Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

December 01, 2011 10:00 ET

Lisa J. Stiver of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) Recognized as One of the Leading Lawyers Under 40 in Canada

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2011) - Lexpert®, Canada's leading source of news and information about the business of law, has recognized Lisa J. Stiver as another TDS rising star. Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP congratulates Lisa Stiver on being named one of Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 in Canada. Lisa is a partner who shines in the areas of business law with a focus on commercial transactions, technology law, and significant experience in procurement law.

Donald Douglas, TDS CEO and Managing Partner says, "We have always recognized that TDS has some of the most talented leading lawyers in Canada and now this is confirmed again by Lexpert, a nationally respected organization in the legal profession."

This marks the fourth time a TDS lawyer has received this award in recent years. In 2007, Keith D. LaBossiere was honoured and in 2008, Leilani J. Kagan received this award, and in 2009 Shane I. Perlmutter was also named as a rising star. In 2011 Mr. Perlmutter was appointed a judge of the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench.

The Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 will be featured in the November/December issue of Lexpert magazine.


Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) is a leading Canadian law firm for business, employment, advocacy and dispute resolution, with more than 120 years of history providing legal services to its clients locally, nationally and internationally. The full-service firm's seventy-four lawyers cover over 20 areas of practice and offer services in six languages including 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.

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