- University of Toronto, LL.B.
- McGill University, B.A.
Doug is the Firm Managing Partner and Chief Executive of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. He is also a partner in the firm’s Business Law group, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and securities law matters, and has acted on a number of Canada’s highest profile public company M&A transactions. His practice has included a broad range of transactions and advice encompassing private and public company acquisitions, hostile and supported takeover bids, going private transaction, private and public market financings, mining matters and disclosure, corporate governance issues and advising domestic and cross-border issuers with respect to their general public company obligations. Doug returned to the Toronto office after practising in the firm’s New York office from 2008 to 2011. He is currently a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and chair of the firm’s Mining Group. Doug is a former member of the Securities Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Ontario Securities Commission.