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 and co-Head of a Business Law Group. Practices corporate commercial law with a focus on entertainment, IP, and media issues. Honoured as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40, recognized in Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, and Best Lawyers in Canada. Advises on a range of transactions including acquisitions and complex licensing arrangements, in addition to a wide range of business operations matters. Represents clients in film, television, and publishing industries. Uniquely active in Canada’s educational publishing sector as counsel to Canada’s largest educational publisher and other major players in the space. 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 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-related issues.
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