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Inspire Inclusion

International Women's Day

TDS is proud to celebrate International Women’s Day—a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

The 2024 International Women’s Day theme is #InspireInclusion. Through a life-long investment of recruiting, retaining, and developing female talent, TDS is dedicated to promoting the importance of women in leadership and decision-making roles. We are proud to showcase the inspiring women of TDS and celebrate the diverse talents and achievements of our female colleagues.

Discover how we inspire inclusion

“We are a firm of different perspectives and experiences, but a shared commitment to dismantle the biases”

Bailey Harris, Chair of the Equity and Accountability Council

Our Milestones

At a Glance

Our team continues to evolve, which includes the ever-growing presence of talented women across our firm.

192

Women at the firm

50

Women Partners and Associates

67

Women legal assistants

24

Women paralegals

7

Women lawyers in our rural offices

Our Team

Celebrating Women in Law

Meet some of the extraordinary women who contribute to our firm's success every day.

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Melissa Beaumont

A TDS Rising Star

TDS congratulates our partner Melissa Beaumont on being named among Lexpert Rising Stars 2023: Leading Lawyers Under 40 in Canada.

The Lexpert Rising Star Awards honours leading lawyers in their practice area and community. Melissa has a diverse practice in labour and employment and human rights law.

Congratulations to Melissa on her remarkable accomplishments and all of Canada’s Leading Lawyers Under 40.

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Leilani Kagan K. C.

Winnipeg Women's Conference Panel Speaker

Leilani Kagan, K.C. is a 2024 panel speaker at this year’s Winnipeg Women’s Conference (WWC), where she will discuss and elaborate on the difficulties women, and women of colour work through every day, and how these obstacles are overcome.

In addition to speaking at events such as the Winnipeg Women’s Conference, Leilani generously donates her time and energy to her community as a Director of The Dream Factory Foundation, Director of TOBA Centre for Children and Youth, and member of the United Way Major Donor Cabinet.

Leilani is a partner in the Business Law Group (Tax) and is also Chair of the Business Development Committee. Her practice encompasses corporate transactions and all aspects of income and commodity taxation, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, with a primary focus on owner-manager taxation issues, corporate reorganizations, spin-offs, private equity investments, financings, REITs, partnership and joint ventures.

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strength in collaboration

At TDS, we believe in the power of diverse voices shaping the legal landscape. As we celebrate International Women’s Day and reflect on our commitment to #InspireInclusion, we stand united in fostering an environment where every individual, regardless of gender, is empowered to thrive, contribute, and lead with excellence.