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Past Presidents

Serving as President of ITechLaw is the highest honor of the association, and we are grateful for the service of the indivdiuals identified below. All past presidents continue to serve ITechLaw as members of the Advisory Board. It is with their vision, dedication, and hard work alongside all ITechLaw's officials and staff that the association has thrived for more than forty years.

*Deceased

 

Immediate Past President (2019-2021)

Charles Morgan

Canada / Montréal
McCarthy Tétrault LLP

 

A nationally recognized leader in technology law, Charles brings deep understanding of disruptive technologies, providing practical advice to help clients fully exploit the promise of innovative solutions while managing risk.

Charles is the co-leader of McCarthy Tétrault’s Information Technology Law Group, which was selected as “Technology Law Firm of the Year” by Chamber’s Canada in 2019. He is also co-leader of the firm’s national Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection Group and a member of the Financial Technology (Fintech) group. Charles’ practice is focused on advising many of our firm’s largest clients on their most complex commercial transactions involving IT outsourcing, systems integration, cloud, financial technologies, data security, data monetization, privacy, licensing, e-commerce and telecommunications. A recognized thought-leader, Charles provides practical advice and protects clients against a broad range of risks in a manner that allows them to continue to innovate and meet the needs of their customer base.

Charles has extensive international experience. As President of the International Technology Lawyers Association (ITechLaw), he has developed a network of trusted correspondent counsel that allow him to provide seamless client service around the globe, alerting his clients to new developments and helping them to manage risks worldwide.

High-resolution image of Charles Morgan and full biography available on the McCarthy Tétrault webpage

2018-2019

Christian Frank

Germany / Munich
Taylor Wessing
2017 - 2018

Rob Weiss

United States / Chicago
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Susan Barty
2016-2017

Susan Barty

United Kingdom / London
2015 - 2016

Jenna Karadbil

United States / New York City
Law Offices of Jenna F. Karadbil
2014-2015

Sajai Singh

India / Bangalore
2013-2014

Kiran Sandford

United Kindom
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011

Sandra Jeskie

United States
2009-2010

Ursula Widmer

Switzerland
Dr. Widmer & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law
2009-2009

John Carson

United States
2007-2008
2006-2007

Richard Allan Horning

United States
2005-2006
2004-2005

Esther Nunes

Brazil
2003-2004

Stuart P. Meyer

United States
Fenwick & West LLP
2002-2003

Diana J.P. McKenzie

United States
2000-2002

Marc Friedman

United States / New York
1999-2000

David Bender

United States
1998-1999

Karen Casser

United States
1997-1998

John Thomas Westermeier*

United States
1996-1997
1995-1996

William Tanenbaum

United States
1995-1996

C. Ian Kyer

Canada
1993-1994
1992-1993
1991-1992

Oliver Smoot

United States
1990-1991

Paul Bent

United States
1988-1990

Daniel Brooks

United States
1987-1988

Susan Nycum

United States
1985-1987
1982-1985

Michael Keplinger*

United States
1981-1982

Richard Bernacchi

United States
1979-1981

Roy Freed*

United States
1976-1978

Robert Bigelow*

United States
1975-1976

Herbert Marks

United States
1973-1975

Fred Lafer*

United States