This website is designed by students, for students, and run by students, to help give potential applicants an insight into the student experience here at Goodmans.
We can't wait to show you all that Goodmans has to offer!
ABOUT GOODMANS LLP
Selecting the right law firm can be a complicated and exciting decision that will have a real impact on the direction of your legal career.
Goodmans is internationally recognized as one of Canada's premier transaction law firms due to our industry leading lawyers and the incredible clients we represent. Our lawyers excel in their fields to help our clients excel in theirs’. We offer a unique combination of skills – spanning business law and litigation; public and private; tradition and innovation. Our lawyers deliver intelligent modern solutions, responsiveness, talent and determination to every client to provide them with answers to any issue, big or small.
Clients appreciate our dedication to service, community partnership and mutual respect. That’s why so many clients have been with the firm since their businesses began. Even now, 100 years after our founding and with many clients among Canada’s largest corporations, financial institutions and multinational corporations, the firm continues to honours its roots – in client and community service.
But there's so much more that makes Goodmans unique.
We invite you to discover the difference!
“I didn't know anyone when I applied to Goodmans, but through the recruitment process I quickly realized that I had found my happy place."
Yonca Umur, Articling Student 2018/19
“Although the word ‘culture’ is thrown around a lot through the recruitment process, I only understood what it meant when I stepped into Goodmans and was surrounded by a community that genuinely cares about you as a person.”
Pearl Lee, Articling Student 2018/19
"At Goodmans, I’ve never felt like “just another articling student”. People have really taken the time to get to know me as an individual, and that has made for an extremely positive working environment. "
Anna Condon, Articling Student 2018/19
“The summer student experience at Goodmans is completely flexible. I’ve sought out and received work in a variety of practice areas, and have had the opportunity to work on files with lawyers from various sections within the firm. Everyone is happy to get students involved in the areas they are passionate about."
Sasha Seeber, Summer Student 2019
"Goodmans emphasizes getting to know the person behind the lawyer. I learned quickly that Goodmans was filled with kind and interesting people, doing excellent work."
Alexandra Murray, Articling Student 2018/19
"Every firm has a mentorship program but at Goodmans, every lawyer is a mentor."
Aaron Barrett, Summer Student 2019
"Goodmans provides students with the incredible opportunity of working in a highly professional setting, while also being in a fun, engaging, comfortable and supportive environment."
Daniel Seidman, Articling Student 2018/19
All of our students are highly enthusiastic about their experiences at Goodmans, so please feel free to reach out!
We love nothing more than to chat with prospective students,
since we were in your position not too long ago.