"86 Goodmans lawyers recognized as being top-tier in their fields and leaders in 31 distinct areas of law" - Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2021
Goodmans News & Events

Jessica Bishop and Jamie Firsten named 2021 Lexpert Rising Stars


Lawyer Jessica Bishop, Jamie Firsten


Goodmans is pleased to announce that Jessica Bishop and Jamie Firsten have been selected as Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 for 2021.

Jessica Bishop represents financial institutions, insurance companies, technology service providers, pension funds, government agencies and companies in the asset management, health care, energy, securities, and other sectors which are involved in the development, acquisition and use of technology. She has extensive experience advising clients on technology procurement, outsourcing, cloud computing, payment systems, licensing, fintech, digital and e-commerce solutions, software development and systems implementation, data processing and privacy compliance.

Jamie Firsten acts for startups and established private and public companies, guiding them through all phases of their growth, in a wide range of industries. He is a trusted advisor who is respected for his outstanding legal advice, sound judgment and responsiveness. Clients consider Jamie an indispensable component of their core team.  Jamie advises emerging companies on venture financings, M&A, and corporate/commercial matters, with a focus on technology companies. Within technology, Jamie is a stand-out star in the enterprise software and e-sports space.  

Lexpert's Rising Stars includes lawyers in private practice, as well as in-house counsel. Finalists were selected by an advisory board who lead some of Canada's largest law firms and corporations. The 2021 Rising Stars were announced online on November 25th, 2021 and will be featured in a special issue of Lexpert Magazine.