Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

November 13, 2009 09:00 ET

Shane I. Perlmutter of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) Recognized as One of the Top 40 Leading Lawyers Under 40 in Canada

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Nov. 13, 2009) - Lexpert(R), Canada's leading source of news and information about the business of law, has recognized Shane Perlmutter as another TDS rising star. Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP congratulates Shane Perlmutter on being named one of Lexpert's 40 Leading Lawyers Under 40 in Canada and the only lawyer in Manitoba to receive this prestigious recognition in 2009. Shane is a partner who shines in the areas of insurance, commercial, pension litigation and administrative law.

This is the third year in a row that a TDS lawyer has been presented with Lexpert's Rising Stars award. In 2007, Keith D. LaBossiere was honoured and in 2008, Leilani J. Kagan was also honoured with being listed among Canada's leading lawyers under 40.

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 being confirmed again by Lexpert, a nationally respected organization in the legal profession".

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


TDS is a leading Canadian business law firm with over 120 years of history in the legal profession. The full-service firm's seventy-lawyer team covers over 20 areas of practice. Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP is one of the founding members of Lex Mundi, the world's foremost association of independent law firms, representing 160 member firms from every Canadian province, every state in the United States and 100 other countries throughout the world.


Lexpert is Canada's leading source of news and information about the business of law. Publications and services include Lexpert Magazine, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, the Lexpert/CCCA Corporate Counsel Directory and Yearbook, the Lexpert Law Student and Associate Recruitment Guide and Lexpert Conferences. Lexpert also maintains Canada's most comprehensive "who's acting for whom" legal transaction and lawsuit database, available online at

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