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Tara Parker

Goodmans LLP

Tara Parker, Goodmans LLP

Entertainment partner. Represents major US and Canadian studios, broadcasters, independent producers, and a range of creative and business clients, in the development, production, financing, and exploitation of film, television, and other digital media projects. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada (named 2015 Toronto Entertainment Lawyer of the Year), The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Entertainment Law), Chambers Canada, Who’s Who Legal Canada, and Euromoney’s Guides to the World’s Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers and Women in Business Law (media). Frequent speaker/panellist at media conferences and guest lecturer on entertainment law at the University of Toronto Law School and Ryerson University. Has appeared as a guest expert on “format/reality programming” and “copyright/street art” on BNN and CTV networks. Advisory Board Member for the 2019 BANFF Spark Accelerator for Women in the Business of Media.Tarahas contributed articles to various entertainment law publications. Past President and Chair of Crow’s Theatre. Member of LSO, WIFT-Toronto, Film Ontario, and ACCT and past member of OBA’s Entertainment, Media and Communications Law Section Executive.

Year Called to the Bar:2001 (ON)
333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 597-4181
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: tparker@goodmans.ca

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