Jesse Goldman  


Executive Summary

Jesse Goldman practises in the areas of international trade, investment, customs and commodity taxation. He advises clients on all matters relating to Canadian and international trade law, including NAFTA and other free trade agreements and negotiations, customs laws, trade and border security, and regulatory issues impacting the cross border movement of goods across a wide range of sectors, including automotive, aviation, and industrial and consumer products.

Jesse serves as the Chair of the International Trade Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association ("IPBA"). He is a Canadian delegate to the International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") Commission on Customs and Trade Facilitation, and the Business Investment Advisory Committee ("BIAC") China Task Force Working Group.

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter, "Promoting FTAs," Conference Board of Canada, October 2019. 
  • Presenter, "SIMA Case Management," CITT Advisory Committee Workshop, October 2019.
  • Presenter, "CPTPP, KORUS and RCEP: taking advantage of the alphabet soup of Asian FTAs," International Bar Association Annual Conference, September 2019. 
  • Presenter on Ottawa's new measures for the steel industryCBC News Power and Politics, June 2019.
  • Presenter on Bill C-101, CBC News Power and Politics, June 2019.
  • Presenter, CITT Spring Update, Canadian Society of Customs Brokers Designate Day, April 2019. 
  • Co-presenter, "Tariffs, Taxes and Trade," BLG Publications, September 2018.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2016) of Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (International Trade/WTO)
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition (and since 2016) of Chambers Canada – Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business (International Trade/WTO)
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada (International Trade and Finance Law)
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2015) of The Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory (International Trade Regulation)
  • Recognized in the 2018 edition (and since 2016) of The Legal 500 (International Trade)
  • Recognized in the 2016 edition of Who’s Who Legal Canada as a leading lawyer