Meghan Ross

Meghan Ross
Meghan is a Lawyer with Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP.

Meghan's practice is focused in the areas of civil litigation, administrative law, and labour and employment law.

Meghan has experience assisting clients with a variety of legal issues in a broad range of areas including contractual disputes, negligence, personal injury, construction litigation, debtor/creditor litigation, terminations and wrongful dismissals.

Meghan articled with Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP in 2012 and joined the firm as an associate in 2013.


Juris Doctor, 2012, University of Manitoba

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), 2008, University of Winnipeg

Call to the Bar:

Manitoba, 2013


Participant in the Wilson Moot, 2011

Community Involvements:

Board Member of Visions of Independence

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