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GOODPeople: Allan Goodman

I was fortunate enough to sit down with Allan Goodman, Co-Chair of our Technology Group, to talk law, business, and open-mindedness in and ever-changing legal profession. Allan is the lawyer responsible for Goodmans' emerging business initiative, in particular in its role as "legal counsel in residence" at the DMZ at Ryerson University, the number one university-based incubator (tied with the UK's SETsquared) in the world, according to UBI Global. What drove you to begin the career path to law? I always knew at an early age that I wanted to be a lawyer, but for me it was not just about being a lawyer. I also enjoyed business so I started down the path of doing a business degree first and the

GOODPeople: Michelle Roth

I recently had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Michelle Roth, a leading corporate lawyer at Goodmans and recent recipient of the Lexpert Zenith Award for mid-career excellence in the legal profession. It came as no surprise to me that in addition to being an excellent lawyer, Michelle is a remarkable person. Keep reading and I’m sure you’ll see what I mean. You have degrees in music, English, and biology - how did you move from those areas of interest into the legal profession? That is an excellent question and one that I have asked myself as well. I was first and foremost, many moons ago, a musician. I spent a lot of my childhood training, so much so that I would take big, big chu



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