TDS Congratulates Five Lawyers on their Chambers Canada 2024 Rankings.


published 10/02/2023

 Congratulations to Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) lawyers Ross McFadyen, John Stefaniuk, K.C., Lisa Stiver K.C., Greg Tallon, and Bruce Taylor for being recognized in Chambers Canada’s 2024 Canadian lawyer rankings in three services areas.


John Stefaniuk, K.C. has been ranked nationally in the Environment category. He engages in a broad practice with emphasis on project and property development, environmental law, natural resources, and energy. He acts directly and as local agent for proponents, developers, and financers of power, natural resource, and property projects. He has experience in a wide range of environmental, land use and licensing processes, regulation, and government relations.


Greg Tallon has been recognized provincially in the Corporate/Commercial category. His practice is concentrated in Business Law with particular experience in mergers and acquisitions, real estate leasing and development, secured transactions and franchising.

Lisa Stiver, K.C. has been recognized in the Corporate/Commercial category. Her practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on commercial transactions, property conveyancing, leasing and financing, and public tendering and procurement.

Bruce Taylor has been recognized provincially in the Corporate/Commercial category. He practises in the areas of financial services, corporate restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy law, including advice regarding corporate debt restructuring and recovery strategies, Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act Arrangements and Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act proposals; loans, loan recovery, and enforcement; related shareholder, director, employee, environmental and other issues; lender liability, bankruptcy and receivership generally.

Litigation: General Commercial

Ross McFadyen has been recognized provincially in the Litigation: General Commercial category. He practises in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on insolvency and restructuring, and commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in providing advice to clients with respect to proposal proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act, and in receivership matters, including acting as counsel for Court-appointed officers. In addition, Ross has acted for clients in connection with matters involving debt collection, shareholder rights and remedies, insurance and construction matters.

In addition, TDS was ranked in Manitoba in the General Business Law category.

Chambers and Partners is a leading independent professional legal research company operating across 200 jurisdictions in over 70 countries, providing detailed rankings and insights into the world's top lawyers, legal departments and law firms since 1989.

Congratulations to all the lawyers and firms who were ranked this year.

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