Douglas F. Best - Miller Thomson LLP

Douglas F. Best

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016
Phone: 416-595-8588

Douglas Best is Chair of Miller Thomson’s National Corporate Fraud Asset Recovery Group. He has a broad commercial litigation practice with particular emphasis on corporate fraud, employment law, administrative law, regulatory law, general contractual claims and disputes. Acting predominantly for corporations for more than 25 years, he has gained considerable knowledge and expertise in a range of industries, including transportation, real estate and financial services.

Doug also has particular expertise with respect to various injunction type proceedings, including those relating to the preservation and quick recovery of assets: Mareva injunctions, Anton Piller orders and Norwich orders. A certified mediator, he has completed Harvard Law School’s Mediating Disputes program.

Doug is result-oriented and is committed to providing well-reasoned counsel. He has also written and spoken on various issues over the course of his career, most notably for the transportation industry on defending claims against carriers and for those clients seeking to recover assets taken in fraudulent circumstances.

A senior partner at the firm, Doug was previously Miller Thomson’s General Counsel and a member of its National Executive Committee.

Office Location

Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West, Suite 5800
Toronto, ON M5H 3S1

Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Litigation