TDS Congratulates Our New Lawyers on Their Call to the Bar

published 06/16/2022

Call to the bar 2022 news banner imageThompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) congratulates (from left to right) Michelle McFadden, Reid Buchanan, Joel Olfert, Elizabeth Pappas and Dan Patriarca on their Call to the Bar. We are thrilled to have them joining the firm as associates.

Michelle McFadden will be practising in the area of corporate and commercial law, including commercial real estate transactions and financing matters.

Reid Buchanan will be practising in the areas of corporate and commercial law, labour and employment law, and tax law. 

Joel Olfert will be practising in the area of corporate and commercial law.

Elizabeth Pappas will be practising in the areas of civil litigation, aboriginal law, and corporate and commercial law. 

Dan Patriarca will be practising in the areas of business immigration, intellectual property, and corporate and commercial law.

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