Mouna Hanna


Mouna Hanna Professional Corporation


Mouna is a leading lawyer in the area of cyber and privacy liability. Mouna’s practice includes claims involving all manner of cybersecurity incidents and privacy breaches, professional liability, employment and human rights and complex bodily injury. In 2019, Mouna was seconded to the claims department of a major global insurer, handling a variety of specialty line claims.

Mouna routinely acts as a breach coach and defence counsel to organizations across various industries that are involved in cyber related incidents, breach of privacy claims and third party litigation. She advises clients on their obligations under Canada’s Federal and Provincial privacy laws and assists small and large organizations throughout each step of urgent, high profile and complex breaches.

Mouna has significant litigation experience that assists her when representing lawyers, IT service providers, data controllers and other professionals in litigation stemming from wire fraud, data breaches and data loss. She is often called upon to commence litigation to trace and recover lost funds following social engineering attacks.

Mouna has been successful in representing clients at trial, in arbitration and in summary judgment motions.

When not working, Mouna enjoys spending time with her family, staying active and cheering on her beloved Detroit Lions.

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Certificate in Privacy Law and Cybersecurity, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2021

Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), 2018

J.D., University of Ottawa, 2011

B.A. (French Language & Literature), University of Western Ontario, 2008

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Called to the Ontario Bar in 2012
Board of Directors of Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2019 – Present
Board of Directors of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Foundation, 2021 – Present
Past Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee of Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2018 – 2019
Honorary Member of the Canadian Insurance Adjusters’ Association
Executive Member of the Privacy and Access to Information Section of the Ontario
Member of the Bar Association, 2019 – Present
Member of the Toronto Lawyers’ Association


Recognized by Lexpert as a “Leading Lawyer to Watch” (Commercial Insurance), 2021
Awarded the Richard B. Lindsay QC Exceptional Young Lawyer Award by Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2021