Jamie Firsten


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Jamie Firsten is a partner in a business law group at Goodmans. His practice focuses on advising emerging companies in connection with venture financings, M&A, and corporate and commercial law matters, with a main focus on technology companies. Within technology, Jamie is active in the enterprise software and e-sports space.  

He acts for startups as well as established private and public companies in a wide range of industries, including information technology, media, hospitality, manufacturing and industrial, retail and natural resources.

He is part of the Goodmans team, acting as “legal counsel in residence” at the DMZ at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), one of Canada’s largest business incubators for emerging tech startups.

Jamie is recognized by numerous publications including: Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, the Lexpert Special Edition: Technology and Health Sciences, the Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A, and The Best Lawyers in Canada. In 2021, Jamie was honoured as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. He has also been recommended by The Legal 500 Canada in the area of Technology.

Before joining Goodmans, Jamie was a partner at another large Canadian firm, practicing private equity and corporate law with a strong focus within the technology sector. 

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Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association