Lynda is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, receiving her B.Sc. in 2000 and her LL.B. in 2003. Lynda is a partner at Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP having practiced with the firm since her call in 2004.
Lynda’s practice is focused in the area of civil and commercial litigation and administrative law. Lynda has experience in dealing with legal issues in a broad range of areas including insurance, intellectual property, contractual disputes, negligence, construction litigation, debtor/creditor litigation, trust litigation and employment law matters. Lynda provides procedural advice to various administrative bodies. Lynda has appeared before all levels of Court in Manitoba, the Federal Court of Canada and before various administrative tribunals.
Since 2009, Lynda has served on a variety of committees at the Law Society of Manitoba and has been a bencher of the Law Society since 2014. In 2020-2021, she is serving as the 100th President of the Law Society of Manitoba.
Lynda was named a Rising Star, Top 40 under 40, by Lexpert Magazine in 2019 and has been recognized by the same publication since 2019 as being a leader in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. She received Benchmark Canada’s Emerging Talent Award for Manitoba in 2018 and has been ranked as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Canada since 2018. Lynda has published in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2011 with her article Injurious Falsehood: The Tort of the Future. Lynda has also taught at the University of Manitoba for several years, most recently the Remedies Course.
University of Manitoba, LL.B., 2003
University of Manitoba, B.Sc., 2000
Included in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers™ in Canada in the field of Corporate and Commercial Litigation (since 2023) and Administrative and Public Law (since 2024)
Recognized as a leading technology and health lawyer in the Lexpert Special Edition: Technology and Health 2023
Honorary Counsel for Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba
Legal Methods instructor at Robson Hall, University of Manitoba from fall 2011 to 2014
Remedies Course instructor at Robson Hall, University of Manitoba since the fall 2014