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Jessica Bishop


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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4242
Fax:   416.979.1234

Jessica Bishop is a partner in a business law group at Goodmans. Her practice focuses on corporate and commercial law with a focus on complex commercial technology transactions.

Jessica 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.

Jessica 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. Jessica also advises on a range of emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence and blockchain.


Prior to law school, Jessica served as a communications and policy advisor to the former Attorney General of Ontario and policy advisor to the former Solicitor General of Ontario. Jessica served in the Canadian Forces Naval Reserves as a marine systems engineer, prior to her experience working in government.

Before joining Goodmans, Jessica was an associate at another Canadian firm, where she focused on technology contracting, outsourcing, payments and privacy law.


In 2021, Jessica was honoured as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. Jessica is also recognized as an Associate to Watch in Information Technology in Chambers Canada, a Rising Star in Technology by The Legal 500 Canada and a Leading Lawyer to Watch by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Education Queen's University (Doctor of Law (J.D.), 2012)
University of Toronto (B.A. (Political Science), 2004)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
International Technology Law Association
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Canadian Technology Law Association

Year of Call

2013 Ontario