Provided by Jaclyn Seidman
Partner, member of the Executive Committee, co-head of a business law group, and co-chair of the Women’s Success Committee. Practice focuses on entertainment law, intellectual property, and corporate/commercial matters. Represents major U.S., international and Canadian studios, broadcasters, producers, literary, and business clients on a broad range of media-related matters, including rights acquisitions, production legal matters, clearance and copyright matters. Also a corporate/commercial lawyer who regularly acts on a broad range of transactions, including acquisitions, complex licensing arrangements and advises on a wide range of business operations matters.
Recognized by Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40, Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Legal 500 Canada and Best Lawyers Canada as a leading entertainment lawyer.
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.
Jaclyn Seidman is a Toronto-based lawyer who advises on production and financing matters for Canadian and international film and TV producers. She also assists clients with IP portfolio acquisition and protection issues.
"Jaclyn is always available and very reactive to our needs. She is a true partner to our business." "We would be lost without her intelligence, curiosity, ferociousness and attention to detail."