Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

May 27, 2010 08:30 ET

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) Announces Merger With Perlov Stewart LLP

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - May 27, 2010) - Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) and Perlov Stewart LLP are pleased to announce that effective June 1, 2010 their practices will merge under the name Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP.

David Perlov, Managing Partner of Perlov Stewart LLP says "I am both pleased and excited about our merger with TDS. It will provide an excellent working environment among other high quality lawyers, and expand our administrative and legal resource base to provide and improve on the high standards our clients expect and deserve."

All Perlov Stewart LLP lawyers, I. David Perlov, Allan L. V. Stewart, Peter A. Sim and Gerald S. Ashcroft, are joining TDS. The addition of these new lawyers will add to the strength of TDS and further diversify its ability to provide legal services in matters related to business, financial services, the environment, family and criminal law, creditors' rights (including bankruptcy and restructuring), labour and employment, civil litigation, wills and estates, and the purchase, sale and development of land.

Don Douglas, CEO and Managing Partner of TDS says "We are very pleased that Perlov Stewart LLP has decided to merge with TDS." Douglas adds "Our mission at TDS is to provide excellent legal services on a timely basis at a reasonable cost. The additional resources and expertise of our larger firm will enable us to enhance the service we provide to our valued clients."

ABOUT THOMPSON DORFMAN SWEATMAN LLP

TDS is a leading Canadian business, employment and civil litigation law firm with over 120 years of history providing legal services to its clients locally, nationally and internationally. The full-service firm's seventy lawyer team covers over 20 areas of practice and offers services in seven languages including English, French and Spanish. TDS 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. In 2010, TDS was again recognized nationally by Lexpert® as the leading corporate law firm in Manitoba.

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