About Sylvia Mulholland

Sylvia Mulholland was born and raised in Canada. After high school, she attended Ontario College of Art & Design, then the University of Toronto and finally, the University of Ottawa, where she obtained her law degree.

For many years she practiced law as a trademark partner in a multi-national Toronto-based firm, Gowling WLG, then moved to Los Angeles where she obtained her MFA from American Film Institute and was awarded the prestigious Sloan Foundation Fellowship for her screenplay about the physicist, Mileva Maric, Einstein’s first wife. She then worked in Los Angeles for E! Entertainment and later for Fox Filmed Entertainment (21st Century Fox) in the international trademark department.

Since 2006, Sylvia has passed practiced intellectual property law (specializing in trademarks and copyright law) with her own offices in both Los Angeles and Toronto and continues to write.

Sylvia was published extensively in Canada’s national Globe & Mail newspaper: a popular series called The Working Woman, about women who juggle career and family. Her debut novel, Woman’s Work was published in the UK (Hodder & Stoughton), Canada (General) and Germany (Goldmann) followed by her second novel, Lingerie Tea. Her latest novels, A Nanny for Harry and Sister in Law are now available here, through this website in paperback, and on Amazon.com as a Kindle book and in paperback.  Sylvia is currently working on a legal thriller, Looks Can Kill, which will be available early in 2019.