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Tamryn Jacobson is a partner in the litigation group at Goodmans, focussing on complex commercial arbitration and litigation. In addition to representing clients in active disputes, Tamryn provides advice to clients in assessing litigation risk with a view to avoiding litigation, and works to find business solutions to complicated legal issues.
She has significant experience with both international (ad hoc, ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL) and domestic arbitration, dealing with commercial disputes covering a broad range of industries (e.g., construction, mining, banking/finance, technology, retail, hospitality, renewable energy). She co-authored the Canadian chapter of Global Legal Insights’ International Arbitration, 2nd to 5th editions, and writes and speaks frequently on arbitration topics.
Tamryn has also appeared before all levels of court in Ontario. She has been involved in many multi-party construction disputes (both private and public/government projects), acted as counsel in various complex CCAA litigation trials (e.g., Nortel and U.S. Steel Canada), and has significant experience in the technology industry.
Tamryn currently serves as a board member of the Toronto Lawyers Association, and sits on Practical Law Canada’s Corporate & Commercial Litigation Advisory Board. She also has an active pro bono practice. She has been involved with Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) for many years, acting as duty counsel for low-income litigants at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, as well as providing legal advice to low-income Ontarians through PBO’s Free Legal Advice Hotline. She also served as a director of the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) for 7 years, including as the Chair of ACT’s Leadership and Governance Committee.
|Education|| University of Toronto (J.D., with honours, 2008)
McMaster University (B.A. (Psychology), summa cum laude, 2005)
Law Society of Ontario
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