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 LLP's Executive Committee, co-chair of the Women’s Success Committee and co-head of a Business Law Group. Focuses on entertainment, IP, and media issues. Represents major US, international and Canadian studios, broadcasters, producers, literary, and business clients on media-related matters, including rights acquisitions, production legal matters, clearance and copyright matters. Regularly acts on a range of corporate/commercial transactions, including acquisitions, complex licensing arrangements and a wide range of business operations matters. Honoured as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40, recognized by Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, Lexpert, and Best Lawyers in Canada. Trustee of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Ontario Museum and Vice Chair of the Governance Committee. Member of the Corporate and Commercial Transactions Advisory Board for Practical Law. 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.
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