Elizabeth L. McNaughton
Senior Counsel | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2556

Elizabeth is involved in all aspects of Canadian law affecting food, drug, cosmetic and medical device law; advertising and marketing, including product claims and labelling; privacy; recalls; anti-spam, and trade practices. Her practice emphasizes assisting corporations involved in the marketing of goods and services to comply with Canadian legal requirements.

Elizabeth advises major multinational organizations on compliance with Canadian advertising and privacy requirements and has been involved in helping to structure major Canadian promotions of goods and services.

  • Advised a manufacturer/importer implementing a North America-wide product recall of a consumer electrical product

  • Advised a major multinational manufacturer in a successful re-launch of a number of its products, including comparative claims on label, in print, on television and online promoting newly reformulated products

  • Provided advice and compliance opinions on the requirements of federal and provincial legislation with respect to food product safety, site inspections and licensing

  • Advised on drug regulatory matters relating to safety with respect to recalls, health professional communications and public advisories


Elizabeth was selected as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Canada by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell for a special section published in the May issue of The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines. She is also recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 (Advertising and Marketing Law)

  • The 2014 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Advertising & Marketing Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014 (Advertising & Marketing Law)

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2014 (Life Sciences - Regulatory)

  • Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences (Regulatory) 2014

  • Who's Who Legal 2014 (Life Sciences - Regulatory)