Jaclyn Seidman
Jaclyn Seidman
Partner at Goodmans LLP
(416) 979-2211
(416) 979-1234
333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2006 (ON)
Partner. Member of Goodmans' Executive Committee, Co-Head of a Business Law Group, and Co-Chair of the Women’s Success Committee. Practises corporate commercial law with a focus on entertainment, IP, and media issues. Recognized as one of Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 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 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 the 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 media and entertainment-related issues.
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