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: [email protected]

Partner and member of the Executive Committee at Goodmans, and Co-head of a business law group. Practises in corporate commercial law with a focus on entertainment law, IP, and social media issues. Recognized as one of Lexpert®’s "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40" in 2018 and as a leading entertainment lawyer by The Best Lawyers in Canada. Assists clients on a range of transactions, including acquisitions, complex licensing arrangements, and corporate reorganizations. Represents clients in film, television, and publishing industries. Uniquely active in Canada’s educational publishing sector as counsel to Canada’s largest educational book publisher and other major players in the space. Appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in 2019. Member of the Corporate and Commercial Transactions Advisory Board for Practical Law, and serves on boards of several non-profit organizations. Contributing editor to LexisNexis publication Canadian Forms and Precedents: Commercial Transactions – IT and Entertainment. Co-author of the Goodmans' Guide to Producing in Canada. Teaches entertainment and business law at the University of Toronto and awarded several Excellence in Teaching Awards. Recognized thought-leader on entertainment and media-related issues.

Year Called to the Bar:2006 (ON)
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