DJ Miller

DJ Miller
Office:
Suite 3200
100 Wellington Street West
PO Box 329, Toronto-Dominion Centre
M5K 1K7
City:
Toronto
State:
Ontario
Country:
Canada
Tel:
+1 416 304 0559

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Restructuring & Insolvency

DJ Miller is a partner in the insolvency and restructuring firm Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP and has represented a wide variety of stakeholders in complex restructurings and insolvency litigation for the past 25 years. She has twice been named Insolvency Litigator of the Year (2016 and 2018) by Benchmark Canada Litigation; she also received a Lexpert Zenith Award in June 2017 and the Women of Excellence - Exemplar Award (2017) from the Turnaround Management Association.

She is known for her deep knowledge of the insolvency framework, both domestic and international, and for applying analytical and strategic skills to achieve successful outcomes for her clients.

Representative mandates include acting as lead Canadian insolvency counsel to the UK pension claimants in the Nortel Networks case, and successfully arguing for the precedent-setting pro rata allocation of US$7.3 billion of sale proceeds among more than 40 insolvency estates in Canada, the US and Europe following the first joint trial involving the Canadian and US courts. DJ also obtained the first pre-filing stay of proceedings under Canada's main insolvency statute (CCAA), in a recent cross-border case. She has extensive experience on the transactional side of restructurings as well as insolvency litigation, and has appeared before every level of court in Canada.

DJ is a member or executive of various industry organisations, acts as chair of the chapter presidents' Council of TMA Global and been a sessional lecturer at three Canadian law schools. DJ is recognised as a leading lawyer in both insolvency litigation and financial restructuring by numerous publications including The Canadian Legal Lexpert DirectoryChambers Canada and Who's Who Legal.

WWL says: DJ Miller is a much-respected name among peers and clients who consider her a go-to name for financial restructuring and insolvency litigation.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Restructuring & Insolvency which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Canada - Restructuring & Insolvency

DJ Miller is a partner in the insolvency and restructuring firm Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP and has represented a wide variety of stakeholders in complex restructurings and insolvency litigation for the past 25 years. She has twice been named Insolvency Litigator of the Year (2016 and 2018) by Benchmark Canada Litigation; she also received a Lexpert Zenith Award in June 2017 and the Women of Excellence - Exemplar Award (2017) from the Turnaround Management Association.

She is known for her deep knowledge of the insolvency framework, both domestic and international, and for applying analytical and strategic skills to achieve successful outcomes for her clients.

Representative mandates include acting as lead Canadian insolvency counsel to the UK pension claimants in the Nortel Networks case, and successfully arguing for the precedent-setting pro rata allocation of US$7.3 billion of sale proceeds among more than 40 insolvency estates in Canada, the US and Europe following the first joint trial involving the Canadian and US courts. DJ also obtained the first pre-filing stay of proceedings under Canada's main insolvency statute (CCAA), in a recent cross-border case. She has extensive experience on the transactional side of restructurings as well as insolvency litigation, and has appeared before every level of court in Canada.

DJ is a member or executive of various industry organisations, acts as chair of the chapter presidents' Council of TMA Global and been a sessional lecturer at three Canadian law schools. DJ is recognised as a leading lawyer in both insolvency litigation and financial restructuring by numerous publications including The Canadian Legal Lexpert DirectoryChambers Canada and Who's Who Legal.

WWL says: DJ Miller is highly regarded within the insolvency field and is particularly commended for her work in insolvency litigation proceedings.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

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