Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

February 07, 2012 10:00 ET

Four Partners with Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP Recognized Nationally by Best Lawyers® as 2012 Winnipeg Lawyers of the Year

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Feb. 7, 2012) - Four lawyers from Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) have been recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2012 Winnipeg Lawyers of the Year in their respective preferred areas of practice.

Best Lawyers®, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, has named Bob Adkins as the Winnipeg Lawyer of the Year (Aboriginal Law), Chrys Pappas, Q.C. as the Winnipeg Lawyer of the Year (Corporate Law), Donald G. Douglas as the Winnipeg Lawyer of the Year (Insolvency and Financial Restructuring) and Robin M. Kersey as the Winnipeg Lawyer of the Year (Labour and Employment Law). E. William Olson, Q.C., Counsel to the firm says, "Bob, Chrys, Don and Robin are highly respected partners at TDS and have been leaders in their fields for many years." Olson adds, "I congratulate each of them on being recognized by Best Lawyers®."

Best Lawyers® has advised that it compiles its lists of outstanding lawyers by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers being honoured as "Lawyers of the Year" have received particularly high ratings in surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.


Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) is a leading Canadian law firm for business, employment, advocacy and dispute resolution, providing legal services to its clients locally, nationally and internationally. The full-service firm's 74 lawyers cover over 20 areas of practice and offer services in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian and Portuguese. TDS is one of the founding members of Lex Mundi, the world's foremost association of independent law firms. In 2012 TDS celebrates 125 years in the legal community.

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