Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

April 11, 2012 10:00 ET

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS Law) Announces the Admission of Three Lawyers to the Partnership

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - April 11, 2012) - The partners of TDS Law congratulate Gerald S. Ashcroft, Lynda K. Troup and Robert W. Olson on their admission to the partnership.

Don Douglas, CEO and Managing Partner of TDS Law said, "We are very pleased to announce that Gerald, Lynda and Rob have accepted our invitation to join the Partnership". Douglas added, "These three lawyers will continue to be a tremendous asset to our clients, their practice groups and the entire firm".

Gerald's practice is focused primarily on Family law. He has extensive experience in advising clients and conducting negotiations on their behalf in matters pertaining to domestic agreements, separation and divorce, custody and access, child and spousal support, property division, adoption and guardianship. Should litigation be required, he is also experienced in preparing all of the required documentation for consideration by the courts and in conducting all necessary motions, settlement conferences, trials and appeals. He has appeared before all levels of courts in Manitoba and at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Lynda focuses her practice in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and administrative law. She acts as counsel and gives advice in a broad range of subject areas including insurance law, contractual disputes, negligence cases, intellectual property and employment law matters.

Rob's practice is focused in the areas of labour and employment, health law, and civil litigation. He acts as counsel and provides advice on employment and labour relations matters, terminations and wrongful dismissals, grievance arbitrations, and proceedings before labour boards and human rights tribunals.


TDS Law is a leading Manitoba-based 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 Law is one of the founding members of Lex Mundi, the world's foremost association of independent law firms. In 2012, TDS Law celebrates 125 years in the legal community.

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