Principal and Founder of Harris + co., Kelly Harris is a recognized leader in Canadian advertising and marketing law, and her market-leading clients rely on her for practical, timely, and strategic advice. She works closely with in-house counsel and their marketing teams to manage risk and develop creative solutions for challenging advertising law issues. She represents clients in a wide variety of consumer product and service industries, including food, fashion, fitness, travel, digital and tech, cosmetics, personal care and household products, pets, alcohol and cannabis. Kelly routinely works with lawyers and marketers located in Canada, the US and globally, providing solutions for legal compliance in Canada within an international framework.
Kelly frequently speaks on advertising law issues, including at conferences and programs sponsored by The Canadian Institute, BAA/ANA, New York City Bar, Practicing Law Institute, Canadian Bar Association, and Ontario Bar Association. She also has authored many publications on advertising law issues, including chapters in Getting the Deal Through (Lexology) and Business Laws of Canada (Thomson Reuters). Kelly has been repeatedly recognized as a leader in Canadian advertising and marketing law by industry ranking organizations such as Chambers and Lexpert, and she is a past chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Marketing Practices Committee. Prior to founding Harris + co., Kelly was a Partner at a national Canadian law firm, and the leader of its marketing, advertising and product compliance group.
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