TDS Recognized in The 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory


published 02/25/2022

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) would like to congratulate our 17 lawyers for being recognized as leading lawyers by Lexpert in 13 different service areas in The 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. TDS is proud to announce 5 additions to this years’ directory: Bill Percy, Silvia de Sousa, Adrian Frost, Jeff Pniowsky and Douglas Forbes. Lawyers on this directory are selected based upon an annual survey. The lawyers mentioned are considered as leaders in their practice areas.

As a result, we are pleased to announce our list of recognized lawyers:

  1. G. Bruce Taylor – Banking & Financial Institutions and Insolvency & Financial Restructuring
  2. Jonathan M. Woolley – Construction Law
  3. Barry N. MacTavish – Corporate Finance & Securities
  4. Richard L. Yaffe, Q.C. – Corporate Finance & Securities
  5. Gregory J. Tallon – Corporate Mid-Market
  6. Sheryl A. Rosenberg – Environmental Law & Indigenous Law
  7. John D. Stefaniuk – Environmental Law & Property Development
  8. Robert J.M. Adkins – Indigenous Law
  9. Sacha R. Paul – Indigenous Law
  10. Bill Percy – Indigenous Law
  11. Ross A. McFadyen – Insolvency & Financial Restructuring and Litigation (Corporate Commercial)
  12. Silvia de Sousa – Intellectual Property
  13. Keith D. LaBossiere, Q.C. – Labour Relations
  14. Adrian Frost – Labour Relations
  15. Lynda K. Troup – Litigation (Corporate Commercial)
  16. Jeff Pniowsky – Litigation (Corporate Tax)
  17. Douglas Forbes – Property & Development

TDS lawyer, Melissa Malden practices in Estates and Personal Tax and is named as one of the Lexpert® Lawyers to Watch this year as she was a finalist in 2021 for the Lexpert® Rising Stars Awards.

The directory has been a product of an extensive survey published on an annual basis since 1997. The 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory is a guide to recognizing legal talent across the country. By profiling leading lawyers within various service areas, the directory has become the ultimate resource for Canadian law firms, Canadian corporate counsel, as well as US corporate counsel and law firms looking for Canadian legal services.

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