Gretel Best Law Clerk Manager of Litigation Support & eDiscovery

Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 416-862-3606

Fax: +1 416-862-7661


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Primary office:  Toronto

Gretel Best

Gretel Best is a senior law clerk and manager of litigation support & eDiscovery at Gowling WLG. 

Focusing primarily on large corporate/commercial litigation matters, Gretel assists clients and legal professionals in all areas of litigation — including documentary production, examinations for discovery, trials, appeals, inquiries, arbitrations and small claims court matters. 

She has particularly extensive experience in large electronic discovery matters, as well as forensic electronic document preservation, collection and review for the purposes of litigation. This experience is underpinned by a sophisticated knowledge of various eDiscovery litigation support software platforms, including Relativity, AD Summation, iCONECT, Caselogistix, Clearwell and Ringtail.

Gretel is a Relativity Certified Administrator, an ACEDS Certified eDiscovery Specialist and holds an Osgoode Hall Law School Certificate in eDiscovery, Records Management, Information Governance and Privacy.


Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      December 2015
      Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2015
    • Rankings & Awards
      December 2015
      Who's Who Legal Canada 2015: Litigation, eDiscovery Practitioners
  • 2014

    • Education
      September 2014
      ACEDS Certified eDiscovery Specialist
  • 2013

    • Education
      May 2013
      Osgoode Hall Certificate in eDiscovery, Records Management, Information Governance and Privacy
  • 1993

    • Education
      July 1993
      Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario


  • Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists
  • Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
  • International Legal Technology Association