#SpeakerSpotlight – Tara Parker, Goodmans LLP

“Thinking entertainment law may be a great way to “follow your passion”? Go for it! But keep in mind: students who are passionate about sports, arts, and music vastly outnumber those who are able to find positions in the field.”

Tara Parker is a partner in the Entertainment Group at Goodmans LLP. She represents major US and Canadian studios, broadcasters, producers, literary, artistic and business clients, in all aspects of the development, production, financing, licensing and distribution of traditional, digital and other multi-media projects.Tara parker

Named the 2015 Toronto Entertainment “Lawyer of the Year,” Tara is recognized as a leading entertainment lawyer by The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal: Canada and by Euromoney’s Guides to the World’s Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers and Women in Business Law (media).

Tara is a frequent speaker and panellist at media business conferences and is a guest lecturer on entertainment law at the University of Toronto Law School. She has appeared as a guest expert on the subject of “Reality Television” on BNN. She is a Past President and Chair of Crow’s Theatre and current member of: WIFT-Toronto, Film Ontario and Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.