Jay Goldman

Partner | 
Toronto

Jay Goldman* is a partner in the Securities Group at Cassels. Jay’s practice focuses primarily on securities and corporate finance law. His experience includes structuring and negotiating securities and commercial transactions. Jay has acted for issuers, investment dealers and investment advisors in a broad range of areas including the resource, high-tech, industrial and biotech sectors. He has acted on numerous amalgamations, mergers, acquisitions, takeovers, private placements and public offerings. Clients call on Jay to perform management and advisory roles with a focus on the formulation and implementation of business strategies, saying “he’s very invested in the transactions, has strong personal client relationships and works to get his clients a real advantage.”

Jay is recognized as a leader in his field by such authorities as the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, and Best Lawyers.

Jay is a member of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, an educational organization dedicated to the study of the legal system in issues affecting natural resources law and is also a member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). He also serves as the Corporate Secretary of INV Metals Inc., a TSX-listed company.

*denotes Professional Corporation

  • Best Lawyers in Canada (Mining, Natural Resources, Securities)
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Corporate Mid-Market, Mining)
  • Chambers Canada (Mining)
  • Chambers Global (Mining)
  • IFLR1000 (Notable Practitioner)
  • Legal 500 Canada (Energy – Mining)
  • Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Mid-Market, Mining)
  • Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada (Mining)
  • Lexpert Special Edition, Global Leaders in Mining
  • Who’s Who Legal: Canada (Mining)
  • Who’s Who Legal: Mining
  • “Always precise and really knows his mining law.” – Chambers Canada (Mining)
  • “He’s very invested in the transactions, has strong personal client relationships and works to get his clients a real advantage.” – Chambers Canada (Mining)
  • “He’s prolific.” – Chambers Global (Mining)
  • “He is the quickest and most productive lawyer I’ve ever worked with.” – Chambers Global (Mining)
  • “The speed at which he works is remarkable, and his advice is usually dead on in terms of what the requirements are, or what the process will be to get something done.” – Chambers Canada (Mining)
  • “He’s very pragmatic, he has high energy and keeps transactions going quickly. He has a fantastic track record.” – Chambers Canada (Mining)
  • “Gets things done quickly and without fuss.” – Chambers Global (Mining)
  • LL.B., Western University, 1988
  • MBA, Western University, 1988
  • B.A., University of Toronto, 1984
  • Ontario, 1990
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)