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Jay Feldman

Partner  | Goodmans LLP


Jay Feldman is a partner in the Hospitality Law, Banking & Finance and Private Equity Groups at Goodmans.

Jay represents owners and operators of hotels and resorts in relation to the negotiation and implementation of management and operational agreements, and related matters. Most recently, Jay has been involved with Four Seasons’ projects in Brazil, Croatia, Morocco, India, Thailand and the People’s Republic of China. Jay acts for InnVest Hotels LP in connection with its major transactions. Jay assisted OMERS Realty Corporation in negotiating management agreements with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Hyatt Corporation, and acted for Sun Resorts Limited in connection with its purchase of resorts in Mauritius and Maldives, and tour operator companies in France and South Africa.

In addition,  Jay  has an active banking and finance practice through his involvement as counsel for lenders and borrowers in international, cross-border and domestic financing transactions of all types, including senior secured syndicated lending, mezzanine financing, asset-based lending and debt restructuring.  Jay has been recognized as a leading lawyer by Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers, IFLR 1000 and Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice area of Banking and Finance.

In private equity, Jay acts for investors in numerous businesses and has been recognized by Lexpert  in the area of Private Equity. Jay also represents many growth-oriented companies in connection with their significant transactions, and advises family-owned businesses in matters relating to structure and succession.

Jay joined Goodmans on his call to the bar in 1994.


McGill University, B.A., 1989
University of Toronto, LL.B., 1992

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Law Society of Upper Canada
Ontario Bar Association