Anne Côté concentrates her practice in the areas of privacy, labour and employment, and administrative law, serving as an advocate on behalf of clients facing inquiries and other legal matters in Alberta and other Canadian jurisdictions.
Anne represents individual, corporate and institutional entities in inquiries before Information and Privacy Commissioners in Alberta and other Canadian jurisdictions, in labour arbitrations, in human rights and professional regulatory matters, and has appeared before all levels of courts in Alberta and at the Supreme Court of Canada. She is a regular organizer and presenter at seminars and conferences on privacy and labour and employment topics.
She also serves as a legal advisor to various post-secondary institutions and other institutional clients providing legal advice about:
- Privacy issues;
- Institutional governance and policy;
- Labour and employment issues; and
- Administrative practice and procedure.
Anne provides ongoing advice to a range of clients to guide them through the complex landscape of privacy policies, employment policies, outsourcing agreements, legislative compliance, and records management issues.
Anne is a past Chair of the Northern Alberta Privacy Section of the Canadian Bar Association and is the recipient of the 2017 IAPP Award, recognizing Outstanding Leadership in the Field of Access and Privacy in Alberta and Canada.
Value to Clients
With years of experience in privacy, an area of Canadian law with detailed legislation, as well other complex areas of the law, Anne has a strong understanding of related client issues and strives to provide timely and practical advice. Because she places a priority on client communications, Anne feels that her clients regard her as a responsive, trusted advisor.
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Privacy Law Section (North)
Member + Co-Chair
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Administrative Law Section (North)
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Labour and Employment Law Section (North)
Leadership in the Field of Access and Privacy
2017 Information Access and Protection of Privacy Program Award
Edmonton Food Bank
Alberta Law Review
2000 - 2001
Alberta Law Review
1999 - 2000
Discipline, Interpretation & Enforcement Board, Student's Union, University of Alberta
1998 - 1999