Michael Paris

Executive Director, Legal Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, Cineplex

Michael enjoys a broad in-house practice for Cineplex Entertainment that encompasses all aspects of the day-to-day business, including litigation and dispute resolution. In addition to those duties, Michael is also responsible for overseeing the company’s insurance and risk management program, government relations and lobbying, and advising on special projects (major acquisitions, film distribution). In 2018, Michael was appointed as the company’s Chief Privacy Officer. Prior to joining Cineplex, Michael worked in the commercial litigation department in the Toronto offices of Bennett Jones LLP. (His favourite movies are Office Space, Wayne’s World, and Inception.)