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Tamryn Jacobson

Partner

tjacobson@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4293
Fax:   416.979.1234

Tamryn Jacobson is a partner in the Litigation Group at Goodmans. Her practice focuses 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, including construction, mining, banking/finance, technology, retail, hospitality and clean technology.

Tamryn has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario. She has been involved in many multi-party construction and infrastructure disputes (both private and public/government projects), acted as counsel in various complex CCAA litigation trials, and has significant experience in the technology industry.

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT AND PRO BONO

Tamryn currently serves as a board member of the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Secretary of The Advocates’ Society Arbitration and Mediation Practice Group, and a member-at-large of the OBA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Executive Board. She also sits on Practical Law Canada’s Corporate & Commercial Litigation Advisory Board.

Tamryn 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 summary 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.

She co-authored the Canadian chapter of Global Legal Insights’ International Arbitration, 2nd to 6th editions, and writes and speaks frequently on arbitration and litigation topics.

 

Education University of Toronto (J.D., with honours, 2008)
McMaster University (B.A., Psychology, summa cum laude, 2005)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario

Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
The Advocates’ Society
Toronto Lawyers Association
ICC Canada – Arbitration Committee
Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners

Year of Call

2009 Ontario