Canada) (CIPP/C).