100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1992 (QC); 1994 (New York); 1996 (ON)
Susan Abramovitch, a Toronto Gowling WLG partner, is one of the world’s leading entertainment and sports lawyers. Head of the Entertainment & Sports Law Group, her practice spans the music, film, television, theatre, fine arts, multimedia, videogame, sports, esports, NFTs, and publishing industries. Susan works with domestic and international clients delivering strategic advice on entertainment and sports law–related matters, drafting and negotiating agreements, advising on deal terms, structures, and dispute resolution, counselling on international industry standards, and managing rights acquisitions. Susan is Program Director for Osgoode Hall Law School’s Certificate in Entertainment Law and lectures at the University of Toronto’s faculties of law and music. She sits on the Board of The Corporation of Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall. Clients and peers consistently rank her as a leading lawyer in guides such as Chambers Canada, Legal 500 Canada, Who’s Who Legal, Expert Guides — Women in Business Law, and by Lexpert. She won the Lexpert Zenith Award in recognition of her leadership and practice excellence and Toronto Life named her one of Toronto’s 50 Most Influential. Licensed to practise law in Ontario, Québec, and New York, she offers legal services in both English and French.