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Douglas J. Klaassen

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Douglas J. Klaassen
Law Practice
Doug Klaassen is partner and co-head of Stikeman Elliott's Structured Finance and Financial Products Group in Toronto. Mr. Klaassen's practice focuses on commercial real property and leasing, and commercial mortgage lending, realization and securitization.

Mr. Klaassen acts for commercial property owners and landlords and commercial and residential mortgage lenders, aggregators, servicers, CMBS and ABS issuers, investors, underwriters, and rating agencies based in Canada and the United States.

Mr. Klaassen is listed and recognized in the following publications:

  • The 2015 Chambers Global's The Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers for Business as a recommended lawyer for Real Estate.

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014 as a leading practitioner in the area of Asset Securitization.

  • Legal Media Group's 2013 Guide to the World's Leading Construction and Real Estate Lawyers.

  • The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers 2013 and The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2014.

Professional Activities
Mr. Klaassen is a member of the executive committee of the Canadian Chapter of the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association and is a member of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys.

University of Toronto (LL.B. 1985).

Bar Admission
Ontario, 1987

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