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D.J. Miller is a partner in the insolvency and restructuring group of TGF and has represented all types of stakeholders in complex restructuring proceedings and insolvency litigation for more than 25 years. D.J. is currently representing the first public university in Canada to restructure under insolvency legislation. Other mandates include acting as lead Canadian insolvency counsel for the largest single creditor in the worldwide Nortel Networks insolvency proceedings, where her client was successful in obtaining a decision of the Canadian and US Courts allocating US$7.3 billion of sale proceeds on a pro rata basis among 40 worldwide insolvency estates in 19 countries. 

D.J. is considered a “go-to” counsel for stakeholders looking for creative advice to achieve effective workouts both within, and outside of, formal court proceedings. She is known for her deep knowledge of the insolvency framework, both Canadian and international, and for applying analytical skills and strategic thinking to achieve successful outcomes for her clients.

Recognized as “Insolvency Litigator of the Year” (2016 and 2018) by Benchmark Canada, D.J. is also the recipient of a Lexpert Zenith award (2017), TMA Toronto “Exemplar” award (2017) and is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in industry and peer ranking publications including Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, Who’s Who Legal and the Lexpert Guide to Leading Lawyers in Canada.

D.J. is active in speaking, authoring articles and contributing to a number of industry organizations including the International Insolvency Institute, Global Restructuring Review, Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Insolvency Institute of Canada, The Advocate’s Society, and the Annual Review of Insolvency Law. Leadership roles within the industry include:

  • Co-Chair Canada/US/Caribbean Region – International Insolvency Institute
  • VP International – TMA Global
  • Past President of the Toronto Chapter of TMA


Updated July 2021