Jaclyn Seidman

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 979-2211
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: jseidman@goodmans.ca

Partner and member of the Executive Committee at Goodmans. Co-head of one of the firm’s business law groups. Practices in the area of corporate commercial law with a focus on entertainment law, IP and social media issues. In 2018, honoured as one of "Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40" and is also recognized as a leading entertainment lawyer by Best Lawyers in Canada. Assists clients on a broad range of transactions, including acquisitions, complex licensing arrangements and corporate reorganizations. Represents clients in the film, television, theatre and publishing industries. For the past 10 years, has been uniquely active in Canada’s educational publishing sector as counsel to Canada’s largest educational book publisher and other major players in the space. Serves on boards of several non-profit organizations. Contributing editor to Canadian Forms and Precedents:Commercial Transactions – IT and Entertainment published by LexisNexis. Co-author of the Goodmans’ Guide to Producing in Canada. Teaches entertainment and business law courses at the University of Toronto. Recipient of several Excellence in Teaching awards. Frequent speaker and panellist at seminars on entertainment and media-related issues.

Year Called to the Bar:2006 (ON)
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