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 co-head of one of the firm’s business law groups. Practices in the area of corporate commercial law and focuses on entertainment law, IP and social media issues. 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 ten years, has been uniquely active in Canada’s educational publishing sector as counsel to Canada’s largest educational book publisher, in addition to other major players in the space. Serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations. Contributing editor to Canadian Forms and Precedents – Commercial Transactions – Information Technology and Entertainment published by LexisNexis. Co-author of the Goodmans’ Guide to Producing in Canada and Doing Business with Canadians. Teaches business law courses at the University of Toronto’s Rotman Commerce Department and recipient of several Excellence in Teaching awards. Frequent guest lecturer on entertainment law at the University of Toronto Law School, speaker and panellist at seminars on a range of entertainment and media-related issues. 

Year Called to the Bar:2006 (ON)
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