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, metaverse/NFT 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 Entertainment Law and lectures at the University of Toronto’s law and music faculties. She is a former Governor 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, Lexpert, Legal 500 Canada, Who’s Who Legal and Expert Guides/Women in Business Law. Susan won the Lexpert Zenith Award in recognition of her leadership and practice excellence and Toronto Life magazine named her one of Toronto’s 50 most influential. Licensed to practise in Ontario, Quebec and New York, she offers legal services in English and French.