Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

December 12, 2008 09:30 ET

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) Receives National Recognition as the Top Winnipeg Business Law Firm

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2008) - TDS has again been recognized as a leading Manitoba law firm. Lexpert(R), The Business Magazine for Lawyers has recognized TDS as the top Winnipeg business law firm, placing TDS at the centre of its 2008 "Bull's-Eye" ranking of corporate/commercial law practices in Manitoba.

Donald Douglas, TDS CEO and Managing Partner says, "We are very proud that TDS is the only firm that hits the centre of the target on the current "Bulls-Eye" ranking for Manitoba business law firms."

The following eleven TDS lawyers have been recognized by LEXPERT(R) as leaders in their respective areas: Richard H. G. Adams (property development), Robert J. M. Adkins (property development), Donald G. Douglas (litigation - corporate commercial), Robin M. Kersey (labour and employment), Gordon A. McKinnon (personal injury), E. William Olson (litigation - corporate commercial), Chrys Pappas (corporate commercial, banking and property development), James A. Ripley (corporate commercial and banking), P. Michael Sinclair (corporate commercial and corporate finance), John D. Stefaniuk (environmental and property development) and Gregory J. Tallon (corporate commercial).

The Canadian Legal LEXPERT(R) Directory identifies the leading Canadian law firms and lawyers in more than fifty practice areas across Canada; it is the most comprehensive directory available. The Directory clearly sets out which firms and practitioners are the leaders in their practice areas, and is specifically designed to assist sophisticated users of legal services.

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS), ( is a leading Canadian business law firm based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With 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(R) 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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