Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

2200-201 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3L3 , Canada
Phone: 204-957-1930
Fax: 204-934-0570
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
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Practice/Organization Description

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) is one of the leading full-service business law firms in Manitoba, with over 120 years of history providing legal services to its clients locally, nationally and internationally. From our offices in Winnipeg, Manitoba, TDS has the expertise necessary to help clients take advantage of every opportunity and to develop creative solutions to legal challenges experienced in their business in a timely and cost-effective way. The full-service firm's seventy-eight lawyer team covers over 20 areas of practice and offers services in seven languages including English, French and Spanish. TDS has long been recognized as a centre of excellence in the areas of business law, labour relations law, employment law, civil litigation and dispute resolution. LEXPERT® The Business Magazine for Lawyers recognized TDS as the leading corporate law firm in Manitoba, being the only Manitoba corporate law firm at the centre of its "Bulls-Eye" ranking of Manitoba corporate law firms. A number of our lawyers have been recognized by LEXPERT® and THE BEST LAWYERS IN CANADA® and other legal publications as being among the leading Canadian lawyers in their areas of practice.

While assisting business, government, institutional and individual clients with their Canadian legal needs, wherever and whenever they may arise, TDS lawyers and staff are committed to supporting their community of Winnipeg, and the Province of Manitoba. Many TDS lawyers hold positions of leadership in community service support of the arts, legal education and in the legal profession.

Bar Admissions




Professional Associations & Memberships

Lex Mundi

Manitoba Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice

Canadian Association of Law Teachers

Lex Mundi

Sports Lawyers Association

National Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

Life Science Association of Manitoba

Law Society of Manitoba

Honors and Awards

National Recognition from Lexpert® for the Fourth Year in a Row as the Leading Corporate Law Firm in Manitoba.

Sixteen lawyers from Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) have been listed in the recent edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada by Best Lawyers®.

Recognized Nationally by Best Lawyers® as the 2011 Winnipeg Insurance and Banking Lawyers of the Year.

Eleven lawyers from Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) have been recognized nationally as leading practitioners by LEXPERT®.

Silvia de Sousa of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) Nationally Recognized as a Woman of

Influence by Women of Influence, Inc.

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