Douglas Nishimura

Douglas Nishimura: Attorney with Field Law

Biography

Doug Nishimura is a partner practicing in litigation, with a main focus on formal insolvency and financial restructuring proceedings such as bankruptcy, receivership, CCAA actions, enforcement of security, recovery of debt, protection from creditors, negotiation of forbearance and informal restructuring processes, purchases of assets in insolvency proceedings and identification and resolution of problem areas in secured transactions such as priority disputes, preference claims, trusts, fiduciary obligations, and claims and fraud actions.

After graduating in 1995 as the Gold Medalist at the University of Calgary, Doug's legal career began as a law clerk for the Honourable Justice Jack Major at the Supreme Court of Canada.

He has experience in representation of corporate debtors, large and small financial institution and secured lenders, unsecured creditors on an individual and collective basis, shareholders of insolvent corporations, trustees, monitors, receivers and other court appointed officers, and counterparties of insolvent corporations. Further notable work includes investor actions, fraud investigation and recovery, injunctions and corporate and commercial dispute resolution.

Accolades

2014 - Benchmark Canada Litigation Sta

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Debt Recovery and Restructuring
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403 260 8548  Phone
403 264 7084  Fax
www.fieldlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Calgary, Gold Medalist, Juris Doctor, 1995; University of Calgary, Bachelor of Education, With Distinction, 1992; University of Calgary, Bachelor of Music, 1985
Year of First admission:
1996
Admission:
1997, Alberta
Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: Lutheran Church Canada (Re) 2016 ABQB 419 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2016; Statoil Canada Ltd v Cadillac Fairview Corporation 2014 ABQB 24 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2014; Grant Thornton Limited v Calmusky, 2014 ABCA 22 (CanLII) 2014 ABCA 22 Alberta Court of Appeal 2014; Monarch Land Limited v CIBC Mortgages Inc., 2014 ABCA 143 2014 ABCA 143 Alberta Court of Appeal 2014; Eisenberg v. 910234 Alberta Ltd. 2013 ABQB 580 Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta 2013; Statoil Canada Ltd. v. Cadillac Fairview Corporation 2013 ABCA 420 Alberta Court of Appeal 2013; Courtesy Chrysler (1987) Ltd. V. Chrysler Canada Inc. 2012 ABQB 658 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2012; Clement (Re) 2011 ABQB 275 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2011; Sprung Instant Structures Ltd. V. Royal Bank of Canada 2008 ABQB 30 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2008; Re Gauntlet Energy Corporation (Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act) 2003 ABQB 718 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2003; Pioneer Chrysler Limited v. DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc. 2002 ABQB 801 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2002; Security Home Mortgage Corporation v. Langdon 2002 ABCA 188 Alberta Court of Appeal 2002; Security Home Mortgage Corporation v. Langdon 2000 ABQB 281 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2000; Re Smoky River Coal Limited 1999 ABQB 492 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1999; Re Blue Range Resource Corporation 1999 ABQB 1064 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1999; Re Blue Range Resource Corporation 1999 ABQB 1063 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1999; Re Blue Range Resource Corporation 1999 ABQB 1038 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1999; Bassano Growers v. Price Waterhouse 1998 ABCA 198 Alberta Court of Appeal 1998
ISLN:
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